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September 2018

Found 2 blog entries for September 2018.

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First Time Homebuyers: What You Really Need to Know – Pt. 2

After years of hard work, scrimping & saving, and Heaven knows how long of actual searching, you’ve finally bought your first home... Exciting times!

In the midst of collecting and packing boxes, organizing (and perhaps even purging) your belongings, hiring a moving truck, and all the legal purchasing paperwork, you suddenly realize you’ve neglected 1 crucial thing: Making sure your new home is actually habitable when you move in!

 Cartoon of a first time homebuyer reviewing his long to-do list

That’s right – having a roof over your head and a room for your bed is great, but not if you’re freezing in the dark! You need to make sure your new place has all the utilities and services needed to survive in the

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First Time Homebuyers: What You Really Need to Know – Pt. 1

When it comes to buying your first home in Calgary, there is a lot for the inexperienced homebuyer to learn about. From what to watch out for before you buy to understanding the on-going responsibilities, obligations, and perks of home ownership – there's a lot for first time buyers to know!

One of the most important things that any home owner – first time or not – should understand is residential property taxes. Common questions include: How are Calgary property taxes even determined? Why do they differ, sometimes dramatically, from year-to-year? And just where does your property tax money even go?

Calgary real estate agents standing on puzzle pieces

All good questions! Read on for some of the

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