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Detached versus higher-density segments: two very different stories in August

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

Four Big Benefits of a Property Management Company

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

4 Things First-Time Homebuyers Need to Remember

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

Important Tax Benefits You Should be Getting From Your Rental Property

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

How to Navigate a Difficult Real Estate Climate

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

How to Navigate a Difficult Real Estate Climate

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

Three Tips on How to Rapidly Build Equity in Your Rental Properties

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

How is Edmonton’s Rental Market Doing?

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

How is Calgary’s Rental Market Doing?

With both the amount of vacancies as well as monthly rental rates rising in Calgary, securing the right property management company is more important than ever to ensure you get the most out of your investment. Fortunately, Mountain Park Real Estate has the experience required to address the many challenges of property management, including fillingRead More

Edmonton Housing and Rental Market

In recent months, Alberta has experienced a dramatic decline in oil prices, raising concerns for housing and employment in Alberta as 2014