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Search Calgary listings through CREB

By Ron Christensen on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 in Real Estate. 2 Comments

Are you overwhelmed by all the listings you have to search thru to find the “right” one?

Calgary real estate listings search and how not to get lost in them

You have probably realized by now that the real estate world is full of its secrets and tricks. It’s always better to be guided by someone with experience and knowledge of the potential pitfalls you may encounter. This person is Ron Christensen with Royal LePage Solutions, who has access to “all” the board database. So if you are looking for real estate in Calgary – contact Ron to get all the professional assistance you need & deserve.

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What is & what does CREB do?

CREB is a name that many buyers/sellers may not have heard before. So, what is this CREB? Basically, CREB stands for Calgary Real Estate Board. Simply speaking, it is a board that assists the real estate agents. Thru here, agents can effectively communicate with each other & search the best deals in the market. All the more, this organization provides helpful information for those who buy and sell properties. However, this is not the only advantage it offers to its members. Another feature CREB is most useful with is the real estate listings database. This information, however, is not something that is kept secret or hidden from the public. On the contrary, you can easily Google CREB on the Internet. Here you can obtain a vast, yet limited array of stats & info. The point is – you still need a professional Realtor to help you get the most out of CREB’s system.

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Why do we need to search current & past real estate listings in Calgary?

Everything mostly depends on whether you are selling or buying a condo, duplex, townhouse or even a commercial property. Based on that, a proficient real estate agent knows what steps to take and when to take them, to accurately help you succeed. Many factors, as follows, are incorporated by Ron Christensen of Royal LePage Solutions:

  • Reasons you are selling or buying property

  • What is your time frame

  • What is your ultimate goal you want to obtain?

  • Do you search and buy now, or do you have to sell your existing home first?

  • Do you think you can do better on your own or do you feel you require professional assistance?

You will probably agree that you do not want to spend unlimited time on the Internet, searching & continuously monitoring 1,000’s of listings. CREB’s “new listing” database is where your real estate agent quickly finds the exact property you are looking for, by entering specific search parameters.

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Calgary’s NW communities

More and more people are asking about the beautiful Tuscany area. The answer to why is right here as to what makes it so desirable. Tuscany has been recently chosen one of the best NW communities in Calgary. It offers its residents a mix of nature’s foothills and the close proximity to the bustle of the city’s downtown area. In this neighborhood, you will find single-family, condos, and semi-detached homes. Tuscany is definitely not deprived of its recreational & shopping either. You will undoubtedly find everything you require right here, on a daily basis. Springbank Hill is just one more area many people have taken an interest in. It is infamous for its rural setting.

Yet, it is within an easy reach of all the main city attractions. The proximity makes this place even more cherished for those who enjoy the solitude of nature. Also, who like being close to the center of city life at the same time. Speaking about the most popular areas in Calgary, one must make mention of Hawkwood. Hawkwood is located at the crossroads of the city and many homes have great views of the Rocky Mountains. This is a very well established and affluent NW community in Calgary.

Another quadrant worth consideration is Calgary’s SW

The SW is not only one more of the popular areas to live in but also has more of the luxurious communities. It is encompassed with recreation, shopping, and green belts/walkways together with a vast variety of professional businesses. Some of the more desired areas are;

  • Willow Park

  • Canyon Meadows

  • Pump Hill

  • Eagle Ridge

  • Oakridge

  • Lake Bonavista

  • Silverado

With all this info at hand, our MLS database provides its members with only the newest and up to date information. So as to find you that perfect property. Ron Christensen of Royal LePage Solutions will enlist all of this invaluable information to assist you.

Kensington neighborhood

Kensington neighborhood

Who is doing your searches

Kensington is your perfect choice if you are looking for a luxurious home in a very trendy area, and a few blocks from the city core. The types & styles of property you find here are very versatile to match the tastes even of the most exquisite buyers. This unique niche is home to a wide array of cultural restaurants and shopping. Kensington has had very significant increases in prices over the past decade and is very much in demand.

Who is doing your searches?

Successfully buying and selling property is an “art”. Therefore, successful real estate agents continually study, practice their craft, and train for years. This is the only way to properly assist you in achieving your real estate endeavors. In regards to selling, which is usually much more time consuming & complicated than buying, there is one summary fact here. Only real professionals can be successful in selling your property for the highest price and the best terms. Your Realtor will go thru a rigorous process searching for those who may be interested in your property, engaging their agents and book showings. This is only one reason you require a professional real estate agent. They will make sure you get the very best sale price, & the very best value when you purchase your new property.

MLS listings

One of many tools that assist real estate agents is the MLS listings portal, where they spend a fair share of their time to search matches to your interests. On most Realator websites, it is possible to look up all the most current listings to keep you in sync with the market.

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Looking for cheap real estate services?

Okay then, move along, you are on the wrong site:) There are many cases where both buyers, but mostly sellers, are convinced “cheaper is better”. I honestly believe this can be summed up with these two phrases, “If it sounds too good to be true” and “You get what you pay for“. There is no shortage of discount “professionals” with their discounted services. The important thing to ask yourself is, what can they do for me for basically no remuneration, that I can’t do for myself? On the other side of the coin, a professional agent that actually makes their living in real estate and takes customer service seriously will give you exemplary service. If you are reading this article, you are probably in need of professional service. If so – contact Ron Christensen with Royal LePage Solutions at 403-861-7770 or ron@ronchristensen.ca. You will be guided thru a very exciting and enjoyable process. Ron has very successfully marked infinite Calgary homes since 1987 at 7% on the first $100,000 and 3% on the balance of sale price. In every situation netting the amount owners wanted and many times, more, due to competing for offers, on a well-promoted property.

Commercial property in Calgary

Commercial property in Calgary

It is, by far, one of the most profitable investments you can possibly make. Business in Calgary are growing every day and more and more developers are building newer high-end business parks.

Royal LePage Solutions commercial property agents

Royal LePage Solutions has its own dedicated commercial division and is more than qualified to assist you. Ron Christensen has been working in the real estate industry since 1987 and has acquired all the skills and knowledge available. He knows the industry inside out and can recommend commercial properties that suit your business criteria.

Rural area around Calgary

Rural area around Calgary

Calgary is surrounded by rural land and is divided into many MD’S (municipal districts). All of these districts have their uniqueness and opportunity. Some offer great incentives to draw businesses to them and others are only looking for the folks wanting that peaceful lifestyle. They range from prairie flatland with or without city/mountain views to rolling hills and valleys. If you move closer to the west side you will be surrounded by beautiful forests, rivers, and the Rocky Mountain foothills.

The benefits of working with CREB

CREB is the organization that compiles the most proficient real estate agents in one place and provides the latest listings, stats, and news to its members. If your real estate agent is a CREB member, you can be confident that you are in very capable hands.

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Ron Christensen

CIR REALTY – Calgary’s leading brokerage. It has been many years since Calgary Independent Realty (CIR) became a pillar in Calgary’s real estate industry. Since then, it has survived many econo....

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