A vast network of contacts…and our personal guarantee. Agent Josh Nelson is known as the condo expert in Calgary. A sourced industry expert, he is a frequent contributor to publications, sharing his in-depth knowledge on condominium issues. Involved with over 1,000 Calgary Condominium transactions, Josh & his Team offer unsurpassed market knowledge and experience.
Many of the homes on the market today, possibly your dream home, are not listed on the Internet. As specialists in this area, we have access to all properties currently for sale, and often others that are not officially listed, but still available for sale.
We want to make the process of buying your next living space as simple and worry free as possible. To assist you, we have created an easy 8 step buying process that enables you to make an educated and hassle free decision on your condo purchase. Take the first step by reviewing the sections below where you would like to begin and get more information.
Buying a new residence may be the single most expensive purchase you make in your lifetime – surpassing a car, school or a child’s education. The majority of people finance their condominium purchase by taking out a loan. Applying for a loan is a highly complex and time consuming procedure. It is critical that you understand what you can afford and the process you will go through to obtain financing. Our objective is to eliminate the complexity and simplify this process so it is hassle free on your end. We ensure you have an understanding of the loan process, assisting you each step of the way. The following sections will help you to familiarize yourself with the loan process, costs and options
Buying a new condominium is a complex and time consuming process to manage. A knowledgeable and focused real estate broker can be the key to finding your dream condominium quickly and easily.
Finding and choosing the right condominium can be a daunting challenge. Condominiums can be on the market for a couple of days or a couple of hours. Given the volatile nature of the condominium market, you need to be prepared and ready to act when you find the place for you. This is why it is imperative to have an agent who not only understands your needs, but can help you to navigate the marketplace.
When you find the right condominium, that’s the time to make an offer. This part of the process is straightforward – you make an offer and the seller accepts or rejects it. The method you use to determine the price and what makes up the offer is what can be complicated. This is also the stage where you will come to rely the most on your broker’s experience and marketplace knowledge.
Good negotiating is the key to getting what you want when you buy your condominium. You have to be prepared for the negotiation process. In the following section we will outline the key negotiating points of buying a condo, how to work through the counter offer and other negotiating strategies. An experienced agent can make the difference during the process. Our Team has some of the most experienced agents in the business who will work tirelessly to ensure you have the best deal.
This step is the command performance. Closing is easier to understand if you approach it in two phases, the pre-closing and the close of escrow. The pre-closing is the time period where both parties meet their obligations under the contract, such as the property inspection and condominium document review. Possession will typically take place around noon and should land on a weekday.
Moving into your new condominium is the final stage of the buying process. There will be several details you will need to attend to during your move and our team can help you with each of them. There are two main steps in the moving in phase – taking possession and planning your move.
Planning any move is a complex process. There are several details to manage during your move – coordinating renovations, finding the right moving company etc – Working with us eases the stress and were happy to put these plans into place. To make your move easier, you will find a moving to do list with some suggestions on working with a moving company: