Blog by Chloe Cartwright, BSW, RSW, ABR

Property Viewings Video

February 21st, 2011
In Alberta a Buyer's Agent works diligently for the property buyers but they are paid 99% of the time by the sellers.  This is arranged at the time of the listing contract with the Seller's Agent.  A Buyer's Agent has access to all listings on the MLS system and their services include the purchase of New Homes from Builders and any For Sale By Owner listings.  All viewings are arranged by the ...

Is an Acreage/Farm in Your Future?

December 28th, 2010

If you have been dreaming of that picture perfect acreage or farm here are some things to know before you strike out in search of your ideal rural home. 

1.  The source of water is the #1 concern when living on an acreage.  Canada Mortgage and Housing has established a guideline for the minimum gpm (gallons per minute) at 4 for an average family of 4 - without a holding tank or cistern.  If t ...

Foreign Ownership of Land

December 8th, 2010

If you are not a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada you should be aware that there are regulations regarding the ownership of land.  You are limited to owning a maximum of 20 Acres.  There are situations where there is an exception to this ruling - for example if you own shares in a corporation that holds land as an asset. 

The point of this Blog is to heighten awareness about ...

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