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The Return of Multiple Offers in Calgary Real Estate

In the last couple of weeks, hearing about multiple offers or bidding wars have not been unusual in the Calgary real estate market. Spring has sprung and a lack of inventory is driving the Calgary market. If the current low levels of inventory remain where they are, we could very well find ourselves in the midst of another sellers market sooner than we thought or planned. Do keep in mind that not all areas of the city, communities or price ranges are seeing this type of activity so you will want to do your own research when it comes to your specific real estate goals.

A strong economy in Calgary, job creation , in-migration and low interest rates seem to be driving this market. Eager and willing buyers seem geared to pay the price before the prices start to rise. If we continue to see...

Exquisite 2 Bedroom Vacation Home in Salchi Bay $305,000

Exquisite 2 Bedroom Vacation Home in Salchi Bay

This exquisite 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in Salchi Bay overlooks the Pacific ocean and is only steps away from a private and secluded beach. Generous sized master bedroom with base for king bed, white closet and bathroom with Onix sink. Kitchen with cedar constructed breakfast bar and tile in bar and back wall. Laundry room also included. This home offers first class, rustic Mexican design throughout. Enjoy the outdoors while on the terrace with wooden pergola and Mexican glazed tile. Entertain friends and family in your designated BBQ preparation area that includes a sink and built in cabinet in terrace palapa.

Additional home features include:

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3 Bedroom 2 Level Apartment Condo in Puerto Angel $300,000

3 Bedroom 2 Level Apartment Condo in Puerto Angel

This three bedroom condo is outstanding. Boasting 3,150 square feet in two levels, this home has a large master bedroom and bathroom, a terrace facing and a magnificent view to the ocean. The other two bedrooms share a full bathroom and are located in the lower level of the apartment, while the kitchen, living room and dining room are situated on the upper level.

For more information on Salchi Bay Mexico click here!

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Salchi Bay Mexico 2 Bedroom Hillside Vacation Home $270,000

Salchi Bay Mexico 2 Bedroom Hillside Vacation Home

The ground floor offers 2 bedrooms with bathroom and closet as well as laundry, covered terrace and an outdoor shower. Moving up to the first level of this fabulous hillside vacation villa is the kitchen with cedar breakfast bar and Mexican glazed tile in the bar and on the back wall. Enjoy many hours of entertaining outside with a designated BBQ preparation area that includes a sink and built in cabinet.

Additional home features include:

  • The entire building has electricity and preparation grounded 220w for air conditioning
  • Solar hot water
  • All floors...

Salchi Bay Mexico House with Land For Sale $425,000

Salchi Bay Mexico House with Land For Sale

This is a unique vacation home located in Salchi Bay. A commanding entrance to this Mexican design inspired home with enough land to build two additional homes. Only steps away to a private and secluded beach or enjoy the breathtaking views from your very own outdoor living space.

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Salchi Bay Mexico 3 Bedroom Home with Ocean Views $375,000

Salchi Bay Mexico 3 Bedroom Home with Ocean Views

This 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom Salchi Bay vacation home is oozing Mexican charm and design. The ground floor has a rustic wood feel throughout the home with cedar wood furniture in the kitchen, a shaded wood pergola in the outdoor living space and a concrete and wood entertainment center. Also included on the ground level of this fabulous home is laundry and warehouse facilities, a chair constructed of concrete slab with a painted finish and aluminum windows with breathtaking panoramic ocean views.
An arched doorway leading from the interior of the home to the terrace palapa, with glazed tile flooring, is beautiful...

Salchi Bay Mexico 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Plus Den $285,000

Salchi Bay Mexico 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Plus Den

Located in Salchi Bay, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is a part of a 41 villa hillside community with a secluded private beach, overlooking the pacific ocean and breathtaking sunset views. This private community is off the beaten path, but is only a short 15 - 20 minute drive to the Hautulco airport and all the shopping, restaurants and more that downtown Hautulco has to offer. Grab your snorkel gear...the crystal blue ocean waters of Salchi Bay are waiting for you.

For more information on Salchi Bay Mexico click here!

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The Return of Multiple Offers and How to Win!

Yes that is right, there has been a return of multiple offers in the Calgary Real Estate market and it is becoming more of a common practice these days. Multiple offers are showing up on properties under the range of $500k in the most desirable areas. There is nothing worse from a real estate agents perspective, then to tell your clients that just completed on a house, that someone else won and they lost out on owning their new home. Sometimes buyers just do not follow your advice and go on their own path of self discovery - sometimes it works, other times it doesn't, and mostly they lose out.

Here are some pro tips on how to win those competing offer situations or avoid them completely.

Timing is everything

It is so true, timing really is everything when...

The Negatives on Buying a New Calgary Condo

It is easy to walk into a show suite and fall completely in love with a new Calgary Condo - but before you sign on the line for  your new home condo ownership there are a few things that you should consider. While in a perfect world you would move into your condo and have nothing go wrong, but take it from a few condo owners over at the Bella Vista, they would agree that more research is required before you leap into any purchase.

By far the biggest risk is in the quality of construction. Even the best builders have large issues from one time or another. With a new condo you won't know for months or years after construction if your condo may possibly have major defects or issues, and once it...