Recovery in the housing market continues to struggle given slow recovery of the energy sector in addition to the tighter lending conditions. “Both buyers and sellers need to be realistic about their objectives. Buyers need to be aware that price changes differ depending on what and where you are buying. The decline in sales does not mean price declines across the board,” said CREB® president Tom Westcott. “Sellers need to be well informed to be competitive. They need a good u
I recently met up with a client on her one year housiversary and remembered what an emotional experience home buying was for her. At one point in her life she was homeless. I believed home ownership for her would be like a warm blanket on a cold day (shelter from the cold). I was curious to see how she felt a year later and loved her response.
As a first time home buyer later in life, she says "Home ownership means security. It is the place I feel safe and comfortable. It i