Calgary Real Estate Alliance Blog: Calgary Real Estate News - Blog Archive: September, 2013

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September 2013

There are 2 blog entries for September 2013.

Any serious real estate buyer knows that a home inspection is a crucial part of the real estate purchase process. But do you know what's actually included in your inspection?

calgary home inspectionOne of the biggest mistakes a home buyer can make is assuming an inspection is fail-proof. A home inspector will tell you the physical condition of the home, based on a routine set of tests. They will assess what they can see on the surface, and that in itself comes with limitations.

For example, a home inspector may get on a ladder and check out the roof, but they won't pull up the shingles to see what's beneath them. An inspector will look for cracks and holes in the walls, but could miss a subterranean termite infestation. An inspector will test your plumbing system, but may

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back to school real estateForget backpacks, textbooks and pencils, and start thinking about back-to-school real estate opportunities! The fall is the perfect time to buy a home (thanks to a high number of listings, upcoming tax breaks and getting a jump on the impending winter season), and our sights are set on The University of Calgary. Our beloved university offers a fantastic real estate community, rich in energy, convenience and character. Many residents move to this region to attend school and quickly become life-long residents. Here's why:

Indulge in a hyper-convenient lifestyle

One of the best things about this university community is that it's been built with students in mind—that means it's convenient, highly walkable and chock full of awesome hang-outs. It's this

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