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Tips For Selling Your Home In Calgary Fast! 

Calgary Home Sellers

The summer real estate market is now in full force! You've likely started to see numerous 'for sale' signs in your neighborhood start to pop up as the preferred time of year to make a move hits full stride! We've put together a list of top tips to help differentiate your listing, ensuring it gets sold faster, allowing you to move to your next home, with time to get kids registered for school, and still take in the beautiful summer months. Our biggest tip right off the bat is... 

PROPER PRICING

Make sure you price it properly! In most cases, the first 30 days on the market are your most important! That means you'll be seeing the most activity, and having the most qualified or likely to purchase,

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Questions you MUST ask as a first time home buyer! 

(In no particular order)

 Buying a home may be a dream come true and we strive to make sure our clients first purchase is rewarding, educational, and exciting. But make no mistake, it's not all sunshines and rainbows, there are a lot of steps and measures that need to be taken to make sure you're financially sound, your offers are solid, and your stress is minimal. To help with this, we've compiled a list of questions that should help guide you in deciding who is the best fit to assist with your home purchase! 

First time calgary home buyers

 

1. Are you a full time real estate agent, or is this a part time job?

The REALTOR® you work with should be one that does this full time! Any professional you choose to

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Calgary Real Estate Training 

Unlike many of the top real estate training programs and coaches (who typically haven't been in front of a real buyer or seller for years/decades) our approach is real, practical, easy to understand, and current. There's no agenda behind what we're doing, we're not here to sell our services, take a cut of your profits, or get you paying a monthly subscription to maintain access, we're here to elevate real estate in Calgary. 

Check out our new visual intro for the REP EDucation series. 

 

We're not looking to limit or define this series in the early stages, and we'll definitely be keeping a keen eye on the feedback from viewers, however, our series won't be fitting for those who are looking for advice on how

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Summer is finally here and we're ecstatic that homes can finally be seen in their finest forms! No more snow, clean fresh grass, and blue skies all around! This perfectly compliments the latest release of our sister site Calgary Luxury Real Estate

  

A sister site to REPYYC.COM - CalgaryLuxuryRealEstate.com is the premiere solution to buying and browsing luxury homes in Calgary! 

 

A few upgrades to our luxury site include a brand new carousel to display Calgary real estate listings

luxury homes

  

Walking scores are now enabled and active on our site one of the first Calgary Real Estate 

  

Another new feature we've included is a quick and efficient mortgage calculator! Giving our website visitors the ability to quickly calculate the

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THERE ARE FIVE THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME IN CALGARY! 

1. Your bedroom closets should be empty! calgary home seller tips One of the biggest things we hear from our buyers is that they're looking for more storage in their new home, and it's quite likely that you've probably outgrown your home and the storage inside. One of the best This is some text.

ways to make your home appeal to prospective buyers is by starting the de-cluttering process and one of the best places to start is within your closets. Some buyers with lots of items will go the extra mile by securing a storage unit while their home is active on the market. Leaving your closets clean, and spacious allows buyers to imagine their belongings inside, instead of trying to look past what

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Looking to beat the heat this summer (when it finally kicks in?) With your weekends already filling up with adventures, hikes, weddings and more, this POP UP water park is likely to make a splash... In your plans, if you've got kids who love the water, or you're a kid at heart! Stay tuned for more 'Things to do in and around Calgary' on our blog as we share more cool adventures for our followers to take on with their friends and families. 

Sylvan Lake Water Park

This Sylvan Lake water adventure is set to open in just 20 days for the pre-season.  The Weekend of June 15/16, 12pm-6pm and the Weekend of June 22/23, 12pm-6pm with the full Season opening on June 28 to Sept 02 with the hours being 11 am to 8pm. The perfect day getaway from Calgary or Edmonton Sylvan lake is

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May 2019 Calgary Mortgage Update

Courtesy of our wonderful mortgage partner Renee Huse, we're excited to share a spring (almost summer) market update! 

Hello Spring (almost)...

We've seen a massive flurry of activity in April and May in the Calgary Real Estate and Mortgage market.    Homes, positioned properly in the market, are selling quickly and even with multiple offers.  It's been exciting to see this activity and makes me hopeful about some recovery in the Alberta markets over the next 24 months.  

Mortgage Rates continue to be very aggressive.  Lenders, both the big banks and the mortgage companies, have been very competitive with their fixed rate business.  Fixed rates have fallen below variable rates.  This is very different from what we…
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From saving money on gas, to getting out of the city, we've compiled a list of must have apps for Calgarians! 

 

1. Pathways & Bikeways - Find your way around the city on foot or by bike with this great app from the city of Calgary.

Built to provide Calgarians with a convenient way to navigate the pathway and on-street bikeway system.

Download: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad - Android​

 

2. Find cheap gas near you! 

This crowd powered app allows you to quickly find cheap gas nearby! With a press of a button, you can find gas nearby with up to date prices, you'll have the ability to help out fellow deal seekers by inputting current gas prices as you visit locations! 

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703 Willingdon Boulevard South East 

 

 

This home sits on a massive corner lot and features over 2500 sq.ft of developed living space, unparalleled curb appeal, an oversized double attached garage, a triple detached garage, RV parking and a large south-facing backyard. The kitchen has been tastefully updated with stone counters, stainless steel appliances, pot-lights and plenty of cabinetry. The main floor living space features two family areas and a spacious dining room. Upstairs you will find a bright master bedroom with an ensuite and a large south-facing window. The upper level is rounded off with 2 more bedrooms and a 4 pc bath. Additional upgrades include vinyl windows, A/C, insulation and heating in the rear garage, and updated

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Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life. This 9 step Calgary home seller system will give you the tools in your belt that you need to maximize your profits, keep control, and ultimately eliminate or reduce the stress that can sometime come with the home selling process in Calgary and surrounding areas. 

 

1. Knowing why you're selling, but keeping it to yourself, and your REALTOR.

The reasoning behind your decision to sell, will affect everything from setting a price, to deciding how much time and money to invest in getting your home ready for sale. Ask yourself, what's more important to you: the money you walk away with, or the length of time your property is on the market? Different goals can and often will dictate…
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