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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 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 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

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

June 22, 2020

The 3 Different Types of Property Ownership in Alberta Include: Sole owner – one person or company owns the land Joint Tenancy or Joint Tenants – if one owner passes away, their share goes to the remaining owner(s) Tenancy In Common or Tenants in Common – if one owner passes… Read More

June 16, 2020

There’s been a lot of excitement about our newest Evolve line of homes, and for good reason. These homes offer many of the things that home buyers are looking for in a brand-new home without the inconveniences that might tear them away. Read More

May 29, 2020

Trying to predict the future of the housing market is never an exact science, and that’s especially true for 2020. Back at the beginning of the year, nobody could have foreseen the arrival of COVID-19 and the huge effect it had (and continues to have) on our economy. Read More

May 12, 2020

Life as we once knew it has completely changed and businesses have needed to make some big adjustments. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, most people have been staying home as often as they can, and many businesses are open but have measures in place that protect you from contracting the virus, but if you are more comfortable … at least for the time being, you can actually buy on-line. Read More

April 21, 2020

At Sterling, we know COVID-19 has meant that many people have put shopping for a new home on the back burner. However, there are still families who either need to buy right now or who had already begun the homebuying process before this crisis began. Now, they’re wondering how they’re going to buy a home where their family can stay safe. Read More

April 14, 2020

We’ve been in the home building business for decades, so we’ve learned a few things about what people want in a new home. They’re looking for things like affordability, location, convenience, and style. Read More