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New Listing In Huntington Hills

416 Huntbourne Hill NE

 

 416 Huntbourne Hill NE

 

Huntington Hills is pretty much considered Inner-City when you consider a 10-minute drive to downtown or a bit of a longer ride on the direct access #3 bus. Close to all amenities and excellent accessibility to all major roadways. Please view all photos to fully appreciate this fine home. This home is occupied by the original owners and they have kept up to date with all the modern updates. Pride of ownership inside and out and allergy-friendly with no carpet anywhere. The upgrades in the home are extensive and include beautiful laminate flooring throughout the main floor and down, beautiful kitchen renovations, stone countertops in the kitchen and baths, double sinks in the

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Cedarglen Homes Showhome For Sale

 


22 Seton Manor SE Calgary Kitchen

 

Cedarglen Homes showhome for sale.  Cedarglen is one of Calgary's top builders.  Cedarglen Homes has helped thousands of Calgarians build their dream home over the past 38 years.  Find out what makes them so special and why you should buy a Cedarglen Home.  Cedarglen Homes has been awarded the Builder of Choice award for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

WALK TO EVERYTHING! One of the most comprehensive mixed-use developments in North America, Seton’s plan includes over two-and-a-half-million sq.ft. of office and retail space, a 16-acre Seton Central Park, public library, schools, 1,300 multi-family residences, an active main street, Calgary’s new South Health Campus as well as the regional recreation centre

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Everything You Need to Know About iBuyers
and the “Instant Cash Offer”

Couple looking at computer for a home

 

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we buy and sell homes.

iBuyer startups like Opendoor, Offerpad, and Properly are rapidly expanding into new territories, and now established players, like Zillow, are starting to get in on the action. Also known as Direct Buyers, these companies use computer algorithms to provide sellers with a quick cash offer to buy their home.

While the actual market share of iBuyers remains small, their big advertising budgets have helped create a noticeable buzz in the industry. This has left many of our

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April 2019 Blog Post First Time Home Buyers

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First-Time Home Buyers

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably received your share of advice from family and friends. Add to that the constant stream of TV shows, news segments, and social media posts that over-simplify the home buying process for easy entertainment.

 With so much information to sift through, it can be tough to distinguish fact from fiction. That’s why we’re revealing the truth behind some of the most common home buyer myths and misconceptions.

 Buying a home is a big decision, but it doesn’t have to be a scary one. If you arm yourself with knowledge and a qualified team of support professionals, you’ll be well equipped to make the right choices for your family and financial

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Listing REALTOR® vs Buying REALTOR®

When you’re dealing with buying a home you may wonder which is a better choice for you.  Should you deal with, the Listing REALTOR® vs the Buying REALTOR®?  It’s always advisable to have your own REALTOR® and not go to the listing REALTOR®. This is because there are aspects under the Laws of Agency in Alberta that can put buyers who go to the listing REALTOR® at a real disadvantage in my opinion.

How will this affect me?

When a member of the public goes directly to the listing REALTOR®, it puts the listing REALTOR® in a position where he represents both sides or also referred to as dual agency. The question that comes up under the law is, “How can the listing REALTOR® possibly represent both parties equally and

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Is it a Good Idea to Buy a Home Before I Sell Mine in Calgary, Alberta?

 

Whether or not to buy a home before selling your current home is the Catch 22 in real estate. When you do so, you’re taking a risk in that, depending on the market condition. Generally, it’s not advisable to do so, but if you’re in a rising market, it takes away some of the risk. However, if you’re in a declining market, don’t do it, unless you have lot’s of equity in your home.

It’s important to select a REALTOR® that understands market conditions, because that is the main factor that will influence your decision. Even in a balanced market, one that isn’t rising or declining and is sitting fairly constant, it’s bad advice to buy a home before selling yours.

Our average

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What is the Difference Between Prequalified and Preapproved Mortgages in Canada?

The public, and even many REALTORS® view preapproved and prequalified as being the same thing, but they’re not.

Prequalified Mortgages

Prequalification is based on general information that has been given to a mortgage broker or to your bank (whichever one you’re going to use). This is the first step in buying a home so that you know how much you can afford.

With a pre-qualification, the mortgage broker or bank looks at your total income and your debt and gives you a rough idea on how much you can borrow. In other words, they tell you the amount of money that you could qualify for from a lender.

The broker or the bank will calculate your affordability by doing a

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You've decided to sell your home and now there are countless questions running through your head. Where do you start? What type of Calgary brokerage firm will fit your needs and yield the best results?

It's common for home sellers to believe that using a large, franchised real estate brokerage firm will be more advantageous. It's understandable why people think this way, but it's a complete misconception.

In fact, there are a number of advantages to using an independent real estate firm that you're probably are unaware of. A REALTOR® enjoys a number of freedoms and advantages when working for an independent firm. This allows them to provide a level of service not always found at the large firms.

Personalized Service at an Independent Calgary

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No matter which way you look at it, buying a home is a major investment. For many homebuyers, however, it can be an even more expensive process than it needs if they are trapped by:

  • Paying too much for the home they want,
  • Losing their dream home to another buyer, or
  • (Worse) buying the wrong home for their needs.

A systemized approach to the home buying process can help you steer clear of these common traps, allowing you to not only cut costs but also secure the home that’s best for you.

This important report discusses the nine most common and costly of these homebuyer traps, how to identify them, and what you can do to avoid them.

1.    Bidding Blind 

  • What price should you offer when you bid on a home?
  • Is the seller’s
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Costly Mistakes to Avoid when Buying a Home in Calgary

So you’ve finally decided to buy your next home. Problem is while you were making up your mind, other fence sitters jumped into the home market too. Now you may be facing some competition for the best property home listings.

What to do? Just because there are other buyers in the housing market doesn't mean you can’t come away with your dream house. But to be a successful buyer in today’s real estate market you’re going to need help. This is where Tom’s experience can help you avoid costly mistakes when buying a home.

Your best move is to know a few inside real estate tricks. The following tested tips will increase your market savvy and sharpen your competitive position. You’ll then be ready

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