“Canadians born between 1980 and 1995 now represent a full 77 per cent of first-time homebuyers”
Buying your first home is likely one of the largest investments you have ever made. Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone to help you navigate the sometimes dense, and confusing real estate world and prevent you from making those mistakes that we all fear making when we purchase our home?
For the first time homebuyer or seasoned buyer out there, it’s easy to fall in love with a home, when you see it. As your realtor, I am your “voice of reason” and will ensure you know the good, the bad, and the hidden added value of a home before you make that big investment. I’ll also teach you about making strategic offers so you're getting the best price on your terms.
I’m a good listener, I’ll answer all of your questions truthfully, and I take pride in being a communicator – you will always know what I’m doing and how I’m working for you. I work hard to understand your reasons for buying so I know what you're looking for, even of you're not yet sure. My confidence and understanding of the Calgary Real Estate landscape position me as a well-respected member of the CIR team from both my colleagues and clients.
You are already enthusiastic and likely a bit overwhelmed with your decision to buy a home, and my understanding of current market conditions and negotiating skills will ensure that the home you end up with is the best possible fit for you.
Facts and tips about buying a home in Calgary
In order to buy a home in Alberta, a minimum of 5% down payment is required.
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation recommends putting aside at least 1.5%-4% to cover sometimes-expensive closing costs.
Get pre-approved for a mortgage before you call an agent.
Decide what are wants and what are needs before you look at listings, to help stay mindful of your budget.
Purchase a home that you can see yourself living in for at least 5 years.