Major Home Selling Mistake: Overpricing your home
Feeling unsure about setting the right price for your home? Concerned about paying too much for a new home? Don't worry, I've got your back.

Drop me a message, and let's tackle those questions together. Whether it's pricing your current home or navigating the home-buying process, I'm here to assist. Reach out today for any real estate queries you may have.

Better days are coming...
Looking for a house, dealing with home loans, and making offers can feel like a lot. But trust me, the good times are ahead. When you step into your new home and think, "Wow, this is MY place!" it'll all be worth it.

I'm here to guide you through it all. Feel free to reach out to me anytime for any real estate questions.

Wait Before You Renovate!
Wait for 12-18 months before making major changes to your home, like adding rooms or tearing down walls. Your ideas about what you want may evolve after you've lived there for a while.

Hot Tip!
Exciting update! You could still be eligible for first-time homebuyer benefits!

If you're unsure about your eligibility and eager to learn more, shoot me a message, I know the right team. Let's explore your options together!

Embrace Efficiency

In 2023, although sales experienced a slight decline from the previous year's peak, the figures remained robust at 27,416, significantly surpassing long-term trends observed before the onset of the pandemic. Despite the impact of higher lending rates on housing demand, the market exhibited resilience, driven in part by substantial migration levels. Notably, there was a discernible shift towards more affordable apartment condominium-style homes.

Ann-Marie Lurie, the Chief Economist at CREB®, commented on the housing dynamics, stating, “Higher lending rates dampened housing demand this year, but thanks to strong migration levels, housing demand remained relatively strong, especially for affordable options in our market.” She also highlighted the persistent imbalance between supply and demand, with supply levels consistently lagging behind throughout the year, leading to stronger-than-expected price growth.

Throughout most of the year, inventory levels in the city remained persistently below long-term trends, averaging a 44 percent decline compared to the 10-year average. The months of supply also stayed well below two months for homes priced below $1,000,000.

These consistently tight conditions contributed to the city achieving a new record high price. Although the average annual benchmark price growth moderated from 12 percent in 2022 to nearly six percent in 2023, the market still demonstrated robust price growth, especially when compared to some other markets in the country.

Embrace Efficiency

Energy efficiency is a crucial aspect of maintaining a sustainable and cost-effective home. Implementing energy-saving measures not only helps reduce utility bills but also contributes to environmental conservation. Here are some practical energy efficiency tips that you can easily incorporate into your daily lives.

Insulate Well

A well-insulated home retains heat in the winter and stays cool in the summer, reducing the workload on heating and cooling systems. Seal gaps and cracks in windows and doors, and consider adding insulation to attics and walls for enhanced thermal performance.

Upgrade Your Thermostat

A programmable thermostat means you can regulate your home's temperature based on daily schedules. Lowering the thermostat during times when the house is unoccupied or at night can lead to significant energy savings over time.

Maintenance Matters

Regular maintenance of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems is essential for optimal performance. Clean or replace air filters regularly, schedule professional inspections, and ensure that ductwork is free from leaks to maximize energy efficiency.

Let The Sunshine In

The use of natural light during the day can reduce the reliance on artificial lighting. Curtains or blinds can control the amount of sunlight entering the home, and consider installing skylights or solar tubes for additional natural lighting.

With these tips, you can create a more sustainable living environment while enjoying the long-term benefits of reduced energy consumption and lower utility costs.


A House that Fits
As we journey through life, our lifestyle and housing needs often change. A young couple might start with a small home and later need a bigger one for their growing family. A family might move to a quieter neighborhood. An older couple might sell their large home when the kids are grown to make life easier.

Whether you're moving up, moving to a different area, or downsizing, I can help you find the right home for you!

Value Boosting Upgrades
These simple home upgrades add elegance and flair to your home while boosting its value!

Which one would you want to begin with?

Are you ready to make a move?
Selling your home can be a lot to handle, and it might get confusing. Don't try to do it alone — let me be your agent! I'll make things easier for you and help the whole process go smoothly.

Calgary Housing Stats for December 2023
The number of sales and number of new listings, compared to last month, have gone down. The average number of days on the market is slightly longer than the previous month.

The Benchmark price has gone up, as opposed to the average price for a detached home which has gone down.

Contact me anytime to discuss how fluctuations in the market change how you may want to navigate your own real estate needs and wants.

Are you ready for your Dream Home?
Are these some questions you keep asking yourself...?

What is my home worth?
How much are homes selling for in my neighbourhood?
What should I update or renovate in my home?

Get in touch with me and let's get you some answers!

Happy New Year!
✨As last year came to a close, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude for the trust you've placed in me. It has been my pleasure to assist you on your homeownership journey, and I'm excited to continue this journey with you!

May this new year bring you joy, prosperity, and new beginnings. Whether you're looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate, I'm here to make your goals a reality. Let's make 2024 a year of exciting opportunities and successful real estate ventures!

✨ Cheers to a New Year of Possibilities!
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