New CMHC Mortgage Rules: What Do They Mean For Home Buyers?
The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has announced tighter rules for mortgage applicants, effective July 1st, 2020. How will these ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on June 25, 2020
Home Insurance: Your Questions Answered
Learn more about home insurance, what it covers and how much it costs, while gaining insight into Alberta’s top home insurance providers.
Posted by Robert Hasek on April 23, 2020
Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?
There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty for those looking to buy a home in the capital region. With so many ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on April 9, 2020
Getting Pre-Approved For a Mortgage: Your Questions Answered
As a home buyer, you have a variety of different mortgage sources available. Here are our top mortgage pre-approval questions answered!
Where Can I ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on March 12, 2020
Downsizing: 10 Essential Do’s and Don’ts
Are you thinking about downsizing your Edmonton home? Read this helpful list of do’s and don’ts first.
Don’t: Wait Until the ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on January 28, 2020
5 Smart Home Devices That Will Help You Save Money
Smart home devices don’t just improve safety, comfort and convenience, they can also save you a ton of money. Reduce your utility bills with ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on January 16, 2020
The Pros and Cons of Attached and Detached Garages
One garage is as good as another, right? Well, not exactly. When it comes to attached vs. detached garages, there are some significant differences - ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on January 7, 2020
6 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR® When Buying a New Construction Home
Are you considering purchasing a new construction home? Here are six great reasons why you’ll want to partner with an expert REALTOR® ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on December 20, 2019
5 Critical Facts Every Home Buyer Should Know
Regardless of whether it’s your first or hundredth time hitting the Edmonton market, the decision to purchase a home is always a big one. ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on November 29, 2019
Alberta’s New Home Warranty Explained
Are you thinking about buying a new construction home? Did you know that under Alberta’s New Home Buyer Protection Act, all new builds are ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on November 18, 2019
4 Ways to Pay Your Mortgage Off Faster
Paying your mortgage off faster comes with some significant financial perks, including lower interest rates, improved financial stability and ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on November 7, 2019
How Much Do You Need For a Down Payment?
To find out how much cash you’ll really need, get the facts on all things down payment:
Minimum Down Payment
The minimum down ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on October 31, 2019
Top Tips for Saving Your Down Payment
Trying to save for your dream home but finding yourself a little strapped for cash? These top tips will make saving for your down payment a whole lot ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on September 12, 2019
10 Common Questions About Mortgages
1. How Much of a Down Payment Do I Need?
The minimum down payment required to buy a home in Edmonton is 5% of the overall purchase price. To ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on September 5, 2019
Renting vs. Owning: The Pros and Cons
On the fence about giving up your current rental lifestyle in favour of owning a home? Take a look at these renting vs. owning pros and cons to help ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on August 15, 2019
6 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Home
These top tips won’t just improve your pet’s overall health and happiness, they’ll also help you keep your home, clean, tidy and ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on August 8, 2019
What Does a Mortgage Broker Do? (Should I Work With One?)
The decision to buy a home in Edmonton inevitably means you’ll need to apply for a mortgage loan. But there are other ways to shop around for a ...
Posted by Paul Paiva on August 1, 2019
Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approvals: What’s the Difference?
“Is a pre-qualification the same as a pre-approval?”. As Edmonton Real Estate Pros, this is something we get asked a lot. And because ...
Posted by Robert Hasek on July 22, 2019