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Bryon Howard's musing on all things real estate, focusing on the opportunities in Alberta and Calgary.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I'm middle aged. Life has been good. Life in real estate (as an investor and agent) has been great.I've been considering my chosen profession.I love this business. I love helping others create wealth by buying real estate. (That could be a first time home owner, a boomer choosing a recreation pro...
12/14/2007
I recently sent out a spread sheet designed by someone else ... that had a formula on GRM.While it is one of many ways to begin due diligence on an potential investment property, I prefer to use a simpler method. I like to calculate using "The 10% rule".I divide potential annual rent into purchas...
12/07/2007
Altadore Elementary School, 4506 16 St SW, Calgary, is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Dec 4, at 1:30. My son went to this excellent school and enjoyed:Community involvementmusicroboticssmall class sizes,naturalization play groundsocial responsibilityphysical educationinquiry-based learning.If ...
12/05/2007
The South Calgary Community Association is looking for dedicated folks to volunteer to help keep the ice this winter. Please call 244-5411 or email info@southcalgarycommunity.ca for more info.
12/05/2007
Did you know that in Calgary, Albeta, there are over 35 Condo projects which are all scheduled to be completed by 2010. This will put an additional 5,000 condos on the market by the end of 2010.I'm not sure pre-construction speculation is a sound investment strategy!However, buying a good solid '...
12/04/2007
Did you know that in Calgary, Albeta, there are over 35 Condo projects which are all scheduled to be completed by 2010. This will put an additional 5,000 condos on the market by the end of 2010.I'm not sure pre-construction speculation is a sound investment strategy!However, buying a good solid '...
12/04/2007
The Edmonton Journal reported that Home renters use the below 3 strategies to find a home: 90% begin with internet searchesMany drive the neighbourhoods they want to rent in ... and look for signs.Less than 10% use the classified section of the newspaper.The Lesson ... if you have rental properti...
12/04/2007
My blog is mostly good news stories. I try to personalize it. Sometimes it is better than other times. My property manager called today ... asking if I wanted the good news or the bad news first.The good news ... we got rid of the tenants in Penbroke, SE, Calgary ... who owe me about $9,200. The ...
12/03/2007
The inventory of major Alberta construction projects is 228 billion dollars. According to Richard Corriveau, regional economist for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp, this is a conservative number. It only includes projects that cost at least $5 Million dollars.There's still lots of optimism and e...
12/03/2007
I attended the monthly meeting of The Real Estate Investment Network this evening. I've been listening to Don Campbell for since 2004. He's been right ... over and over again.He's starting to pay attention to Saskatchewan ... however, the market fundamentals don't yet make Saskatchewan a great bu...
12/03/2007
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