Lessons from COVID-19, Insights into what makes a Realtor tick and a message of Thanks

By: Kathleen Burk

Lessons from COVID-19, Insights into what makes a Realtor tick and a message of Thanks

Tags: Bragg Creek Real Estate, Mountain Houses, COVID-19 effects, Leadership in Business, Mentors, Women of Influence

5 Months Later..........  COVID-19, you are a force to be reckoned with. Your capacity to break the human spirit is less than I thought it may be however your capacity to wear us down to what at times feels like a thinning version of ourselves is monumental. A level of vulnerability not typically present and likely unable to be mitigated.    My work allows me an opportunity t...Read More

Bragg Creek Home Listings Under $850k

By: Kathleen Burk

Bragg Creek Home Listings Under $850k

Tags: Real Estate Listings, Bragg Creek, Homes For Sale

Find all the listings in Bragg Creek priced under $850k.  Check back daily for new opportunities! [Widget(Listings)]     ...Read More

I Will Never Be a Well-Behaved Woman

By: Kathleen Burk

I Will Never Be a Well-Behaved Woman

Tags: women in business, women leaders, women for women, real estate

I Will Never Be a Well-Behaved Woman   At 43 years old, at a round table discussion of matters, something happened....as I got up to refill my coffee, I asked the others if they too needed a refill. This I was taught to simply be good public manners. “Thank you Grandma.” This was met with a yes please and it was also met with a “No Thank you” but not the kind you ...Read More

What's

By: Kathleen Burk

What's "HOT" in Local High End Real Estate

Tags: Luxury Real Estate Trend, Bragg Creek, Ski Resort, Chalet, Kathleen Burk, Millarville, Priddis, Top 5 Trends

“ON TREND NOW” What's in demand in luxury Real Estate in the Greater Bragg Creek and Surrounding Area? We might not be as high profile as the Hollywood Hills but make no mistake about there are multi-million-dollar masterpieces quietly sprinkled all over the Foothills of the Rockies from Bragg Creek to Millarville. We sometimes forget that we’ve got movie stars retreating ...Read More

Top 10 Things I Can't Live Without in Bragg

By: Kathleen Burk

Top 10 Things I Can't Live Without in Bragg

Tags: Real Estate, Houses, Bragg Creek, Alberta, Houses for sale, Priddis, Millarville, Acreage, Rural, Horses, Mountains, cabin

TOP 10 Things I CAN’T Live Without at home on an Acreage in Bragg Creek   Acreage living is a whole different animal when it comes to lifestyle. There are somethings you just can’t be without in the Greater Bragg Creek Area. Here is my Top 10, leave yours in the comments.    #1) MUCK BOOTS-They are always at the front door ready to go. Super Warm, Always Dry...Read More

What's your perspective...?

By: Kathleen Burk

What's your perspective...?

Tags: Home Selling, Bragg Creek, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips, Alberta, Houses, Contracts

What do you want your Realtor to do with inquries into your listing? The question is "surface simple" and you might answer with "Sell the House!", but there is more to be asked about this situation than what may immediately come to mind. Here's what got me chasing this rabbit down the proverbial rabbit hole. Realtor.ca sent me a message about soemone who wanted more inform...Read More

Understanding Ageing in Rural Settings

By: Kathleen Burk

Understanding Ageing in Rural Settings

Tags: Acreage, Bragg Creek, Real Estate, Calgary, Seniors, Homes for Sale

    Consider this first....rural living means dark skies, quiet landscape, no immediate neighbours, no convienience stores, less traffic, wildlife, tranqillity, remote locations, livestock, creeks, northern lights, bon fires, tree houses, gardens......the list of incredible opportunities is enless....IF you are willing to sacrifice convienience and metropolitan life. When we are younge...Read More

Who cares about Terms of Trust? Buyers and Sellers should.

By: Kathleen Burk

Who cares about Terms of Trust? Buyers and Sellers should.

Tags: Real Estate, Bragg Creek, Alberta, Contract, New House

  What the heck does that even mean? "Terms of Trust".....well, as it turns out it can mean just about everything.....or anything.....wait, WHAT?! Actually, "Terms of Trust" relating to Real Estate matters and contracts are simply what is contained within the contract and its parts. Sounds simple and it is, until a challenge arises and all parties have to defer to how th...Read More

Seller's Rights Reserved in a Small Community

By: Kathleen Burk

Seller's Rights Reserved in a Small Community

Tags: Real Estate, Costs, Bragg Creek, Alberta

What is SRR or Seller's Rights Reserved and how can it be used to your advantage? Here is what the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) Rule states in regards to SRR: “Seller’s Rights Reserved” means a Listing which permits the Seller(s) to sell their property themselves, and which must comply with the Three Pillars of MLS® and the interpretations thereof." -page 20 se...Read More

Confidentiality and Financial Impact

By: Kathleen Burk

Confidentiality and Financial Impact

Tags: Real Estate, Realtor, Bragg Creek

Shhhhhhhhhhh. Seriously, be cagey, secretive, and guard what you say until you are in a contract with a Realtor. There is no need to disclose ANY information about why you are selling, this is conversational in nature and does not impact the market value of the property. Here is a situation for you to consider. You call Realtor "A" to discuss selling your property. During the course of ...Read More