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August 11, 2020

When you start to think about downsizing, there’s a lot to consider. However, few things are as important as choosing the right home style and floor plan. This is the foundation of how your home feels and functions, and without the right floor plan, your home is never going to feel ‘right’ for you. 

You’re going to want to consider your options carefully, so where should you start? Here are a few home styles that offer great floor plans for those looking to downsize. Read More

August 4, 2020

Before you can commit to building your home, you need to find the perfect community. If you haven’t found it yet, then you’re going to want to give our newest neighbourhood, Kinglet a chance. It’s an absolutely gorgeous setting that’s perfect for those who want to be close to nature without having to sacrifice all of the amenities you’ll find in urban areas. Read More

July 28, 2020

The Home Buyers’ Plan was created by the government to help Canadians get over the big hurdle of saving up a down payment for their home. It allows qualified individuals to borrow up to $35,000 from their registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) to use toward the down payment. The money needs to be repaid within 15 years to avoid having it count as taxable income.  Read More

July 23, 2020

Short Answer:
No, Home Builders do not typically build fences for homeowners. Read More

July 21, 2020

With the easy availability of credit these days, it’s rare to have to save up a significant amount of money to make a purchase. For most, the one exception to this rule is the down payment on a home. Canadian mortgage rules require you to… Read More

July 16, 2020

A sump pump’s purpose is to remove water that has accumulated from flooding your house, from sources such as rain, melting snow, or groundwater in areas which have a high water table. Unfortunately, sump pumps run the risk of failing, due to many reasons. Read More

July 14, 2020

Sterling’s newest Evolve series makes it easier than ever for your family to move into the home you’ve been dreaming about. By streamlining the building process, we’ve made our homes more affordable, and we’ve shortened the building timeline. Read More

July 7, 2020

Are you wondering what schools will be in your neighbourhood when you move into a new Sterling home? We’ve compiled a list of all of the different schools that are in close proximity to your desired community. Read More

July 7, 2020

When it comes to real estate investing, more and more people are choosing to invest in brand-new homes to try and attract tenants. As well as being more desirable to renters, new construction homes also save you money as they need fewer repairs and are all covered by the Alberta New Home Warranty by default. Read More

June 26, 2020

Each year, we at Sterling Homes meet with thousands of prospective home buyers in the Edmonton Area with respect to their home buying needs. And because so many people know our thoughts and feelings on being completely transparent in the industry,… Read More

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