How To Make Your Online Listing Stand Out?

By: Ron Clappison

How To Make Your Online Listing Stand Out?

Tags: Online Listings, Significance, South East Calgary Real Estate

Thanks to today's sophisticated technology, home sellers have got more exposure when they list their home. While flyers and pamphlets are still a part of the marketing selling strategy, especially when it comes to one's neighborhood, online marketing has taken over the main lead. Still, there are so many listings and it's a challenging task to attract buyers specifically to yours, so h...Read More

Riverstone of Cranston- The Jewel Of Calgary South East

By: Ron Clappison

Riverstone of Cranston- The Jewel Of Calgary South East

Tags: Riverstone, Cranston Community, Calgary South East, Calgary Real Estate

Located between the Cranston Escarpment and the Bow River, the Riverstone community is one of the top neighborhoods in Cranston Southeast Calgary with its beautiful new builds, the Fish Creek Park in its vicinity and the Bow River. It is almost like stepping into a fairy tale as one walks by the well-known Riverside sign at the entrance of the community. The splendid nature, seemingly endless gree...Read More

The Purchase Price: Can You Negotiate It And How?

By: Ron Clappison

The Purchase Price: Can You Negotiate It And How?

Tags: Purchase price negotiations, homebuyers, Calgary SE

If you have finally found your dream home in one of the SE Calgary communities, but the price seems to be a bit over the top or simply over your budget, is there a chance to lower the price? Probably there is, especially if the market conditions go in your favor and the home has received just a few offers.  Either way, it is worth a shot, especially if you cannot pay the full price, so take a...Read More

Second-Time Homebuyers and Transitioning Between Selling Your Old And Buying A New Home

By: Ron Clappison

Second-Time Homebuyers and Transitioning Between Selling Your Old And Buying A New Home

Tags: South East Calgary, transitioning between two homes

Many homeowners decide to move up or downsize at some point of their lives, and when the time comes, most of them are concerned about how to juggle between selling their existing home and buying a new one – a challenge they did not encounter when they bought their first home. Timing plays an important role, but it is almost impossible to synchronize the two processes, so it is almost certain...Read More

Best Schools In Calgary SE

By: Ron Clappison

Best Schools In Calgary SE

Tags: Calgary schools, South East Calgary communities

  Calgary South East offers a great environment for raising a family including great amenities, and most importantly good schools. Parents want their children to grow up in safe and great neighborhoods that offer prestigious education and curricula that prepare their kids for the future. Many young families pick their place to live based on nearby school districts, and luckily, Calgary SE is...Read More

How To Prepare Your SE Calgary Home For An Inspection?

By: Ron Clappison

How To Prepare Your SE Calgary Home For An Inspection?

Tags: Home inspection, south east calgary, real estate, buying a home in SE CALGARY

If you are one of the successful sellers who profited from the busy summer season this year and got a good offer on your home, it’s time to work on finalizing the sale. One of the steps may include letting an inspector (hired by the buyer) take a closer look at your home. If the buyer’s offer is contingent upon the home inspection, then, you should certainly do what is in your power to...Read More

How Does The Home Buying Process Work?

By: Ron Clappison

How Does The Home Buying Process Work?

Tags: tHE HOME BUYING PROCESS, HOME OWNERSHIP, STEPS, CALGARY

Many homebuyers start their home search by looking up online listings when they decide to buy,  and while that part is fun and engaging, the home buying process also includes less fun activities like financing, visiting numerous homes, different costs, etc. To make the home shopping experience a success, buyers need a good plan and someone who will guide them (a Realtor) in the right directio...Read More

Laneway Homes in Calgary

By: Ron Clappison

Laneway Homes in Calgary

Tags: Laneway homes, backyard suites, Calgary, Calgary SE

Laneway homes have been permitted since 2008 in the City of Calgary, and just recently, the first laneway shipping container home has been “installed” in Southwest Calgary. Builders and designers hope to see more laneway homes in the future in Calgary, especially since the government is working on simplifying the application process and cutting the red tape to make it easier to obtain ...Read More

Why Not Be A One-Time Instead Of A First-Time Homebuyer? Skip The First Step

By: Ron Clappison

Why Not Be A One-Time Instead Of A First-Time Homebuyer? Skip The First Step

Tags: Homebuyers in Calgary, Calgary SE

Many people decide to buy their first property in their late 20s or early 30s, and if they have not started a family by then, they usually go with a studio or one-bedroom condo that covers their needs perfectly at the time of buying. However, most of these buyers sell their first condo five-seven years later as their life takes another turn and their needs change. Some homeowners are perfectly fin...Read More

Listing Your Home This Summer? Here Is What To Do

By: Ron Clappison

Listing Your Home This Summer? Here Is What To Do

Tags: Summer sale, home, home seller, SE Calgary

If you are about to list your home for sale this summer, you probably have already thought about ways to make your home appeal to as many buyers as possible. You have also probably spoken to your realtor to develop the best summer strategy there is to sell at the desired price, and preferably, in a short period. Since summer is one of the busiest real estate seasons, alongside spring, you have pro...Read More