Buy or sell first If you are considering looking for a new house, and are a current home-owner, then chances are you’re wondering what your strategy should be: do I buy or sell first. Do you wait to find the perfect new home before you put your current home on the market, or do you sell… [Read More]
Downsizing: less work, lower bills, more fun! So, the kids are gone. Rooms stay empty and you no longer need many of the goods you’ve accumulated over the years. Maintenance bills seem to only get higher. Cleaning the house never seems to come to an end. Many baby boomers and empty nesters are considering downsizing these… [Read More]
Buying a home, 8 Mistakes to Avoid You’ve been saving for awhile, weighing your options, looking around casually. Now you’ve finally decided to do it—you’re ready to buy a house. The process of buying a home can be incredibly exciting, yet stressful, all at once. Where do you start?
Canadian Mortgage Facts A survey by the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) says 93% of mortgage holders have never missed a payment, and of the 7% who have, 4% did so during the past year. The survey data indicates that recent purchases and extended amortization periods are no more risky than are prior… [Read More]
Selling or buying a home without hiring a Realtor People told me the other day that they would sell their own home because they wanted to save money on a Realtor. What can I say? I’d like to save money as well, when I sell or buy something; wouldn’t we all? But now I ask… [Read More]
New to Calgary and Buying a House For those that are new to Calgary and Canada, congratulations! To us and to many others, Canada is one of the best countries in the world to live in. If you already live in Canada and want to move to Calgary, Alberta, we can say you are making… [Read More]