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Calgary Real Estate Blog

The Open House Factor

When listing a new home for sale I am often asked by my sellers to have an open house for their home. Sellers are poorly educated on the open house process and what the real intention of an open house is. Open houses are often a tool for agents to show off your home to potential buyers, sure but what they are really hoping for are that the buyers out there might choose them to be their list agent or buyer agent. Having an open house is not about selling the actual house you are sitting in, rather appeasing the sellers and trying to prospect for new clients. If the house you are open housing happens to sell, well that is just a positive side affect of the entire process.

The next time you list a home or condo for sale, and ask your list agent to open house, just think about the people that will come by to see your home.

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The Costs Associated with Buying A House

See the video below to have a better understanding of the costs associated with buying a home. Excellent for first time buyers to review!

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307 Aspen Glen Place SW Sold!

Aspen Glen Place

One of the most incredible homes you will ever see! No detail or upgrade was spared in this custom built two storey masterpiece. Almost 5000 sq ft of immaculate luxury living space backing SW onto ravine with mountain views. The features and inclusions are far too many to list.

Contemporary in design with Espresso wood work, cabinetry and built ins. Black hardwood flooring, travertine 12—24 tiles, heavy 90 oz shag carpet. Top of the line COMMERCIAL appliances which will delight your inner chef. 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, over $200k just in electrical upgrades $100k in plumbing, $100k in carpentry the list goes on and on. It shows better...