My son is presently in Germany for studies. And his major worry these days is to find a suitable apartment before his studies get under way or gain momentum. So far he has been shown many an apartment, but every time some bugs comes in - mainly due to incompetence of the real estate agents who did not do their homework well and kept the requirement of students abroad with limited budget.
The real estate business thus is a very artful, complex and dedicated business for those opting to be the real estate agents as each agent has to know exactly what their client wants, his/her limitations and above all the budget constraints. Unless these are thoroughly understood, the real estate agent can never come up to the expectation of his client and get them a mush desired shelter.
Anyone who is in real estate business or the companies engaged in the real estate business therefore must ensure a heavily bargained option for their clients in buying, selling and renting the properties. In fact real estate business is a liaison between buyers and sellers - which means that a real estate agent has to satisfy both his clients in a way that a buyer or a would-be tenant gets the property at least affordable budget, while the seller or the landlord gets the optimum value of his property, whether selling or renting out.
Like all countries, Canada too is a county where many immigrants move in and require property either on rent or purchase. A friend of mine settled in Calgary, Alberta once confided me with similar problems when he moved in there, but met a reputed firm that not only helped him out with a shelter most suiting to his requirements but also according to his limited budget.
There are numerous Calgary Real Estate agents in Calgary, but be sure you choose a firm that is reputed, trustworthy and honest - a company that cares for you and your requirements and help you out in get the optimum return of your investment, specially when purchasing real estate or even hiring. This would save you of much hassle in times to come.