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The Importance of Mortgage Pre-Approval for Home Buyers

Just How Important is Mortgage Pre-Approval? Are you looking to a buy a home sometime soon? If so, you’ll want to get pre-approved for a mortgage! Whether you’ve bought and sold many homes or are looking to make your very first purchase, pre-approval should be one of the first steps you take. You want to be able to move … [Read more...]

5 Most Important Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

5 Must-Ask Questions for a Real Estate Agent Are you looking for a real estate agent to help with your next home transaction? If so, you'll want to make sure they are the one for the job. How will you know? A good start is to ask them these five important questions below. The answers should give you a better understanding … [Read more...]

Buying Your First Home in Calgary? Hire a REALTOR®

First-Time Buyers: Hire a REALTOR®! Are you buying your first home in Calgary? If so, you're probably as nervous as many other first-time home buyers who begin on the road towards home ownership. You’re probably also very excited to have reached a point in life where buying your first property is, or will soon be a reality. … [Read more...]

Why Change the Locks When Buying a New House?

Bought a New House? Change the Locks... ASAP! Did you just buy a new house? If so... that's amazing, and congratulations! Buying a new home is as exciting as it gets, and you'll want to take a few steps to make it as secure as possible after taking possession - like changing the locks! During the home buying / building … [Read more...]

5-Step Guide to Buying a Home in Calgary

What Steps Are Involved in Buying a Home? Buying a home or condo is a very exciting thing to say the least! Whether you are a first-time home buyer or have already lived in a several different properties, knowing what to expect on the road ahead is essential in making your transaction go as smoothly as possible. Part of that … [Read more...]

10 Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Home Buyers

10 Common Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Buyer Are you thinking of purchasing your first property? As a first-time home buyer, looking for your very first place is as exciting as it gets, especially when the time is right to move out and onward with life. But there also can be some stress involved! Getting pre-approved … [Read more...]

Calgary Condo Guide to Contracts

Use the Right Contract for Your Condo Purchase! Real estate transactions typically come with a bunch of contracts you'll have to sign off on if you want to move forward with your sale or purchase. Condominiums are of no exception. If you are buying a resale condominium in Calgary, make sure you are using the specific resale … [Read more...]

Calgary Condo Guide: Read Your Condo Bylaws!

Read the Condo Bylaws Before Making a Decision! Unlike single-family homes, there’s several rules and regulations you’ll have to abide by when living in a condo. These are also known as bylaws. If you’re thinking about making a move into a condominium, I can’t stress enough that reading the building’s bylaws is one of the … [Read more...]

What Documents Do I Need for a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

What Documents Do I Need to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage by a Lender? If you want to know what documents you need before seeing a mortgage specialist for a pre-approval, you’re likely going to making a move into home ownership in the near future. This is exciting to say the least! But let’s discuss the home loan … [Read more...]

Calgary Condo Guide: Ownership in a Condominium

Understanding Your Condo Ownership in Calgary When you think about owning a condominium, do you really understand to the full extent of what you own or are planning on buying sometime in the future? It's important that you do! When buying a single-family home you and I both know that the purchaser owns the land and everything … [Read more...]