Demand for detached housing continues to rise Fueled by the detached sector, Calgary home prices trended up for the fourth consecutive month, but remain below 2014 highs. The economic climate is supporting detached housing market recovery, said CREB® chief economist Ann-Marie Lurie. “Improved demand and easing supply has created more balanced conditions and ultimately someRead More

A depressed market is the perfect time to look at ways to maximize the value and return of your current investments. Making smart investments into home upgrades can reduce how much time your investment property spends unoccupied, increase the rental premium your unit commands, and even decrease maintenance costs. In this post, we break downRead More

Overall sales activity was down again in August, totalling 1,567. However, this figure does not reflect the big differences in activity between the detached sector, versus the high density apartment and attached segments of the market. “While overall sales have eased for detached homes, so too has the amount of new listings on the marketRead More

Ensuring you get the most value out of your investment property can be increasingly difficult, especially without the right guidance. To this end, an experienced property management company can provide assistance when contending with the important daily tasks associated with managing an investment property. Mountain Park Real Estate offers investors numerous benefits when it comesRead More

Buying a home is one of the largest and most time-consuming investments you’ll make in your life, which is why it’s in your best interest to educate yourself on the process as much as possible. Mountain Park is here to not only help you become a successful first-time Calgary homeowner, but a well-informed one as wellRead More

Owning a rental property has its positives and negatives. Dealing with less-than-stellar tenants who don’t pay on time or trash your property can be a pain, but the tax incentives that are associated with this type of investment can often make it worth any headache that you come across. Real estate has always been aRead More

Real estate has its ups and downs, and it varies from year to year and city to city. One city may be a seller’s market in which multiple buyers are bidding against each other and often paying more than the asking price. Another city may have a lot of inventory and be a buyer’s marketRead More

Real estate has its ups and downs, and it varies from year to year and city to city. One city may be a seller’s market in which multiple buyers are bidding against each other and often paying more than the asking price. Another city may have a lot of inventory and be a buyer’s marketRead More

Sure, that monthly rental income that comes in from your rental properties is great for your cash flow, but smart investors realize that owning a rental property has other financial benefits as well. Building equity in your property is one way to make your money work for you. Original Appreciation Real estate investors who knowRead More

Being fully aware of rental market trends in a given area can be essential to ensuring your investment property continues to be valuable. Mountain Park Real Estate can provide superior guidance in this respect thanks to our extensive industry experience. Such experience is crucial when dealing with market challenges, such as those currently existing inRead More