When you’re purchasing a home as an investment, your credit score is going to play a huge role in the home buying process, so it’s worth devoting some time to. In this article, we’ll break down everything you absolutely need to know about your credit score so you’ll have an easier time getting started on your investing journey. Read More
Edmonton Real Estate Blog
Sterling Homes Real Estate Blog brings you the latest market news and property listings, as well as tips for buying or selling a home in Edmonton.
If you’ve been looking for a way to get away from the hectic life of the city, the community of Westerra may be just what you need. Located in Stony Plain to the west of Edmonton, this up-and-coming community has just about everything you could want, including convenience and affordability. Read More
When it comes to investing your money, most people tend to think of options like the stock market or high-interest accounts rather than real estate. But buying property can be one of the safest and most profitable long-term investments you can make. Let’s take a look at some of the main benefits of investing in real estate. Read More
Everybody wants to get a good deal on a home, but sometimes a deal can seem too good to be true. And while everything may appear fine on the surface, there can sometimes be problems with a resale home that are not immediately apparent, or might seem minor at first but can cause big problems in the long-term. Read More
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could make money using someone else’s money?
You can! That’s what happens when you take out a mortgage to purchase an investment property. Sure, you need to put some of your own money down for the down payment, but the bulk of your purchase is borrowed. You can then use the income you earn from tenants to pay down the principal balance and build up your equity. Read More
Many people love watching TV shows that feature a full home renovation being completed in just 30 minutes. These shows make it look so easy, it’s tempting to think you could do the same for any cheap home you find on the market. The reality, though, is quite different. Read More
When you’re choosing a community to build your family’s home, you want a place where you can feel comfortable. You want a place where the kids can play with friends; where the family can safely go on a walk or bike ride after dinner; where the schools are great; and where you can truly put down your roots for good. Read More
There are many different types of investment properties that appeal to new and experienced investors alike. We’ve already talked about a few of them here on this blog. Today we’re going to talk about the popular duplex style. Read More
You’ve already achieved your dream of homeownership, and now you’re starting to think about a second home now. Maybe it’s a nice vacation home so that your family can spend the summers relaxing by the beach or the winters hitting the slopes. Maybe you’re looking for a new place to live but realize that your current place is the perfect rental unit. Read More
Buying a new home naturally comes with a lot of decisions to be made…
What community do you want to live in?
What style of home suits you best?
What kind of budget do you have?
But there is one additional item on the list that many homeowners consider for both buying and selling… Read More