Calgary News, Events & Local Insights about Calgary - Blog Archive: June, 2018

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How can Canadian home sellers successfully navigate a buyer's market? Learn about motivating buyers and handling the home selling process in a buyer's market.

What Canadians Can Expect When Selling a Home in a Buyer's MarketBuyers may be at an advantage with more available properties in the market. This may force concessions from sellers in a buyer's market. However, sellers can still successfully sell a home in a buyer's market. Understanding how to navigate a buyer's market and what potential buyers may want will help sellers market and sell their home.

Understanding a Buyer's Market

There is often a surplus of housing in a buyer's market, a benefit to buyers as they have more properties from which to compare and choose from but potentially making it more difficult for seller's to sell quickly or attract…

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Vacation Homes: Tax Considerations and General AdviceNavigating taxes during a first-time home sale can feel like a bit of a minefield, to say nothing of selling a second/vacation home. The government isn't exactly looking to cut homeowners a break if they have enough money to buy more than one property. But thankfully, homeowners do have some options when it comes to asking how to sell a home and navigating their vacation home taxes. See how it all works, and what strategies can be used to mitigate the financial repercussions.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a certified tax expert before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Facts on Capital Gains

A capital gain is the difference between what an asset was purchased for and what it was sold for, and capital gains…

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