Guide to Avoiding Home Buyer's Remorse
Buying a home is one of the most significant and most stressful events a person can experience in their lifetime. As you're making such a large investment, it's only natural you'll feel overwhelmed and scared. Even after you made a purchase, all ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on September 29, 2021 in Home Buying Tips
6 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient This Winter
With summer singing its swan song and autumn preparing to be tagged into the ring, we cannot deny the cold truth that chillier times are a-coming. Autumn has a romantic charm to it, and winter can turn the outside into a beautiful wonderland. ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on September 21, 2021 in Home Tips
Questions Every Real Estate Agent Should Be Able to Answer
When it comes to buying and selling homes, every client wants to work with a reliable agent who will lead this real estate journey to success. That's why prospective clients come armed with questions that you, as a real estate agent, must be able ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on August 26, 2021 in Home Selling Tips
6 Tips for Selling a Luxury Home
If you're selling a high-end home, it's crucial to research and understand your local real estate market and current trends. In order to sell a property fast and for more money, you need to optimize it for the affluent buyers' niche and make ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on July 29, 2021 in Selling Your Home
The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Your First Home
Are you thinking of buying your first home in Edmonton? Here are a few crucial do’s and don’ts to keep in mind as you navigate the first-time home buying process.
Do: Figure Out Home Much You Can Afford
The first thing you’ll ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on March 4, 2021 in Home Buying Tips
Mortgage Refinance vs. Renewal: What’s the Difference?
When it comes to refinancing or renewing, there is no one size fits all approach – especially since each comes with its own set of benefits geared towards helping you achieve your financial and life goals. To determine which option is best ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on February 25, 2021 in Mortgage and Financial
Essential Tips For Saving Money on Your Next Home Purchase
There’s no denying that a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make during your lifetime. Why not save on this large financial investment with these easy-to-follow simple tips?
Partner With an Expert Edmonton REALTOR®
One of ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on February 18, 2021 in Home Buying Tips
Four Essential Tips For Reducing Home Selling Stress
Keep your home selling stress to a minimum with these four easy to follow tips.
Work With an Edmonton REALTOR®
One of the most effective ways to reduce stress during the home selling process is to have help. A good Edmonton REALTOR® ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on February 11, 2021 in Home Selling Tips
Selling Your Edmonton Home? Avoid These Common Mistakes
From choosing the right REALTOR® and preparing for showings to negotiating with home buyers and co-ordinating your move, selling your home can be a huge undertaking. Ensure the sale of your home is as easy and stress-free as possible by ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on February 4, 2021 in Selling Your Home
Purchasing Your First Home Using a Home Buyers’ Plan
Nothing is more satisfying than having your very own home. And despite the economic trouble caused by the pandemic, the real estate market continues to power through. In fact, the Canadian Real Estate Association reports that national home sales ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on February 2, 2021 in Buying a Home
Buying a New Home? 7 Ways to Tell You’ve Found the “One”
With so many great homes available on the Edmonton market, how do you know you’ve found the right one for you and your family?
Here are seven ways to tell:
1. Your Needs Are Covered
First things first - think of your current wants and ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on January 28, 2021 in Buying a Home
4 Fantastic Perks of Living in a Bedroom Community
From Beaumont and Spruce Grove to Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park, the capital region is home to numerous fantastic bedroom communities - independent municipalities located just outside Edmonton. Sometimes referred to as “exurbs,” ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on January 21, 2021 in Communities
8 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Resale Value
Sell your home quickly and for top dollar with the help of these eight value-boosting tips.
1. Clean and Declutter
Nothing turns Edmonton buyers off faster than a dirty home. For this reason, one of the easiest (and most affordable) ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on January 14, 2021 in Selling Your Home
8 Real Estate Investment Tips For Beginners
Real estate investing can be a lucrative way to generate a steady income, build long-term wealth and secure a comfortable retirement. If you’re thinking about purchasing your first real estate investment property in Edmonton, these eight ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on January 7, 2021 in Real Estate investing
3 Affordable Homes in Edmonton for First Time Home Buyers
Despite ongoing problems associated with the pandemic worldwide, Canada's housing market remains strong.
House prices have risen by 9% compared to last year, leaving the prospect of a new home out of reach for many first-time buyers. ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on December 28, 2020 in Home Buying Tips
Key Reasons to Invest in an Edmonton Income Suite
According to the City of Edmonton, an investment suite (sometimes referred to as a secondary suite) is a separate dwelling located within a home (single or multi-family) that contains its own living, sleeping, cooking and sanitary facilities, as ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on December 24, 2020 in Real Estate investing
9 Fun and Festive Christmas Quarantine Ideas
Like so many other things this year, the holiday season has been impacted by the ongoing pandemic. While Christmas 2020 may look a little different, the good news is there are still plenty of things you can do at home to keep up with cherished ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on December 17, 2020 in Lifestyle
12 Helpful Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
Follow these top 12 tips to make buying your first home as easy and stress-free as possible.
1. Clean Up Your Finances
Your financial health will determine your eligibility for a mortgage loan. It will also impact your interest rate and monthly ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on December 10, 2020 in Home Buying Tips
Canada’s First-Time Home Buyer Programs Explained
For first-time buyers especially, scraping together even the minimum down payment required to purchase a home in Canada can be difficult. But the good news is, there are several programs and incentives available to help ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on December 3, 2020 in Home Buying Tips
11 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Broker
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner looking to renew your mortgage, working with the banks can be both stressful (and costly) without the right information at hand.
That’s where a mortgage broker comes in.
Posted by Robert Hasek on November 26, 2020 in Mortgages