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Why It’s a Great Time to Purchase an Investment Property

Posted on Oct 02, 2020

Owning a rental property can be one of the best ways to invest in your financial future. If you are looking to get into this market, the most common strategy in property investment is the buy and hold strategy. This strategy is best for people who wish to grow their investments in real estate by using the cash flow from one property to purchase oth...

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Six Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Fall

Posted on Oct 02, 2020


It’s that time of the year again here in Alberta. The weather is cooling down, soon enough leaves will start turning red, and fall will be upon us. What should you do to ensure your yard and garden look their best next spring? 

1. Don’t Forget to Fertilize
Fall is the best time of the year to apply fertilizer to your lawn. Your grass will be starting...

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Home sales rise along with supply

Posted on Oct 02, 2020


City of Calgary, October 1, 2020 –

September sales activity jumped to 1,702 units, the strongest September total since 2014.

New listings in September improved over last month, but levels remained comparable to the previous year. The increase in sales relative to new listings did prevent any monthly gains in inventory levels, but supply in the market...

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What is Mortgage Refinancing?

Posted on Sep 02, 2020

Mortgage refinancing is the act of paying off an existing mortgage with a brand new one. Homeowners do this to take advantage of a lower interest rate, consolidate debt, change mortgage types, or access the equity in their home.

If done carefully, refinancing can save you thousands of dollars over the course of your mortgage. If you keep the same mo...

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5 Questions to Determine How Big of a Home You Actually Need

Posted on Sep 02, 2020


1. Is this my ‘forever’ home, or is ‘right now’ good enough?
While you can’t predict the future it is possible to evaluate the likelihood you might be moving in coming years. If so, then maybe you don’t need to buy that perfect “forever home” where you’ll grow old; maybe a “right now” home is good enough.

2. What will my income look like later?
If you...

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August home sales consistent, but COVID-19 impacts continue

Posted on Sep 02, 2020


City of Calgary, September 1, 2020 –

Total residential sales in August were relatively stable compared to last year with year-over-year gains in the detached and row sectors.

These gains offset declines in the apartment and semi-detached products. 

With 1,573 sales in August, this is consistent with levels over the past five years. Year-to-date sales a...

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