Decorate Your Condo on Outrageously Low Budget
Purchasing a condo can be exhausting, not only because you have to find the right place, but also because of the paperwork you have to do. But, the ...
Posted by Joe Samson on February 14, 2020
How a Condo Reserve Funds Could Increase You Home's Value or Destroy it!
Whether you live in a condo or are thinking about purchasing one, the reserve fund it carries is something you need to keep in mind. It plays an ...
Posted by Joe Samson on January 15, 2020
How to Lower Your Property Taxes
There are many things in life that you just can’t get your head wrapped around no matter how hard you try.
Figuring out how your city ...
Posted by Joe Samson on January 14, 2016
Really, what's a den?
What's a den for you? Is it a cozy room in your home where you can relax with your family and listen to the fire crackle? Or is it a small cave in ...
Posted by Joe Samson on December 18, 2014
Love it or List it!
So, you have pasta noodles falling off your pantry shelves. Your kids’ clothes are pouring out of their closets, and you’ve got more ...
Posted by Joe Samson on November 13, 2014
A House From a Pile of Wood
Walking along the trees, you could easily think this is just a pile of firewood. You couldn't be more wrong!
Hilversum city with a population of ...
Posted by Joe Samson on November 10, 2014
Why is Your House Scarier Than Halloween?
My trusted home inspector Tate Leavitt with AmeriSpec Home Inspection Service had performed a home inspection on an older house recently that the ...
Posted by Joe Samson on October 23, 2014
Preferred List of Contractors
Over the years we have surveyed our clients and personally used many of the service providers listed below. I encourage you to feel free contact any ...
Posted by Joe Samson on March 31, 2014
How Do I Go About Getting a Mortgage?
Buying a home is certainly exciting, but there are a lot of things that have to happen in order for you to get those keys to move in.
Of course, you ...
Posted by Joe Samson on March 12, 2014
Key Service Providers to Real Estate in and Around Calgary
Below are many service providers to help you with your real estate planning.
Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Calgary Real Estate ...
Posted by Joe Samson on March 8, 2014
Residents of Calgary are Wasting Millions!
Are you one of the many homeowners in Calgary who is paying outrageously high heating bills? If said yes, then you must read this!
A recent thermal ...
Posted by Joe Samson on November 16, 2013
Is Your Basement Suite Legal?
There are concerns in the Calgary real estate market over the growth in illegal suites.
You might notice a suite in a case like this to look exactly ...
Posted by Joe Samson on September 26, 2013
Going Green in Your Home
Canadian builders going green, read the headline, and it got me thinking about the cost of not just building 'green', but of converting to green in ...
Posted by Joe Samson on August 19, 2013
Making Use of Kitchen Appliances to Sell a Home
I once listed a house that was about 23 years old. It still contained appliances in the kitchen that was as old as the house.
These appliances look ...
Posted by Joe Samson on July 31, 2013
How to Make the Most Money With Investing in Real Estate?
Great, you have decided that you want to invest in real estate, perhaps you are thinking of flipping a house or thinking of renting it for long-term ...
Posted by Joe Samson on June 14, 2013
Making Sure Renovations Pay
As a result of current conditions in some markets, homeowners have become hesitant to spend money on a renovation project unless they're sure it ...
Posted by Joe Samson on May 27, 2013
The Impact Of A Bathroom On Luxury Homes
The world of real estate is a complex one. It's a world that relies on choosing an excellent location, a beautiful home exterior, and a beautiful ...
Posted by Joe Samson on April 15, 2013
Calgary Utility Companies
Here is a quick reference guide for you to contact the most common utility companies in Calgary before your move.
Telus: (403) ...
Posted by Joe Samson on October 9, 2012