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Know What’s In your Purchase Contract as Chattels & Fixtures when buying a home?

Chattels & Fixtures. Know What’s In The Contract When looking at a property, Fridge, Stove and other appliance is are mostly included, But sometimes it’s not easy to figure out what’s included in the purchase price. Rule of thumb is – if it takes a tool to remove it, it’s a fixture and should stay […]

Condo Insurance , What do you know about it ? Mind the Gap! 

Condominium owners could face unexpected expenses due to the limitations of the Condominium Corporation’s Master Insurance Policy. There are specialized insurance policy packages that help protect condominium owners against common, yet often unrecognized gaps in typical condo coverage. Plus, there’s a type of insurance known as Addition & Alteration insurance. In the event of damage […]

Title Insurance – Edmonton

Check What It Doesn’t Cover? When looking at Title Insurance options, read the policy and ask questions to be aware of the coverage that is provided. You also need to be aware of possible exclusions, which may include: – Known title defects (that were revealed to you before you purchased your property); – Environmental Hazards […]

Edmonton Real Estate Resource

We continuously hear opinions about the changing real estate market. And the changing marketplace may have you involved in more frequent discussions about buying, selling, or investing, especially as we get closer to the active Spring Market in Edmonton. That’s where I come in. I see how the market affects different neighborhoods in Edmonton and […]

Things That Can Go Wrong with Real Estate Sales

Real estate is a very dicey thing. It is one thing you can absolutely rely on to be not stagnant. Not every real estate transaction will follow through smoothly. It is good to keep in mind the problem spots and take action to protect yourself in advance. Indecision Indecision by anyone involved the process can […]

Female Home Buyers are On the Rise

The trend of single women looking to purchase homes as compared to single men has increased recently as seen from many surveys taken. It is more common that a single female chooses a smaller home. One should also always keep in mind that mortgage payments do not exceed 25% of the person’s income. While making […]

Are you buying a home in Edmonton?

North American Economies Strong? Central Banks Continue to Nudge Rates Up At the end of October the bank of Canada once again bumped-up its Key Interest Rate from 1.5% to 1.75%. It’s the fifth rate hike since July 2017. Canada’s central bank kept its interest rate at record lows for several years to stimulate the […]

Buying a Second Vacation Home – Things to Consider

This is the right time if you are planning to buy a second house. The market is at a low and could benefit the owner greatly. This post will discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of owning a second house. Advantages of a Second Home Profit – While most asset values fluctuate with time, […]

Financial Tips for The Home Buying Process

To find a suitable home is not that easy and it requires great effort and time on your part. You can still succeed in getting your dream house provided you are careful. There are some basic things you have to acquaint yourself with before you can make your home buying dreams come true. The Financial […]

How a Real Estate Agent Can Save You Money When Buying a Home

The common thought that most prospective home buyers have is that they would be “easily” manage their home purchase themselves. The internet and easy access to information have made it possible for people to handle much of the legwork themselves. But there really is no substitute for a knowledgeable and skilled professional buyer’s agent. An […]