November 2018

Found 17 blog entries for November 2018.

What to Know When Buying a Home With a Baby on the WayFor those in the market to buy a home that are also expecting a baby, you might want to make some considerations for how the baby will function in the home you are choosing. You need to make sure there will be enough bedrooms for your growing family, you are moving into a neighbourhood with a good sense of community and that your home is going to be safe for little ones. Whether you are pregnant now or looking to start a family soon, here are the items to consider for your .

Safety First When Buying a Home

Along with baby-proofing the home, you want to make sure to choose a home that is going to be safe overall. Having a safe environment for the baby is crucial. This may not be the time to buy a home with a pool since a toddler could have a

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Should you Buy a New or Pre-existing Home?One of the first decisions Canadian home buyers face is whether to purchase an existing home or a newly constructed one. While obvious reasons may exist for choosing one over the other, such as buying a new home because it has never been occupied or choosing an existing home to save some money, the ultimate decision may rest on other important factors.

If you are considering the purchase of your next home home and are unsure of whether to focus on new construction or the existing homes market, the following information will help you make the right choice for your home buying situation

Is Location a Deal-Breaker?

While new home communities typically offer newly constructed roads that are a joy to drive on, these homes may not well-located

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Understanding How Home Mortgages WorkThe right mortgage for a Canadian homebuyer depends on their budget, future plans, and extenuating circumstances. While some people may choose their mortgage by picking the loan with the lowest interest rates, doing so may not be the best decision in the long run. Before visiting a lender, it helps if a buyer understands the logic behind mortgages and their available options.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Understanding the Theory Behind Edmonton Mortgage Loans

The process for mortgage acquisition in Edmonton nowadays will require home buyers to transact with a lending company or mortgage provider who will be doing all the

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3 Home Staging Tips You Need To SeeWhen selling a home, agents and advice articles alike will tell homeowners that they should be spending time staging their home before allowing anyone to come for a showing, but what exactly does it mean to stage a home? Staging is a form of decorating with the goal of making a home appealing to the widest number of people possible in order to help it sell faster. With that in mind, it can be difficult for many homeowners to know where to start staging there home, so here are three tips anyone can use.

When it's time to sell your home, staging may be recommended by your real estate agent. With the right tips and help, your home will fetch a higher price, more bids and will sell faster. Here are a few of the top tips for staging your home when

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Everything You Need to Know About Real Estate InvestmentFor a person with a sense of adventure and money to get started, real estate investment is a rewarding business venture. Before spending money on real estate, it's important to learn about the trade. If you're just beginning down this path, here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Why Invest in Real Estate?

Depending on the type of real estate that a person invests in, real estate can make money in a variety of ways. Many people invest in property hoping that over time it will appreciate in value.

Often, appreciation happens naturally, provided that the landowner is performing regular maintenance. Owners can increase their

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How to Handle mould in a HomeMould in the home environment is a growing concern for homeowners across the country. In addition to being a serious health hazard for the occupants of the home, the presence of mould can reduce or eliminate prospective buyer interest and be both difficult and expensive for homeowners to deal with.

Identifying the Cause of the Mould

Knowing the type of mould is pivotal to understanding the potential hazards, as some species are more destructive than others. Homeowners can either buy a DIY testing kit or contact a professional to identify the samples. Ultimately, the homeowner needs to know where the mould came from, so they have an opportunity to eliminate the problem at its source. In many cases, it's as easy as replacing a leaking

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Winter Festivals in Edmonton AlbertaEdmonton is host to more than 30 fun and exciting festivals each and every year, with themes that focus on sports, film, music, theatre and many more. A major attraction for tourists as well as locals, these exciting attractions are well-known throughout Canada. They attract all who are interested in good clean fun and those keen on discovering the wonderful culture of this fine city.

As one of Canada’s most popular winter destinations, much effort has been made to create inviting public areas and beautiful surroundings for all to enjoy the festivities. Shopping, dining and local activities are all within easy reach and are a perfect way to spend time with the family while enjoying the wonderful ambiance of this incredible winter escape. Here

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What to Know About Buying a Home in EdmontonFor anyone, making the decision to buy a home or to rent is not one to take lightly. There are benefits to both options, but it seems that most individuals in the Edmonton area prefer to purchase a home. This is mostly because of financial reasons. Edmontonians look at purchasing a home as an investment, and when viewed this way, it just makes sense.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Why Should You Buy an Edmonton Home

Many individuals consider buying a home, staying in the residence for a period of time, and then selling it for a profit. During the time they are living in it, they make minor changes that increase the property's

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Picking the Best Paint Color To Sell Your HomeYou’re selling your home and time is of the essence. Your real estate professional has suggested that you might want to repaint your daughter’s pink bedroom, or the dark blue feature wall in the hall or the red walls in your husband’s basement man-cave.

But it’s only paint, right? It’s not broken windows or doors hanging off the hinges or an outdated bathroom. Things that really put buyers off. It’s only paint! Surely people coming to see your home for sale can look beyond the paint.

Sadly, many can’t. Many potential buyers lack imagination or they’re not visual people. That’s why home stagers want you to hide personal items when getting your home ready to sell. Buyers want to picture themselves living in your home. And no matter how

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Home Technology for SellersWhen selling a home, there are a lot of great options that can be added to entice buyers. Some of them are going to be more popular than others, but one of the best choices is smart tech. With so much technology offered, and with a variety of advancements to choose from, sellers can install many different features that can interest a buyer in their home. A lot of these options are not overly expensive, so they can be wise investments when it comes to getting a good price for a house and finding a buyer quickly. A shorter time on the market and a fair price are very helpful for a seller who's looking to move on to a new place.

The Smart Thermostat

No longer do buyers have to get up and set the temperature at specific times during the day.

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