June 2016

Found 5 blog entries for June 2016.

Investing in Real Estate Properties is simple.

 When making a real estate purchase, it is essential that you ask yourself the following question:

Is this property a good deal?

Amongst all the other factors that go into finding a property, it is easy to lose sight of this important consideration. However, finding the right deal with your property is crucial to making the most out of your investment. A simple, yet effective way to evaluate a potential real estate purchase is by looking at the following five criteria:

Investment return

Ask yourself, “will this property provide income for me?” The answer to this question can be complex, as it depends on a range of factors. The strength of the local rental market, the financing interest rate, and the down payment amount you contribute will

549 Views, 2 Comments

When it comes to financing your home, there are more options than you may think.

One of the biggest determining factors of your future dream home is the amount of financing that you qualify for. Therefore, it is extremely important to take time to know this in advance, before beginning the search for your home. We, along with your financial representative, can help get you started in the right direction. This includes getting a mortgage pre-approval, as well as discussing your options and interests. This is a crucial step, as it will help you envision a realistic expectation of your future home!

It is important to be knowledgeable about your choices for financing. Here, we’ve outlined some basic financing options:

Traditional Banks

Traditional banks offer a more holistic perspective on your financing needs and options.

392 Views, 0 Comments

Beginning your search for your dream home is easy with CalgaryRealEstateAdvisors.ca!

 Buying a home is a multi-step process. Along with the range of variables that can occur within a transaction, this process can be rather complex. Thankfully, CalgaryRealEstateAdvisors.ca has a specialized buying plan to make this process as efficient, yet comprehensive, as possible. Here is a step-by-step overview of what you can expect from our excellent services:

1. Research

Before delving into the process of buying a property, it is recommended that you perform some initial research on your own. Looking around to see what is available and researching neighbourhoods of interest will help you get a better head’s start on finding the right property. Real estate newspapers and other listing sources will give you a good idea of pricing. Consider

426 Views, 1 Comment

Finally found your dream home? These are the next steps to take.

Now that you've found the perfect dream home, what are the next steps? Here's what to expect: 

1. Making an Offer

So you’ve found the perfect home! The next steps are time sensitive – chances are, you won’t be the only one with your heart set on that property. There are multiple steps to preparing and presenting an offer, but we will work closely with you every step of the way. The steps to writing an offer are as follows:

PROPERTY RESEARCH

To determine the offer price, we will look into the selling history of the home, along with how the price relates to the current market. To achieve this, an assessment of current properties in the market and those that have recently sold will be completed.

TERMS:

Terms, the clauses that make up

328 Views, 0 Comments

Test your home for radon today.

Radon is a naturally occurring gas that is produced from the decay of uranium in rocks and soil. When the gas escapes into the air, it is not a problem but poses a risk when it is allowed to accumulate in a closed-in space such as a house. Most people are not aware that it is the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada and accounts for 16% of deaths or 1,900 cases per year. At high levels, radon exposure can increase lung cancer risk by as much as 30%.

Radon is present everywhere in Canada but the Prairie Provinces are particularly at risk for radon exposure because our soil is naturally high in uranium. The age of a house does not seem to be a predictor of radon levels but may carry an increased risk if there are areas where radon can seep

485 Views, 0 Comments