The Pros and Cons of Living in a Condo vs. a House
The urban landscape is rapidly changing. With the surge in urbanization, many are pondering the age-old question of living in a condo vs. a house and finding out which is better. Dive into this comprehensive guide to discover the pros and cons of ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on September 7, 2023 in Home Buying Tips
The Pros and Cons of Buying a Fixer-Upper Home
Welcome, everyone! Are you dreaming of buying a fixer-upper home? You're not alone. In this post, we'll peel back the layers, revealing the true appeal of these potential-packed properties. Initially, we'll delve into why many homebuyers are drawn ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on August 3, 2023 in Buying a Home
Making the Move: Essential Tips and Resources for Relocating to Edmonton
Relocating to a new city can be an exciting yet challenging experience. If you're considering making the move to Edmonton, you're in for a treat. Known for its vibrant culture, thriving job market, and stunning natural beauty, Edmonton offers a ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on June 17, 2023 in Edmonton Market
Pros and Cons of Buying a Fixer-Upper in Edmonton
As a real estate investment strategy, buying a home needing repair and fixing it up to sell or rent it out may pay dividends. They provide the chance to buy a house that requires considerable work. They put money into the renovations, hoping to get ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on March 1, 2023 in Home Buying Tips
Navigating the Edmonton Real Estate Market as a First-Time Homebuyer
Buying a home is a confusing and stressful event, even for someone who’s gone through it a couple of times. For first-time buyers, this will only go well if they properly prepare! So, to ensure you don’t encounter many issues, ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on December 28, 2022 in Real Estate investing
Tips for Moving into a Smaller Home in Edmonton
Moving into a new home is a significant life change. Firstly, it is a difficult decision to make. You don’t just decide that you are moving one day out of the blue. A lot of things have to fall into place before that. You must ensure you have ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on December 19, 2022 in Downsizing
Home Inspections: 5 Benefits When Buying a Home
If you're thinking about buying a home this year, it's time to learn what buying a home entails. It's not as simple as tracking down a property that seems to check all of your boxes, from price to location. It's about verifying that the ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on November 16, 2022 in Buying a Home
Guide to Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time
It is possible that buying and selling a home will be a stressful experience. Both at once is a tough undertaking. Both the buyer and the seller in a simultaneous house purchase and sale will have to deal with the challenges of a competitive ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on October 12, 2022 in Home Selling Tips
Making the Purchase: How to Make an Offer on a Home
In some ways, the Canadian housing market is going through a difficult time. Research has found that the number of housing transactions occurring is almost 25% lower than it was a year ago. In that kind of situation, it is more important ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on August 29, 2022 in Buying a Home
6 Responsibilities to Prepare for as a New Homeowner
Buying your first home is a very exciting process. You finally get to express your interior design style without any restrictions from a landlord. You can finally get that pet you always wanted. Or anything else you wish for. However, owning a home ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on July 13, 2022 in Home Tips
Real Estate Tips: How to Buy an Edmonton Home for the First Time
The average single-family home in Edmonton costs nearly $400,000. So, if you're planning to buy your first home, it's important to get it right.
But, what do you need to know to find the home of your dreams and actually get it? Keep reading to ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on July 1, 2022 in Home Buying Tips
Edmonton Real Estate: 5 Thing To Consider When Buying a Home
Do you know buyers spend an average of 30-60 days looking for a home?
Buying a home is a significant financial decision that must be well thought out. Whether you plan on buying a modernized urban loft or a dream sprawling suburban ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on June 13, 2022 in Home Buying Tips
How to Prepare for a Competitive Home Buying Season
Last year has been more than unusual - and for more than one reason. Among other things, this has also affected the real estate market. However, as things slowly get back to the usual, we need to prepare for a competitive home-buying season. There ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on March 2, 2022 in Home Buying Tips
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
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
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?
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Posted by Paul Paiva on February 18, 2021 in Home Buying Tips
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
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
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