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Could You Live in 500 SQFT?

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 at 5:40pm. 827 Views, 0 Comments.

Tough question! Most people would immeditely say 'no'. But, looking around the market, there are becoming more and more options around this size. Why? Well, as I address in a previous blog helping out condo dwellers with space issues, to gain entry into certain desirable areas, sometimes you gotta go small! But is small really all that bad? It forces you to purge more often, riding yourself of unused items. It creates a minimalistic lifestyle, one free of the 'stuff' we tend to collect over the years. It also demands smart and stylish design. Finally, it's easier on the wallet! Hey, I'm starting to see a lot of plusses here.  

So let's examine what 500 or even sub 500 sqft looks like these days, from some of the most popular, upcoming condo

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The DO NOT's of Buying Real Estate

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 at 11:15pm. 584 Views, 0 Comments.

It seems we're always focused on the do's in life. And why wouldn't we? Positivity is king, and such a powerful tool in a healthy and flourishing lifestyle. But let's take a moment and focus on the do not's, as they can be just as important. Here are a few tips on what not to do, when purchasing real estate:

- Don't buy because it looks nice furnished. It might be set up in a way to wow you, but when it is vacant and empty on move-in day, will you still love it?

- Don't buy without researching the neighborhood or building. What's the history and reputation of the area? In due time, what is getting built next door?

- Don't buy thinking an auction/foreclosure is always a great deal. Typically a very risky play, fancy yourself a gambler?

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'Keep Calm and Buy Condos'

Friday, October 11th, 2013 at 1:50pm. 1,237 Views, 0 Comments.

Yes, we’ve all heard of the various ‘Keep Calm’ commercialization slogans over the past 10 years. And are we getting tired of them? Perhaps, but this is one mantra I used this summer during one of the busiest events in the world in hopes to gain some promotion and have a little fun at the same time. I’ll give you three guesses on what that busy Calgary event was, and two don’t count … Stampede, yes, of course!

Being in sales and devoted to creative marketing, I figured what better occasion to have some fun with it than the good ole Calgary Stampede? I mean, the tally at the gate to the grounds was over one million with a day to go during the 10 day city wide celebration. The motto was this: Keep Calm and Buy Condos, i.e. select a specialist such as

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EXCLUSIVE SALES EVENT at 6th And Tenth! Brand New Upcoming Condo Development in Beltline/Connaught

Monday, September 30th, 2013 at 10:15am. 2,079 Views, 0 Comments.

With construction set to commence soon, I'm very excited to announce a ONE DAY EXCLUSIVE SALES EVENT at the 6th And Tenth Condo Development.

RSVP HERE!

Saturday, October 19th from 12-5pm  //  633 10th Avenue SW

This is your chance to save up to $35,000 on a pre-construction, brand new condo! What else? We are offering an extended 6 month deposit schedule and a free storage locker as well. Talk about value!

The development is anticipated to be completed in the 4th quarter of 2015 and has already had a great response from inner city enthusiasts due it's sleek design, flawless floor plans, high end finishings and impeccable location. 6th And Tenth's address boasts a walk score of 95, describing it as a "walker's paradise".

One Bedroom

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Mortgage Free for One Year with 6th And Tenth! Brand New Upcoming Downtown Calgary Condo

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 11:30pm. 2,726 Views, 0 Comments.

If there's one way to get a buyer's attention it's putting 'mortgage' and 'free' together in the same sentence!

Construction is set to commence soon on 6th And Tenth, so developer Brad Lamb is offering another unique and exciting incentive to get Calgary inner city enthusiasts out and buying into his first project in the city. Lamb and his sales team are offering the next 20 buyers to LIVE MORTGAGE FREE FOR ONE YEAR! Of course with a deal like this there are always terms. The "No mortgage payments for one year" offer will be applied as a cash-back credit at final closing based on 75% of the purchase price with a mortgage rate of 2.6% amortized over 25 years. So it looks like you must have a decent downpayment ready to qualify, which is always a

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EXCLUSIVE One Day VIP SALE at The Park, New Calgary Condo Development Project

Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 1:00pm. 1,787 Views, 0 Comments.

Now who doesn't like a sale?! Especially on a brand new Calgary Condo Development! This opportunity could translate into thousands of dollars saved on a project like this, we're talking up to 4% off  on certain units! The thing is, it's only a one day event, so I don't want you to miss out! There are still a couple units that start below $300,000!

This VIP Sales Event will take place on Saturday, April 6th from 11:00am to 5:00pm, but you must register below to attend. Simply fill out the form with your details and we will get you on the list. If you're interested in any another BRAND NEW Calgary condo, click here for the list of other great projects going up in our city.


Here are the details of The Park development...

 

Own a Piece of The

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Free Condo Investment Workshop with Toronto's Condo King Brad Lamb

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 4:00pm. 1,273 Views, 0 Comments.

Interested in investing in Real Estate? Of course you are!

Interested in making money long term and creating your own retirement plan? Damn rights!

Well, don't miss out on this opportunity to join the Toronto Condo King, Brad Lamb, and hear his story and his tricks of the trade on what made him one of the most well known builders in Canada. I'll be there, and I'm sure a lot of other savvy individuals from Calgary and area will be too. I mean why miss out on an event where even if you took one or two ideas or items away, it would still be worth your time.

Brad Lamb is known for his several unique condo developments in Toronto over the past many years. But he has recently started to expand to Montreal, Ottawa and now our very own Calgary, with

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Purchasing a Foreclosure / Bank Owned Property

Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 2:30pm. 987 Views, 0 Comments.

Foreclosure, typically a word that makes real estate investors salivate. But wait a second, are they always a smokin’ hot deal like most assume? Yes and no, so let’s look into a couple scenarios. I have represented buyers in both bank owned sales and also Court of Queen’s Bench sales, is there a difference? Definitely.

In regards to bank owned sales you can sometimes have conditions, allowing you the buyer, time to check out things you would naturally do in regular transaction [approval of financing, home inspection, document review, etc]. You’re also allowed to propose an ideal possession/move-in date, which undoubtedly helps with timing, plans to move, current leases, etc. There usually is a schedule or two which needs to be initialed and

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What's Better, a One or Two Bedroom Condo?

Monday, February 25th, 2013 at 1:30pm. 1,087 Views, 0 Comments.

A question I frequently get from buyers, friends, investors is “should I buy a one or two bedroom condo?”

My answer generally is, if you can afford a two bedroom, go for it! But try not to sacrifice location on doing so. Your location plays a big factor into value, salability and future rental income potential. There will be times where a one bedroom unit will rent or sell better than a two bedroom unit in a different location. All long term factors should be considered. [how long you plan to stay there, whether you plan on using the unit as a rental, etc]

A two bedroom condo will definitely give you more options. If you want a spare room for guests/family, like to have a home office, require extra storage, or want to rent out the room as a

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