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Open Houses are Allowed Again

Posted on Jun 18, 2020

So  now realtors can host open houses. There are certain procedures still to be followed, for example only one family group allowed in a property at a time, we ask people to not touch things and to use hand sanitizers. So at least properties are more accessible now.

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Media Release from the Calgary Real Estate Board

Posted on Jun 08, 2020

So the press release about the Calgary Real Estate Market for May states that the market was down from May 2019 but not as badly as it was in April, so there was a total of 1080 sales so a 44% decline over the same period in 2019. But some strength coming back. For our office in May we had over 1 million page views for the website so I think one of...

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Phase 1 for Open Houses

Posted on Jun 08, 2020

So it was announced last week that we as realtors are now allowed to do Open Houses on Vacant Properties only. The starting of open house will be in 3 different phases so I will post when they happen. Precautions will still be used such as one party in the property at a time, but it is a start in this Covid-19 period. 

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Selling Tips - Curb Appeal

Posted on Mar 30, 2016

When selling the first thing you should do is go outside and have a look at your property not through your own familiar view but try and look at everything as if you were the buyer and you had never seen the place before. It does make a difference. Some ideas of how to improve things;
  • Open the blinds and curtains! Having a 'closed look' does not cre...

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The Canadian Real Estate Association announces launch of .REALTOR top-level-domain

Posted on Aug 18, 2014

August 18, Ottawa, ON

Beginning on October 23rd, a new .REALTOR top-level-domain (TLD) will be made available to members of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) in Canada, and members of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) in the U.S.

Beginning on October 23rd, a new .REALTOR top-level-domain (TLD) will be made available to members of...

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Canadian home sales edge higher in July

Posted on Aug 14, 2014

Ottawa, ON, August 15, 2014

– According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up almost one per cent in July 2014 from the previous month.

Highlights:
  • National home sales rose 0.8% from June to July.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was 7.2% higher than July 2013 levels...

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