The Ultimate Resource for Calgary Home Sellers

The Ultimate Resource for Calgary Home Sellers

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honestdoor_comYes, you read that right. Honestdoor.com is a website and a startup in Edmonton, AB that uses artificial intelligence to share that data with the public. It is currently a free site that you can go onto and see what homes have sold for, what they believe it's valued for in today's market as well as the assessed property value history, past permits pulled and much more. They are currently showing properties located in Edmonton, Calgary, Cochrane Winnipeg and many more. Many real estate agents are typically fearful of these types of sites, but we here at Chamberlain Group think this is great. Here is our review on their site as of January 2020, and what they are providing. We will walk through the good and the bad and how you as a home buyer or seller in

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realtor.caYou love Realtor.ca and you find yourself longingly looking at homes on this site multiple times a day. It really is a great way to dream and see what is out there for sale or what your neighbour’s home looks like inside. Am I right? And let’s be honest, it’s painful to use. We all know that, but here are 5 shocking truths about Realtor.ca that you need to be aware of.

To start off, Realtor.ca is the official site of the Canadian Real Estate Association and to be honest, it is just ok. Let’s take a look at why you need a better search experience.

Listings on Realtor.ca are Incomplete

There are a few important things that you will need when searching for a new home in Calgary that you cannot get access to on Realtor.ca. 

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closing_costs_albertaIf you are planning on selling your home or condo, there are closing costs in Alberta that you need to be aware of. Here is our quick guide to the majority of the costs of selling your home.

We’ve broken down this guide into 3 parts:

  1. Costs before listing your home
  2. Costs while your home is listed
  3. Costs before or on your possession

 

Costs Before Listing Your Home

Getting your home ready for sale when living in Alberta can be an enormous task for some, which also goes for the costs. If you are the type of person that keeps your home in great shape and are fixing and continually updating, not only will your costs and time to prep your home be lower but you could also see a greater return on your dollar. This is because your home is

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hidden_costs_of_owning_a_home_in_calgaryOwning and moving into your first home, or even your 5th home can be very exciting for you and your family. You have probably spent hours or possibly even years looking for this perfect place and now you are moving in. Or perhaps you are still looking for that home and you are a proactive type and doing your research on homeownership. Either way lets discuss what the hidden costs of owning a home are and what you could expect.

Maintenance Items to Watch out for

Depending on the type of home you have purchased, whether it be a detached home, townhouse or condo apartment, the maintenance items will vary drastically. So we will give you an overview of some of the big items.

  • The exterior of the Home - If you own a yard or land, there will be

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