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The Real Estate Partners Calgary Home Buyers Guide

Take a look at our comprehensive Calgary Real Estate Buyers Guide for new home buyers and experienced buyers as well, from impact partners to the steps you need to take in order to get the best home, we cover the essentials of how to buy a home with a top real estate agent in Calgary. 

 

Step 1: Get Pre-Approved For Your Mortgage 

Calgary Buyers

Not being approved is like trying to drive a car with a blindfold on… It is simply a recipe for disaster!
The word  "mortgage" truly sounds a lot scarier to people than it really is. Getting yourself pre-approved
for a mortgage really provides you with the ability to know how much you can afford when you're looking at
buying a home and ensures that you are

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 The Mortgage Process in Calgary

 

The home buying process starts with figuring out what you can afford to purchase. A 10 minute conversation with our mortgage partner will provide clarity about what you can afford or what you need to work on to be able to reach your home ownership goals!

As early as a year prior to purchasing, our mortgage partner starts working with our clients to position them for success in the home buying process. We want this to be an enjoyable experience for our clients. For that reason, we’ve broken the mortgage process down into 3 simple steps.

Check out our Calgary mortgage process guide below, and keep reading to see all the steps to obtaining a mortgage. 

 

Calgary Mortgages

 

  1. Schedule a 10-minute mortgage call to
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776 WINDRIDGE RD SW 

 

 

STUNNING move in ready home in the family community of Windsong! This home features almost 2,400 sqft of developed living space, three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and has been extensively upgraded. The main level features a front office, beautiful kitchen with granite countertops, elegantly cabinetry with a subway backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and a large dining area that leads to your bright south-east backyard. The open layout flows great into the living room and is perfect for entertaining. Upstairs you will find two great sized bedrooms for your growing family, a 4 piece bathroom, laundry closet, an oversized master bedroom with a walk in closet and a bright five piece ensuite and large walk in closet! The

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147 SAGE VALLEY DR NW

147 SAGE VALLEY DR NW

Welcome to 147 Sage Valley Dr! A beautiful 2 storey home situated on A LARGE CORNER LOT with a fenced in backyard and inviting porch in the sought after community of Sage Hills. As you make your way through the CUSTOM WOOD DOOR, upon entering the home and you are greeted with an open concept floor plan and BEAUTIFUL HARDWOOD FLOORS. The open concept main floor features a large living room area with a STONEFACE GAS FIREPLACE and lots of windows allowing for lots of sunshine. It flows right into the kitchen where you will find a large centre ISLAND, a WALKTHROUGH PANTRY and a bright breakfast nook leading onto the back deck. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom with VAULTED CEILINGS, a 3pc ENSUITE and a WALK-IN CLOSET

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If you're new to the city of Calgary, you'll definitely find out 'Top Neighborhoods' blog to be one of the best resources to keying in on the best areas within the city to plant your rooms, raise your family, and find a home and community that matches your needs and desires. 

Best Communities in Calgary

Recently voted at number 8 by Avenue Magazine and their highly watched list of best nieghborhoods in Calgary, Lake Bonavista consistently is a highly sought after community for many reasons, and first and foremost is its location. Situated in the southeast of Calgary, between Fish Creek Provincial Park and the major road way of Anderson, this community features one of the best lakes in the city, private for community residents and also features an incredible park (the second

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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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