By: Emmanuel Ajayi

How Not to Pay Capital Gains Taxes When Selling Property

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Are you getting ready to list your home or commercial property for sale? Certainly, it’s a great time to be selling in Calgary. There’s considerable demand from buyers. One thing that might not come to mind right away is the issue of capital gains tax. Here’s the basic information to know about how it works and when it can impact your profit. Properties are treated differently ...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

When Paying Your Mortgage Off Faster is a Good Idea and When it Isn’t

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As a homeowner, your regular mortgage payment is a significant item in your budget. Whether you make monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly payments, this commitment requires substantial funds. Therefore, it’s no wonder that you may be working hard to pay down your mortgage quickly. But, hold on! There are circumstances when paying your mortgage off faster is a good idea and situations where it isn&r...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

Buying an Investment Property? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Are you thinking of buying an investment property? Real estate, whether a single-family home, apartment complex, or place of business, can certainly provide some good monetary returns. However, before you take the leap, there are some questions you should ask yourself. Here’s what to consider. Type of property Give some thought to what kind of property you want to purchase and how it will ...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

5 Tips to Get the Best Price for Your Property in a Seller’s Market

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According to the Calgary Real Estate Board, our city is experiencing what’s called a seller’s market. This means that there’s currently a big demand for properties in Calgary and not enough homes for sale. If you’re thinking of listing your house, now is an excellent time to do it! When you put your property up for sale in a seller’s market, you’ll get more for ...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

8 Reasons Why Now is the Best Time to Sell Your Home in Calgary

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Have you been thinking of listing your home? Maybe you’d like to move closer to family members, or perhaps you want to use some of the equity in your house for travel. Whatever your motivation, the great news is that it’s a seller’s market right now in Calgary! That means it’s the perfect time to list your property. Here are the top reasons why.   Low mortgage rates T...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

What You Need to Know About a Reverse Mortgage

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As a homeowner with a mortgage, your primary focus has probably been meeting your monthly payments. And, if you’ve been intent on owning your dwelling free and clear as soon as possible, you’re likely familiar with additional payment options such as match payments and annual lump sum amounts. Reverse mortgages are something you may know very little about. Perhaps you’ve seen tele...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

The Story of a Satisfied Business Client

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As you may have guessed, I love being a realtor! There’s tremendous personal gratification in helping my clients find the perfect property. You may have read some of the testimonials from delighted people who have hired me to find the perfect family home. However, individuals looking for residential properties are not my only clients. I also have a significant number of commercial clients as...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

10 Essential Home Maintenance Tips

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You take pride in your family home and want to make sure that it’s a comfortable environment for your family and a welcoming space for guests. Taking good care of your house goes beyond the usual cleaning and occasional updating. It requires staying on top of a multitude of small issues before they result in bigger problems. Here are 10 practical tips to keep your property maintained. Prune...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

The Secret to Paying Less for Home Insurance

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There are a lot of costs that come with homeownership. One very important financial obligation is funding home insurance. While it isn’t necessarily mandatory, it makes very good sense to properly safeguard the largest purchase you will probably make in your lifetime. Furthermore, this is your family’s security that we’re talking about. Having said that, you will want to buy the ...Read More

By: Emmanuel Ajayi

Why Buying a Home is Better for Your Mental Health Than Renting

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Can buying a house or condominium be better for your mental health than renting one? I’m sure that’s something you haven’t thought much about. Here’s why I believe there’s a strong link between purchasing a property and improving your mental wellbeing.   Financial certainty If you’ve ever rented an apartment or house, you’ll know that the amount of r...Read More