All Blog Entries by Justin Havre

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What Condow Owners Need to Know About Choosing InsuranceCondo insurance is an important topic for many property owners in Canada. Not only does it protect your personal property, but it also provides liability coverage and coverage for additional living expenses. However, with the complexity of the insurance market, it's important to do your research before signing an insurance contract for condos. In this article, we'll provide you with 5 tips for researching condo insurance.

Know the Types of Condo Insurance

Before you start researching the best condo insurance for you, it's important to understand the different types of coverage available. Generally, there are three main types of condo insurance:

  1. Personal Liability Insurance: This type of insurance protects you if someone is injured on your
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For Immediate Release
March 7, 2023


Partnership between leading next-gen fintech and Canada’s #1 RE/MAX Large Team will enhance user experience with low-cost, no-wait applied-to-approved digital mortgages 

CALGARY, Alberta -- Neo Financial and Justin Havre & Associates of RE/MAX First have formed a strategic partnership aimed at improving the home financing experience for Canadian buyers and real estate professionals. The partnership will focus on leveraging Neo Financial's advanced digital technology to enhance the user experience for home buyers and provide real estate professionals with a more comprehensive tool to assist clients on their financing journeys to home ownership. 

"We are thrilled to partner with Justin Havre & Associates to

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For Immediate Release
February 27, 2023

Justin Havre & Associates Wins Six Re/MAX Awards

Justin Havre & Associates Takes Top Honours as Canada’s #1 RE/MAX Large Team in Closed Transactions for 5th Straight Year at 2023 RE/MAX R4 Convention in Las Vegas

Calgary team also garners global nod as Top-3 Large Team Worldwide in Closed Transactions

CALGARY, AB – Calgary’s Justin Havre & Associates has received six Awards at the 2023 RE/MAX R4 Global Conference in Las Vegas this week. The RE/MAX First company was named Canada’s #1 Large Team for Closed Transactions in 2022. This is the fifth straight year — and sixth time in seven years — the Large Team has led RE/MAX in Canadian real estate sales.

Team Leader Justin Havre also accepted the award as the #1 Donator in Canada to Children’s Miracle

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For Immediate Release
February 15, 2023

Justin Havre & Associates Team Presents a Cheque

Giving Back with Gratitude: The Justin Havre & Associates Team presents a cheque for $134,350 to Children’s Miracle Network. From left to right: Team leader Justin Havre, Meghan Kociuba of Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, advisor Larry Arnfinson, Liz Ballendine of Children’s Miracle Network, advisor Lisa Turcotte and advisor Jolene Boyer.  Photo Credit: Brent Taylor



Alberta Children’s Hospital, Legacy Place Society and Calgary Children’s
Foundation Benefit from Annual Fundraising Initiative of Justin Havre & Associates 

Advisors Also Volunteer More than 180 Hours

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Moving Tips & Tricks For a Stress Free MoveMoving to a new house can be an exciting and challenging experience. Whether you are moving for a new job opportunity or simply looking for a change of scenery, there are several things to consider before embarking on your journey. Use the tips and tricks in the blog post to avoid common moving mistakes and make your next move smooth, fun, and stress free.

Plan A Budget

Planning a budget when moving to a new house is essential to ensure that you do not overspend during the process. This should always be the first step in your moving timeline.

Firstly, you should create a detailed list of all the expenses associated with the move, including packing supplies, moving fees, and potential renovations or repairs. Then, prioritize the expenses based

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Annual Festivals in Calgary, AB

Films, food, music, and much more are all on tap at Calgary's festivals. The family-friendly events celebrate the history and culture of this fantastic city and draw visitors from dozens of countries; more than 7 million tourists come to Calgary every year for a visit, and many may even decide to move. Here is a closer look at some of the locals' favourite festivals in Calgary each year.

High Performance Rodeo

No "bronco busting" happens at the High Performance Rodeo (HPR). HPR is the official name for Calgary's International Festival of the Arts and is one of the city's best winter festivals. This incredible event takes over much of Downtown Calgary for the last two weeks in January and the first week in February each year. It features music,

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Living Near 4th Street in the Mission Neighbourhood

Calgary is known for its industry, history, and cowboy culture. Within Calgary, the Mission neighbourhood is one of the oldest and most historic areas. Over the years, the Mission neighbourhood has changed. No longer filled with just scattered houses, the Mission district is now full of trendy shopping areas, delicious restaurants, and a thriving nightlife. The most popular area in Mission is the 4th Street corridor, home to many of Calgary's top attractions.

4th Street is the epitome of walkability and vibrance. The area weaves around different pubs, bars, lounges, and cafés in a neighbourhood filled with townhomes and Calgary condos. From daytime activities to nighttime entertainment, there is plenty in the 4th Street corridor to keep residents

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Best Neighbourhoods Near 17th Avenue

The best neighbourhoods in Calgary have so much to explore! From easy access to the best employers to stunning views of Alberta's best natural landscapes, there's something for everyone here. Those who love shopping, dining, nightlife, and attending exciting events are often drawn to 17th Avenue. Stretching approximately 2.5 kilometres west of the Scotiabank Saddledome, residents and visitors alike can enjoy dozens of restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques, and other unique small businesses. Many of Calgary's most desirable inner-city homes for sale are just a few steps away from the sights and sounds of 17th Ave. Read on as we explore the six best neighbourhoods within walking distance of 17th Avenue.


Those looking to live right in the

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Everything to Know About the Calgary Stampede

From the high-rise condos towering over the city skyline to the peace and quiet of Calgary's best gated communities, Calgary is a fantastic city to live in. The city offers many different cultural festivals and special events throughout the year, which locals and tourist visitors enjoy. Two of the biggest annual festivals in the city are GlobalFest Calgary and the Calgary Stampede—the latter is a rodeo and festival that gives "Stampede City" its nickname. Here's a guide on everything a person needs to know to attend the biggest outdoor rodeo in the world.

What is the Calgary Stampede?

"The Calgary Stampede" is a not-for-profit organization that arranges and hosts the annual parade, rodeo, and other events surrounding the Stampede. The rodeo and

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Landlord & Tenant Property Maintenance TasksNavigating the responsibilities of a tenant and a landlord can be tricky—especially when it comes to maintenance. Knowing which property repairs are each party's responsibility is critical, as it affects both their financial obligations and the property itself. In this comprehensive blog post, we'll take a deep dive into this important topic, providing valuable guidance on what tenants and landlords are responsible for regarding property upkeep and repair.

Mutual Benefits of Maintaining a Property

If you rent your home to tenants, regular maintenance of a house or apartment can help maintain its value. This is especially important if you plan on selling your property in the future. A property with a clean, well-maintained exterior will make a

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