Calgary Home Buyers' Guide

Buying a home at any stage of life is one of the biggest financial decisions anyone faces and, therefore, it can sometimes be stressful. This website includes advanced webtools and access to a fantastic Calgary real estate agent, two resources that can really make this transition a more pleasant experience.


First Time Home Buyer:


Thinking about buying your first home? Want to experience the pride of home ownership and invest in your future? It is so exciting, so scary, and there are so many opinions and so much to learn. However, you are embarking on an incredibly exciting journey. The more knowledgeable you become, the more comfortable you will be when you make the decision to purchase.
If you are wondering about when is a good time to buy, what the interest rates are, and what closing costs include please contact me. I can assist you with all the questions you may have.

Upsizing:

If you have outgrown your current home, if it is time to start a family, or if you just need more room, then it’s time to upsize your current home. I can assist you in getting your current space ready for sale and help you find your next perfect home. For your free home evaluation contact me or fill out the form below.


Downsizing:


Downsizing can be an emotional decision for some but it doesn’t need to be. It is simply the next stage in life. Downsizing has many rewards, but it takes planning to make it work. Contact me for further information on how to find the perfect Calgary home for empty nesters or retirees.

Where to start:


1. Affordability- What you can afford?
2. Costs - Surprise!


Although purchasing your home is an obvious expense, there are other costs involved:
• Mortgage Loan Insurance
• Home Appraisal Fees
• Home Inspection Fees
• Lawyer fees
• Mortgage pay out penalties


3. Start thinking about what you are looking for


• How many bedrooms? Bathrooms? Garage?
• New or older building? Are you willing and able to renovate?
• Which communities are you willing to live in?
• Do you need to be in close proximity to transit, school, shopping, work or other places?

Place Me on an Automatic Search:


You can also email me the above criteria and I can place you on an auto search, which will allow you to receive information on all the current and new Calgary house listings that meet your criteria. The selected listings will be emailed to you, at which point you can review them.

  • Search Calgary Homes For Sale Right Now: Use the search tool to browse the wide variety of single-family Calgary homes, duplexes and condominiums.

  • Register for the Home Finder and let your dream Calgary home come to you. Members can also create saved searches, collect their favorites and sign up for instant email alerts when new homes that fit their criteria come on the market.

  • First-Time Buyer? Read about some things you need to be aware of, if you're new to this process.

  • Learn About the Community and homes in the surrounding area before you invest. Refer to the SW, SE, NW, and NE quadrant pages for information on the communities within those areas..

  • Buy Your Home with a REALTOR®: Read our buyers' guarantee and find out why working with a REALTOR® takes the guesswork out of buying Calgary homes.

  • Use the Mortgage Calculator to figure out what mortage payments are for different Calgary houses.

  • Connect with a Professional: Contact us any time you need to know more about the area or any property that interests you. When you're ready to take the next step toward purchasing a home, we're here to help.

  • Out-of-Country Purchases: We can help you buy Calgary property, even if you're in another country.

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Disclaimer: Information herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed by CREB®.

Listing information last updated on September 24th, 2017 at 7:45am MDT.