Blog

November 15, 2019

Whether they’re thinking about upgrading or downsizing, most of the people who are thinking about getting a new home are planning to sell their current home. Usually, they know that the equity in that home will turn into a nice down payment on their next property, allowing them to reduce monthly payments or make the new home more affordable. Read More

November 11, 2019

The popularity of Airbnb has shown us that many travellers want a more personalized experience than they can get by staying at more traditional hotels… and everyday people can make quite a bit of extra money by renting out their homes to travellers. Read More

November 8, 2019

To successfully invest in real estate, you need to pay careful attention to the numbers. Is a particular property affordable? Will you make money or lose money once you’re able to rent it out? Some people overestimate how easy it is to make money through real estate, and you don’t want to get in over your head. Read More

November 4, 2019

If you’re retired or are approaching retirement age, you’ve undoubtedly seen quite a few advertisements about reverse mortgages. Perhaps you’ve been thinking about whether it would be a good idea for you to access some of your equity to use toward everyday bills. Read More

October 28, 2019

This Fall might just be the perfect time to buy your home. We are offering one of our best promotional offers yet, and this program could save you tens of thousands of dollars! If you’ve been holding back because you want to wait until you have enough money to purchase the home of your dreams, it’s time to come get a quote. Your perfect home could be more affordable than you realize. Read More

October 25, 2019

Still looking for the best community for your family to put down its roots? It’s time to consider the lovely new community of College Woods at Secord. It’s the latest part of the popular Secord Heights neighbourhood, and it has a lot of advantages for families. Set on the western side of Edmonton, you’ll find all of the amenities you’ve been looking for in a quiet, peaceful place. Read More

October 18, 2019

What exactly is equity?

Equity is the value of your home minus the amount you still owe on your mortgage. It’s the amount of money you’d get if you were to sell your home today, but you can also usually borrow against your home’s equity if you’re in a pinch. You’ll have at least 5 percent equity on your home when you first buy it (from the down payment), but the more you can do to increase the equity, the better. Read More

October 16, 2019

Saving up a down payment can be one of the biggest challenges keeping you from achieving your goal of home ownership – but we have good news! There is a new program recently introduced by the Government of Canada, First Time Home Buyer Incentive Program (link to official website), or FTHBI, that will assist you and others looking to buy their first home! Read More

October 14, 2019

The thought of moving into your new home is exciting, but truly getting settled into that home can take a lot of time and effort. While you don’t want to be living your life out of boxes, you do want to take the time you need to do things in a conscientious way so the end result leaves you feeling right at home. Read More

October 11, 2019

More and more people are starting to turn to real estate as a way to earn extra money without doing a lot of extra work. New construction lends itself particularly well to new investors because of the high quality of the homes. You won’t have to worry about things breaking down, and you’ll be able to get the highest prices for the rental units. There’s also a lot of flexibility when it comes to home styles and the level of commitment. Read More

See All