Category Archives: Red Deer Real Estate

Running and Being a REALTOR®

From the outside being a real estate agent seems easy. I’m reminded of one of the poster boards set up near a drink station on the Drumheller Half Marathon which read “If it were easy, we would do it”. That sign was at the 11 km mark of the 21 km run.  Made me smile and added […]

Buy Now It’s Always A Great Time in Real Estate

“You always say now is the right time to buy, come on you’re full of it” I believe that real estate is a long term buy and hold investment so yes, buy now.  The trick or “catch” if you’re looking for one is the selling side of the equation.  When should you sell or “cash […]

Sales are up and prices are down?

Shouldn’t prices rise when sales volume rises?  Yes, but there is always a lag time in real estate.  To get to the heated market rapid increase stage or growth in equity stage first the sales volume must be at a greater rate than the “for sale” or listing volume.  In order to get the sales […]

Sales Up, Prices Down

 Sales are up and prices are down? Shouldn’t prices rise when sales volume rises?  Yes, but there is always a lag time in real estate.  To get to the heated market rapid increase stage or growth in equity stage first the sales volume must be at a greater rate than the “for sale” or listing […]

It’s Always The Right Time To Buy

“You always say now is the right time to buy, come on you’re full of it” I believe that real estate is a long term buy and hold investment so yes, buy now.  The trick or “catch” if you’re looking for one is the selling side of the equation.  When should you sell or “cash […]

Mid Year Market Update, 2011

Its been an active spring and summer market so far for Red Deer real estate.  The volume of activity has been more consistent than last year and the sales volume has been higher.  Overall Good News for sellers and reassurance for buyers that the housing market is stabilizing and balancing in Red Deer. MLS® Residential […]

Reds Deer or Sylvan Lake Real Estate

Red Deer is the largest Central Alberta Community but is surrounded by several other communities withing 30 km, such as Sylvan Lake.  Typically we look to the larger centers for measuring the real estate market, and for good reason.  Larger centers like Red Deer, change faster.  Often I’ll describe Calgary as more prone to ups and downs […]

Red Deer Real Estate vs. Sylvan Lake

One of the most common questions we get asked is “how’s the market?”. That question always should be answered with a “it depends”, because it truly does depend ion what market you’re referring to.  Red Deer is the largest Central Alberta Community but is surrounded by several other communities withing 30 km, such as Sylvan […]

Ride To Conquer Cancer

An Epic Ride completed this past weekend (June 25, 26th). I signed up to take part in the Ride to Conquer Cancer that recently took place.  I’d like to thank everyone for their support whether it be donations, or encouragement it all meant a lot. http://www.conquercancer.ca/goto/pgalesloot  I was one of 2,280 cyclists that took part in […]

Grass is Green, For Sale Signs Have Riz, Do You know Where the Market Is?

Signs of spring: Green Grass, Leaves Dandelions and For Sale Signs Some years it seems as if those for sale signs pop up as fast as dandelions.  The warm spring and summer weather certainly brings more people out and about looking at houses.  After all would you rather move in -40 and snow or +20 […]

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