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About bradwillson

For nearly a decade, Brad has been a hardworking Calgary real estate agent with RE/MAX and specializes in residential real estate and working with investors. He prides himself on making transactions smooth for both buyers and sellers and continually expands his knowledge of the industry. Brad is one of the few Certified Condominium Specialists in the Calgary area. Brad’s level of professionalism has also brought him recognition as an awardee in the Calgary Real Estate Board Million Dollar Club and as a member of the Re/Max 100% Club. Brad originally hails from Penticton, British Columbia and moved to Calgary with his wife Bette and their two children in 2002. Prior to his becoming a realtor, he was the General Manager for a printing company that employed nearly 200 people. When Brad isn’t busy selling Calgary real estate, he is usually making plans for his annual vacation trek to Central America.

Do Appraisals Help in Selling a Home?

Sometimes sellers overspend when getting their houses ready for sale. Other home sellers don’t spend enough, leaving important maintenance items undone. A trustworthy real estate agent can usually help a seller anticipate which items should be ignored and which ones … Continue reading

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Spring in Calgary

It will be spring soon — the busiest season of the Calgary real estate market. Because the winters in Calgary are so harsh, the real estate industry in the area really begins to boom when the weather starts getting nicer … Continue reading

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How To Raise The Value of Your Home

When it comes to adding value to a house, sellers are sometimes tempted to spend on beautiful kitchen upgrades or room additions. What many don’t understand is that while these major projects will certainly add value, the price jump they’ll … Continue reading

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How to Rent Out Your House for Extra Income

When I hear people say they wish they earned more, I always want to ask them if they have considered one of the easiest, yet often overlooked, sources of extra cash: rental income. Here in Calgary, there are several ways … Continue reading

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Home Inspection Tips Before Buying a Home

When buyers purchase homes, they have a right to learn as much as they can about the property they’re purchasing. It’s usually not practical to find out everything, though. How much should a buyer spend on home inspections? Types of home … Continue reading

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How to Take Travel Photos Your Facebook Friends Will Love

Image courtesy of mkhmarketing   Valentine’s Day is almost among us and I’d like to take the opportunity to wish everyone a wonderful holiday to be shared with friends, family members and that special someone. I’d also love to take … Continue reading

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Calgary’s Secret To Success: Youth And Diversity

Image courtesy of Anuraj Singh Last year, Moneysense named Calgary Canada’s Best Large City, citing high incomes and abundant jobs, fueled mainly by growth in the oil sector. But if you ask me, the secret to Calgary’s continued phenomenal growth and … Continue reading

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