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Is your real estate agent showing you ALL the available properties?

—  feeling annoyed.

In having dealt with hundreds of potential homebuyers, I have only ever had ONE that said they did not wish to see conditionally sold homes that met their home search criteria in addition to home listings that were clearly Active on the market. Only one!

What's the issue? Agents not showing conditionally sold homes hurts both my clients AND their clients.

I clearly understand that as a showing agent under a representation agreement that I need to (should) know going in to the showing with my clients whether or not there is an accepted offer on a home  and I do. However, all my clients value seeing the home to better gauge home value in that neighbourhood. Agents do ask on every single showing request whether or not the property listing is marked Active or Under Contract.

BUT, it is really frustrating to home sellers trying to sell their home when an agent books a home...
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We have listed a new property at 118 Aspen Hills DR SW in Calgary.
Looking to get into the elite community of Aspen Woods at an affordable price? This stylish 2-storey family home boasting almost 2,000 sq ft above grade has lots to offer: AIR CONDITIONING, OPEN CONCEPT, 9-FT CEILINGS and HARDWOOD throughout the main floor. Featuring a SPACIOUS GOURMET KITCHEN with GRANITE COUNTERS, UPGRADED STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES and CENTRAL EATING BAR, GREAT ROOM, mud/laundry room, WALK-THRU PANTRY, dining/nook area with patio doors to the elevated rear deck. Three bedrooms up include a relaxing master suite with WALK-IN CLOSET, SOAKER TUB, double vanities and separate shower. A sunny, bonus room is the ideal family spot. The basement is untouched with an ideal layout including roughed-in plumbing awaiting your finishing ideas. Outside, you'll find the fully-fenced yard with a paving stone patio and a raised garden for flowers or vegetables. For the new homeowner, here's your opportunity...
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