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How to Make Your Home Sell Fast

If you plan on selling your house then here are some tips for you in order to make it sell quickly. (Photo from Flickr.com) 1. Make the first appearance of your house impressive If the appearance of your property is not good, many potential buyers will not even walk through the door. The front of […]

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How to Save for a Down Payment

Are you considering buying a new home or investment property in the near future? If so, saving a down payment can be a challenge. But think of it this way: if you can discipline yourself to regularly set aside funds until you have a down payment, you’ll probably have no trouble making your mortgage payments. […]

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Tight market restricts growth for resale

http://www.househunting.ca/calgary/real-estate/Tight+market+restricts+growth+resale/9591425/story.html Resale activity of single-family homes in Calgary last month climbed two per cent over the same time a year earlier, the Calgary Real Estate Board says. Last month, 1,230 homes changed hands, up from 1,207 in February 2013. “Demand growth in the single-family sector has been restricted by the availability of product,” CREB chief […]

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Banking and their Infamous changing rates!!

The Bank of Canada has kept the key interest rate steady and banks have been quietly cutting their rates for fixed and variable mortgage rates. They are also fighting for a shrinking pool of borrowers so it sounds like a great time to renew your mortgage. Yet many Canadians simply sign their mortgage renewal papers. A 2011 Manulife survey found […]

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Residential Market Update!

“At this time every year the perennial question arises, pay down the mortgage or top up the RRSP? Traditionally the answer has been, top up the retirement savings and use the tax refund to make an extra mortgage payment. It is not bad advice but there are those who say, “mortgage first”. They argue that […]

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Things Homeowners Should Know How To Do

As a homeowner, there are some common maintenance issues that will likely come up, that you should be able to handle yourself. There’s ease in do-it-yourself fix-ups, and of course you can also save yourself some money in not having to bring in a professional. Here’s some common household issues, and how you can easily […]

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How to Help Your Home Sell Quicker

If you’ve made the decision to sell your home, or perhaps you’ve had it listed for a while and it’s not moving, there are some things you can do that will help to increase your chances of a sale. You should firstly consult the help of a professional REALTOR to get your home priced and […]

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Post-Flood Concerns: Mould

Obviously one of the biggest concerns coming out after the flooding in Alberta, is mould in the home. Not only does mould damage homes and property, it can have health risks as well. “Mould is everywhere.  The small spores are floating in the air you’re breathing even as you read this.  It’s a ubiquitous part […]

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4 money topics couples need to talk about

While you’re planning the future with someone, it’s important to plan for your finances as well. While discussing finances can sometimes be a scary subject for couples, getting it all on the table can bring ease to some big decisions. Who owns and owes what? Don’t be one of those couples who years down the […]

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Remaining proactive in trying times for Calgary and Canada

With the uncertainty of job loss racing through many people’s minds these days, taking a proactive approach to this issue by putting mortgage payments aside while you’re still actively employed can help set your mind at ease. This practice is good no matter what location you are in – Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, or elsewhere in […]

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