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What to do with that Under Performing Rental?

Posted on Sep 28, 2019

Here we are at the starting line of another Spring / Summer season and just as homeowners contemplate if this is the right year to sell their property, so are many Calgary landlord, tired from weathering the falling rental rates and extraordinarily long vacant periods. 

For many landlords supplementing rents to cover the basic costs is more than they...

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5 Steps to Improve your Curb Appeal

Posted on Sep 28, 2019

So, have you ever driven up your driveway after work and thought “blah” but don’t really have the budget right now to revamp your landscaping and you don’t get along well with plants? Well, I have 5 steps to improve your curb appeal and give you a more updated feel for under $175

1) Paint Your Front Door

This is a super cost-effective way to add some...

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What is Virtual Staging

Posted on Sep 28, 2019

Simply put – virtual staging is digitally placing furniture and accessories into images of a vacant or barely furnished property to enhance the “WOW” factor. It’s also an effective tool in helping buyers imagine a furniture layout in what might be considered an awkward shaped room. 

With virtual staging the sky is the limit but be careful with this t...

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Posted on Mar 08, 2018 in Fun Stuff

We are super proud of our very own Angela who has been nominated not once.... but twice.... for the Calgary White Hat Award! Angela is a busy mom who is dedicated to her work and shows it each day through her attention to detail and follow through. Angela leads by example and that's exactly why she has been recognized among the best in the city! Al...

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TD and CIBC join RBC in hiking mortgage rates ahead of Bank of Canada decision next week.

Posted on Feb 13, 2018

With all the changing rules and rates it might be time to talk to a
Private Mortgage Broker and see what they have to offer that the
Big Banks might not be inclined to share.

To read the full article from the Calgary Herald click here

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When it comes to Evicting

Posted on Dec 04, 2017

Have you ever been in the position of having to evict a tenant?

Having an investment property is a great financial asset, especially in Canada’s competitive rental market. But investment properties come with the great responsibility of being a landlord. Choosing tenants to live in your rental unit is risky, and often times a negative situation is on...

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