Real Estate

The Struggles Of A First Time Buyer

Author: Karen Keveryga The Struggles Of A First Time Buyer Did you know that in the past year - FIRST time home buyers made up 31% of ALL home buyers???? The same as the year prior! 82% of these first time home buyers - are 22 to 30 years.  48% of buyers are 31 to 40 years. Behind these groups, 22% of buyers 40 to 54 years are also getting into the market for the FIRST time. The most common...

Karen’s Korner – Staging: The Buyer Perspective

Karen Keveryga, Calgary Realtor Karen's Korner Staging: The Buyer Perspective The Definition of Staging is: The activity or practice of styling and furnishing a property for sale in such a way as to enhance its attractiveness to potential buyers.   I have written in the past about staging and how it can benefit the Seller.  Now let's look at it through the perspective of a buyer and how working...

Karen’s Korner – July 1st – The Buy/Sell Dilemma

I get asked this question every day - "Should I Buy or Sell First" ?!  Similar to the long debated "chicken or egg" first theory - there are factors to consider on each side.Whether you are thinking of moving up to a larger house, or downsizing, or maybe just looking for a change, the question of ‘Should you sell your current home first’ is a very common dilemma homeowners...

Karen’s Korner – Create Some Kindness!

Karen's Korner often takes shape - with what is happening in my real estate day to day life.  This month - I am going to focus on Kindness. This is a short summary of what I have experienced... JUST over the last week..... Multiple offers on a home within hours of listing.  4 came in with personal letters attached (all would make you cry!)  All realtors were respectful -...

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