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10 Questions First Time Homebuyers Should Ask

You’ve been putting funds aside for a down payment and are ready to buy your first house, and now it’s time to choose a REALTOR®. As a first-time homebuyer, you want to work with a REALTOR® who is trustworthy and will look out for your best interests. Purchasing a home is likely to be the largest investment you will make, so choosing a real …

Top Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

Top Tips to Keep Your Home Safe Regular maintenance and inspections are required to keep your home and family safe. Some things need to be checked on a monthly basis, while others only need to be checked once a year. Here are the top tips to keep your home safe that you should incorporate into your daily routine: Smoke and Fire detectors Choosing the …

The Home Foreclosure Process In Canada and How to Avoi...

What happens if a person is unable to make their mortgage payments? That they have breached their mortgage agreement and are now in default. In this circumstance, what will the lender do? Banks frequently initiate foreclosure proceedings. What Does Foreclosure Mean? Foreclosure is a legal procedure that must be followed. When a borrower defaults on payments, the lender sells or takes possession of the …

Top 5 Features That Increase Your Homes Value

When it’s time to sell, it’s normal for buyers to do their own analysis by looking at similar homes in their neighbourhood on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) to see how their home compares. There are a lot of considerations that go into pricing a home and deciding its market worth, and not all of them are obvious. If you’re not sure how a …

Home Improvements For The Best ROI

Best Home Improvements If you want to get top dollar for your house when you sell it, you need to know the real market value. This can be accomplished by thorough personal study or by hiring a qualified real estate appraiser or realtor. Putting money into your home will raise its worth, but deciding what to put your money into will mean that the …

Cost Of Living in Calgary Vs Other Canadian Cities

What Is The Cost Of Living In Calgary Statistics Canada’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), or the inflation rate, which measures increases in consumer prices, determines the cost of living in Canada. It is one of the most relevant metrics since it is measured both monthly and annually and is used globally. Many different metrics are used to calculate the CPI, including food, transportation, and …

Mortgages Explained and Made Simple

Are you in the market for a new home and wanting to have mortgages explained a little clearer? Purchasing a house is a large investment. Homebuyers should be aware of the requirements for obtaining a loan. Different prices, amortization dates, and future fines, for example, must all be taken into account. A decent place to start is by talking to a mortgage broker or …

What should sellers look for when hiring a real estate...

Using a well-known brand to advertise a product will help improve sales. In the real estate industry, this is particularly so. It’s important to hire a real estate agent from a reliable brokerage, and having an agent with a well-known reputation among investors, sellers, and realtors to advertise your home will help you sell it quickly and for top dollar. What should sellers look …

Life in Kelowna British Columbia

What Is It Like To Live In Kelowna, British Columbia?  Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley and the 22nd largest metropolitan area in Canada. Located on the eastern shore of the pristine Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is a popular spot known for its warm summers and comfortable winters.  It’s not just great weather that makes Kelowna one of Canada’s most livable …

Calgary Lifestyles

When you think of CalgaryCalgary, you probably think of Canada’s energy capital. The Calgary Stampede Calgary Stampede and the Rocky Mountains are two of Calgary’s most popular attractions. Calgary is a vibrant city with a high quality of life, nestled in the foothills of the mountains. You can expect a bold and vibrant city with the slogan “be part of the energy.” What makes Calgary …