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March 02, 2021 | Geoff Geddes

Give and take: how to navigate price negotiations during a home purchase

Finding the right home might still be about location, but when it comes to getting the best deal, the key is negotiation.

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March 20, 2020 | Josh Skapin

Cashing out: "cash for homes" companies appeal to the quick-sale crowd, but the REALTOR® role remains key for majority of sellers

For a variety of reasons, some people need to sell their home quickly. This motivation might lead some homeowners to explore options beyond the traditional resale market.

In these situations, "cash for homes" offers can be an enticing option for sellers who are on the clock.

Courtesy Indus Homes Inc.

Feb. 28, 2020 | Geoff Geddes

The beauty of the bungalow: a humble home style with big benefits

If you feel that stairs are overrated and basements are underused, a bungalow might be your ideal home style. Apart from the added convenience single-level living provides for those with mobility issues, bungalows offer flexible living arrangements and definite "aging in place" potential.

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Oct. 10, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl

Why you should use a REALTOR® for your next new-build condo purchase

Many people who purchase a new condo at a sales centre let the builder's sales staff guide them through the entire process. However, there are many benefits to having your own REALTOR® assist you with the purchase instead, especially when that Realtor is a Certified Condominium Specialist (CCS).

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Aug. 28, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Royal LePage Solutions spearheads unique open-house parade

Royal LePage Solutions is spearheading an innovative event designed to get people out and about, meeting real estate agents and checking out a broad selection of homes across the city and surrounding areas.

Stephanie Campbell is a REALTOR®  with Kirby Cox & Associates.
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Jan. 03, 2019 | Karen Durrie

Five tips for first-time homebuyers

The financing, the finagling, the legwork and the looking – buying your first home is one of the most exciting times of your life, but it can also be one of the most intimidating and stressful things you'll ever do.

An experienced REALTOR® can help guide you through every step, negotiate on your behalf and streamline the entire purchase process.

Kitchen and bathroom renovations provide some of the highest returns on investment when it comes to increasing the value of a home. 
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June 01, 2017 | Nathan Michaels

And the winner is...

The 2017 ROAR Awards recognize local REALTORS® in five categories

The real estate industry has a reason to celebrate. On May 27, top local REALTORS® gathered for CREB®'s annual ROAR Awards, an event that's unlike any other in the business.

The ROARs, which stand for Recognizing our Accomplished REALTORS® (ROAR) Awards, recognize those who demonstrate role model-calibre performance and unwavering professionalism in the real estate industry.

Recipients are honoured in five categories, including Commitment to Education, Community Impact, Marketing Excellence, Mentorship Distinction, and The People's Realtor.

Oct. 07, 2014 | CREBNow

Calgary brokerage presents cheque to Children's Cottage Society

Royal LePage Benchmark donates more than $13,000 to Children's Cottage Society

For the last five years, the crew at Royal LePage Benchmark have been fundraising for the Children's Cottage Society (CCS), including this year's offering of more than $13,000.

"[CCS] helps the world's most vulnerable population, the children," said Corinne Lyall, owner/broker for Royal LePage Benchmark and president-elect of CREB®. "Our agents really like the idea of supporting families and trying to keep them together and providing counselling in order to make the families a healthier group."


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