Tips for Home Buyers

12 Helpful Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

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 ...

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11 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Broker

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. Acting ...

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9 Tips For Choosing Your Perfect Edmonton Neighbourhood

9 Tips For Choosing Your Perfect Edmonton Neighbourhood

Did you know: Choosing the right neighbourhood is almost, if not every bit, as important as choosing the right home? Here are nine key things to consider when it comes to picking the quintessential (Edmonton) community: 1. Think About Budget The ...

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7 Things No One Tells You About Buying a Home

7 Things No One Tells You About Buying a Home

From the importance of teaming up with a REALTOR® to preparing for hidden costs, there are several things you should know before heading out to purchase a home (even if you already have experience).  We’re here to help! Here ...

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Mortgage Default Insurance: Your Questions Answered

Mortgage Default Insurance: Your Questions Answered

Learn more about mortgage default insurance, what it covers and how much it costs while gaining insight into Canada’s top three mortgage default insurance providers. What is Mortgage Default Insurance?  In Canada, mortgage default ...

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Home Insurance: Your Questions Answered

Home Insurance: Your Questions Answered

Learn more about home insurance, what it covers and how much it costs, while gaining insight into Alberta’s top home insurance providers. What is Home Insurance, Exactly?  Home insurance protects your home, and its contents, in the event ...

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty for those looking to buy a home in the capital region. With so many homeowners facing financial hardship, the very idea of entering the real estate market has prospective ...

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Downsizing: 10 Essential Do’s and Don’ts

Downsizing: 10 Essential Do’s and Don’ts

Are you thinking about downsizing your Edmonton home? Read this helpful list of do’s and don’ts first.  Don’t: Wait Until the Last Minute Sorting through an entire home’s worth of possessions can take weeks or even ...

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5 Smart Home Devices That Will Help You Save Money

5 Smart Home Devices That Will Help You Save Money

Smart home devices don’t just improve safety, comfort and convenience, they can also save you a ton of money. Reduce your utility bills with the help of these ultra-effective smart home products. 1. Programmable Thermostats With heating and ...

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The Pros and Cons of Attached and Detached Garages

The Pros and Cons of Attached and Detached Garages

One garage is as good as another, right? Well, not exactly. When it comes to attached vs. detached garages, there are some significant differences - and knowing the pros and cons of each will help you make the right decision when buying or building ...

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