Announcements Regarding the Impact of Covid-19

Federal Government Announcements Regarding the Impact of Covid-19: These recent initiatives are summarized for you since they may have a direct impact on you or a family member.     Temporary boost in the Child Tax Benefit $900 biweekly for those who don’t have paid sick leave $5 Billion in support for low income and those facing…

What I am Doing – During the Covid-19 Pandemic

What I am Doing – During the Covid-19 Pandemic Buying a Home? – I’m Chris – Your New Virtual Realtor If you have Corona Virus worries but still want to buy a home, I can save you the travel by offering you a virtual tour using video calling like facebook messenger or skype. I have…

Should You Test Your Home for Radon? YES!

Should You Test Your Home for Radon? YES! What is Radon? It is a radioactive gas, formed by the breakdown of uranium, a natural radioactive material found in soil, rock and groundwater. It is colourless, odourless and tasteless. When radon is released from the ground into your home through the basement, it is diluted and…

Economic Recovery for Calgary – Will it happen again?

Economic Recovery for Calgary – Will it happen again? Albertans have Confidence Now that Alberta is seeing increased confidence as the oil and gas market starts its recovery, the wheels are in motion for Calgary real estate. Market indicators show that first-time and luxury home buyers are looking to get in and up. They have…

First Home? How about 10% Off

First Home? How about 10% Off It Could be a Dream-Come-True for Some The recent federal budget has some interesting news for those who dream of owning their own home. There’s new help for first-time home buyers and some consider this the boldest proposal in the new 2019, budget. After a new ruling that came…

Curious about Condo Ownership? Read On

Curious about Condo Ownership? Read On Wish You Owned a Condo? Good News for Buyers and Sellers New governance regulations, for Condo ownership, were approved by cabinet recently. “About one out of every five Albertans lives in a condo and our government has their back,” says Brian Malkinson, Minister of Service Alberta. Rules Change –…

Class Action Law Suit – Alert! KITEC Plumbing

Class Action Law Suit – Alert! KITEC Plumbing A Flood Waiting to Happen – Save Money Now – Deadline Looming It is important to take a look at the plumbing in your home. If you have Kitec plumbing, both the fittings and pipes are prone to deterioration.  It was a type of plumbing sold between…

Holiday Greetings – A Recipe – Some Jokes

Holiday Greetings – A Recipe – Some Jokes We will be enjoying our 1st Christmas in our new house. It is an incredible dream-come-true. Our young children are especially excited and are assured that Santa has our new address. Some of you may have been following my blogs about the trials and tribulations of a…

Buyer’s Market? Yes for Some

Buyer’s Market?  Yes for Some You may have notice some recent ‘Listings Alert’ emails from me. They show numerous active properties, but of interest, is that many of them show: “Price Change”. What does this mean? Is this now a Buyer’s Market? What is clear is that there are significant changes in the Real Estate…