Property Management Brokerages (like Drummer Realty & Property Management) are licensed by RECA (Real Estate Council of Alberta) to offer property management services. Therefore, they are held to RECA's rules and regulations when conducting any business and are subject to harsh penalties for any infractions. Unlicensed Real Estate entities are not... If the Real Estate “Professional”...Read More
At Drummer feel it’s very important to give back to the community that we conduct business in, annually we take the opportunity to provide a family facing difficult times with some extra special Christmas cheer. On December 17th the Drummer Team, along with the support of our valued vendors, were able to bring some...Read More
Much of the following article about the Calgary Housing Market has been borrowed from Tim Querebgesser’s article for the Globe and Mail. The city's “new normal,” according the Calgary Real Estate Board, is a market muted by the still recovering provincial economy in which federal mortgage rules have stunted the buying power for peak...Read More
As of January 1st, 2018, Canadian Mortgage Rules changed to require applicants to pass a stress test to prove that they could cope with a 2% interest rate increase before being approved. That means that prospective home buyers may have to settle for a less-expensive home or, as Erica Alini from Global News suggests, up...Read More
Drummer Realty Slogan Contest Rules and Policies: To be eligible, contestants must be 18 years of age or older, must be a Canadian resident, and consent to having their picture taken with the prize at Drummer Realty & Property Management’s offices and be able to claim the prize in person. Travel expenses are not billable...Read More
This article borrows and builds upon Jeremy Klaszus’ 2026 Winter Olympics article for “The Sprawl” that can be found here. We are mere days away from the deadline for Calgary to declare its intent to bid on the hosting gig for the 2026 Winter Olympics. It seems that the question of whether or not to...Read More
Starbucks hasn’t given a concrete timeline for its Canadian wage gap efforts, but they say Starbucks will be conducting a national review to ensure equal pay is being offered for equal work in its Canadian stores. This promise comes on the heels of the coffee giant’s announcement that it reached 100% pay equity in the...Read More
This is adapted from Mario Toneguzzi’s article which you can find here. According to real estate services and investment firm CBRE, Calgary’s vacancy rates are finally dropping. Thus far, we’ve only seen a decrease of 0.7%, but progress is progress. Multi–family homes also saw a massive increase towards the end of 2017; an...Read More
1) Moving Containers - Press'n Seal & Boxes Save money on boxes and time packing by leaving any drawers intact. For example, remove a dresser drawer, leave the clothes in place and simply put Press’n Seal or masking tape over the top to create your own box. Get creative when looking for boxes using: baskets, laundry...Read More
Here are some things you may not realize about the newest addition to your curbside collection routine. Your Green Bin can responsibly dispose of more than half of the waste you discard on a daily basis The average household should be able to put about 50-65 per cent of its waste in their Green...Read More
Drummer Realty & Property Management received the honor to proudly present the 2017 Environmental Excellence Award at the Calgary Residential Real Estate Association's 14th Annual Awards Gala last week. As something near and dear to our hearts, this company is committed to and takes great pride in its contributions to reduce its environmental impact while decreasing its ecological footprint....Read More
Every suburb in Calgary seems to have a two car garage these days. Yet hardly any of the garages are used to park two cars. Even fitting one car in the garage is a stretch for many. Because let’s be honest: It’s pretty common for the garage to turn into a home’s dumping ground. Often,...Read More
We are thrilled to announce that Drummer Realty & Property Management took home the Media Excellence Award in the Owner/Manager Category at the 13th Annual CRRA Awards Gala on Thursday, June 9th, 2016. The Media Excellence Award was presented to Drummer Realty in recognition of our online presence on social media sites such as Instagram,...Read More
Common scenarios that Albertans are faced with every day. It’s not worth the risk! In the event of a loss, theft or damage to your personal property it’s best to be prepared, and it happens far more often than people think. Renters insurance, also known as contents insurance, can be purchased for less than a...Read More
Ensure your safety and the safety of the property you rent with these safety tips. Excitement, anticipation, stress. These are just a few of the emotions we experience when moving into a new home. It’s no surprise that for most of us, safety doesn’t even make it onto our to-do lists. Whatever the reason, it’s...Read More
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