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Get Your Home Ready for Summer

Posted on Apr 25, 2019

Spring into action and complete maintenance work this spring, so come summer, you can sit back, relax and enjoy a hot dog on the grill at your perfect barbecue.
Use this checklist to give your home a smooth transition with the change in seasons.

Wash your home’s exterior
Depending on the siding you have, power-washing can potentially do harm. In most...

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The Gist: April 2019

Posted on Apr 03, 2019

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was down 1.50% to $423,571.
The avera...

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4 Strategies to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Posted on Mar 17, 2019

Bi-weekly payment plan
Paying on an accelerated bi-weekly payment plan saves you interest over time.

Pay a lump-sum
Your contract may limit how much you can pay and at what time.

Keep the same monthly payments when you renew
Even if your new rate is lower, pay the same monthly amount if you can afford it.

Increase your payment amounts
This can save thousa...

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The Gist: March 2019

Posted on Mar 04, 2019

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was up 6.36% to $430,000.
The average...

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Getting the Mortgage Monkey Off Your Back

Posted on Feb 18, 2019

Owning a home is one of the most common ways to build equity and wealth. Typically, this process comes with something a little less glamorous – the mortgage.
While the length of this loan might seem intimidating, it’s possible to pay it off early, depending on your circumstances...

Before you begin ask your lender if you will face a penalty by paying...

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The Gist: February 2019

Posted on Feb 04, 2019

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was down 5.52% to $404,275.
The avera...

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