What paperwork is needed to sell a house without an agent?

While selling a home on your own may seem overwhelming at first, with some organization beforehand you can avoid costly mistakes and missing out on potential buyers. Selling your home without a real estate agent is often done to cut costs and increase profits. However, it’s not as easy as just listing the house for […]

What’s my home worth?

Should you use a value estimator tool or hire a home appraiser? Hiring a home appraiser is the best method of estimating the current value of a home (other than putting it on the market). Online value estimators can give you a great ballpark for what your home is worth, however, they may over or […]

Things to do and not do before closing: What happens at closing in Edmonton?

Closing day is the same as possession day. It’s the day that the buyer’s lawyer sends the funds to the seller’s lawyer. The seller’s lawyer will pay out any mortgages, liens, lines of credit, etc which are registered against the property. They will then make an application to Land Titles to have the title transferred […]

Why is selling a home so expensive in Alberta?

In most real estate transactions, the most significant fee you will pay when selling a home is the commission which is usually split between your agent and the buyers’ agent. But that does not necessarily mean that you would save money going without a REALTOR┬«. Selling your home without a realtor could be more expensive […]

Sell House Fast in Edmonton: How can I sell my house in less than a week?

The longer your home stays on the market, the more utility and mortgage bills you will have to pay. If you are looking to sell your house in the shortest time possible – the options you have are: Utilizing an iBuyer for a fair all-cash offer Selling to a known investor Working with a real […]

What is a Guaranteed Sale Program & What to Watch Out For

In Real Estate, you will often come across a program used by brokerages in that they will offer you a guaranteed sale. On the surface, this means that they are so confident in their ability to sell your home that if it does not sell for X days, they will then purchase it at a […]

Dower Rights in Alberta

Under the dower act, neither spouse may sell or mortgage their home without the other spouse’s consent. Today, the dower act applies to both spouses equally, meaning a widower is also entitled to his deceased wife’s property. Note: The dower act only applies to married persons, and Quebec and Newfoundland have succession and matrimonial property […]

How to get a real property report in Alberta

The easiest and cheapest way to get a Real Property Report in Alberta is to utilize the one you have or contact the original land surveyor who created the first report and request an update. You may also hire a certified Alberta Land Surveyor. Below is everything you need to know about Real Property Reports […]