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Are you thinking about buying your first home? Here are 8 common first-time buyer mistakes to avoid.

When it comes to renovations or upgrades, bigger isn’t always better – especially if you’re thinking about selling. Not only are major changes expensive, but they can also turn buyers off. Instead, we recommend concentrating only on areas that will deliver the biggest bang for your buck (and won’t cost an arm and a leg). […]

While the answer will vary according to your unique situation, there are a few key signs it may be time to downsize. These include:  An empty nest – Now that the children have flown the coop, you’re finding yourself with a lot of unused rooms and spaces You’re retired (or close to retirement) – You […]

Is your current Edmonton home starting to feel like a burden? Do you find yourself wasting a lot of time, money and effort maintaining unused rooms and yard space?  It may be time to consider downsizing. Here are the top 4 signs:  1. You Have an Empty Nest We know the decision to give up […]

Homeowner’s insurance, mortgage insurance and mortgage life insurance all play an important role in homeownership. But they’re also all very different in the benefits they provide. Read on to learn more about these types of insurances and how they help you as a homeowner.

Edmonton is home to some of the best farmers’ markets around. From fresh produce and tasty treats to handcrafted clothing and accessories, local vendors always have wonderful wares to share. Be sure to check out one of these amazing markets near you.

With the multitude of household chores you’re already faced with on the daily, we know the last thing you want is to add more items to the list. But, taking on these few extra projects won’t just contribute to your overall health and happiness, they can save you a lot of time, money and stress […]

There’s nothing quite like buying your first home. After months (maybe even years) of saving for a down payment, dreaming and searching, you finally have a place to call your very own. But before you rush out in search of paint colours and home décor, we recommend grabbing these first-time homeowner essentials (you’ll be glad […]

How Do I Know If I’m Ready to Buy My First Home?   While the “right” time to buy will vary based on your unique circumstances, here are a few signs you might be ready:

When Is the Best Time to Sell?   While the right time to sell will always come down to the time that works best for you, there are a few things you may want to take into consideration. These include the time of year, market conditions and interest rates. To learn more, see the information […]