Calgary Real Estate Blog

Finance Friday for Home Buyers

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Calgary Real Estate Finance Tips

Working with a lot of home buyers as a realtor in Calgary, and there are some common financial conversations which come up frequently. So I am starting Finance Fridays for Home buyers, highlighting some common financial hints and tips for home buyers.

Kevin Leung

Realtor, CIR Realty

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Hiring The Right Moving Company

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Home Tips

How do you select the best moving company for your needs?

· Ask for recommendations from friends other professionals in the local real estate industry.

· Beware of fly-by-night operations. They may seem like a bargain, but you get what you pay for.

· Does the company provide you with a written estimate and contract? (Beware of movers that just give yo...

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How Much Can You Afford?

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Calgary Real Estate Finance Tips

Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home?

Two reasons.

First, you don’t want to buy a property and then find out, only after you’ve moved in, that you can’t financially maintain it. That would mean having to resell it under stressful conditions.

Second, you don’t want to settle for a property that’s less than ideal, wh...

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Removing Stains From Rugs and Carpeting

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Home Tips

Something has just spilled on your favourite rug or carpet. There’s a stain forming. You’re worried. Will you be able to remove it? Will the stain set and stay forever?

Luckily, there’s a good chance you can completely lift just about any kind of stain – if you follow a few guidelines.

The first rule of stain removal is: act fast. The fresher the sta...

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