Secondary Suites and the Modern Family

Over the past few years, Calgary has witnessed an ongoing, and sometimes fierce, public debate on the topic of secondary suites in single-family homes.  The debate is fueled by a number of factors, including economic and lifestyle trends that are driving the increased demand for legal secondary suites in existing housing stock and new construction. […]

Discover Victoria By Bicycle

Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, is famous for its thriving real estate market, magnificent scenery and stately Victoria architecture. The city and the surrounding landscapes present a feast for the eyes and memorable vistas that are best enjoyed on a bicycle. Blessed with mild winters and humidity-free summers, the biking trails in and […]

Understanding Real Property Reports

Before you list a property for sale in Alberta, it is important to understand that you are going to need an RPR. What exactly is an RPR? An RPR or Real Property Report is a plan or survey of the property that shows the location of all improvements on the property as they are situated […]

Why You Should Buy a New Construction Home

When you’re ready to buy a home, there is definitely something very appealing about choosing a brand new home. With a new home you get to pick out the countertops, finishes and so much more – basically have it designed just the way you like it. New houses often come with more space and better […]

Planning Your Real Estate Strategy in 2015

The spring market is already in full swing in Calgary. There is no doubt that our real estate climate is quite a bit different during the same time last year. Although we’ve had a bit of a slow start, it’s important to remember that we are constantly comparing the market to 2014, which was a […]

Selling in a Buyer’s Market

Tips on how to sell your home in a buyer’s market. Find out more! Website: Facebook: Calgary Real Estate by The Howard Team Twitter: @Calgary_Life LinkedIn:

What to Expect During This Year’s Spring Market

There is no doubt that this year is much different than the last.  As we head into the spring market, many home owners are wondering how the recent changes in Calgary’s economy will affect their real estate decisions.  Here are a few things worth noting: Homes may take a little longer to sell.  According to […]

Growing Up Fast – How Calgary Is Keeping Up With Its Increasing Population

If you thought Calgary already felt like a big city, stay tuned for what the future holds.  Over the next 50-60 years, analysts are predicting that the population of Calgary will double.  In a city that already accommodates 1.15 million residents, this is an enormous growth projection over a relatively short period of time.  In […]

Buying your first home? Think nothing can go wrong? Think again

    Sometimes buying your first home isn’t as glamorous as you may think. We go over some common first time home buying disasters to help you know what you should watch out for. It is important to be prepared as sometimes these disasters can happen. Learn what to do if you find yourself in […]

What do I need to watch out for when purchasing a home?

    Make your first time home buying experience a good one! There are some things you need to look out for to ensure your experience goes smoothly. It is important to do your homework and work with a great real estate agent. See more tips here!