February 2016

Mortgage Myths

Posted on Feb 25, 2016

Misconceptions about mortgages can cause buyers to stumble along the path to their next home purchase and even cost them money. So let’s bust some common mortgage myths!

mortgagemythsPre-qualification and pre-approval are the same thing.
Mortgage pre-qualification is based solely on your unverified, self-reported financial information. Pre-approval...

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Spray Germs Away

Posted on Feb 11, 2016

It’s flu season, which means you’ll want to be extra-diligent about disinfecting your home. The problem is, with all the windows typically closed at this time of year, you may find yourself inadvertently inhaling toxic chemicals in your quest to be healthier!

Consider instead using vinegar and hydrogen peroxide as germ-busting disinfectants; they’re...

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The Gist: January 2016

Posted on Feb 03, 2016

“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 1.3% to $418,928.
The averag...

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Flipping About The Market?

Posted on Feb 01, 2016

Are you looking to invest in property? Some shows about home renovating make it look fairly simple to buy a rundown house, fix it up and “flip” it for tens of thousands of dollars more. But before you begin to entertain the idea of rolling up your sleeves to make a quick buck on the market, make sure to not only investigate the property thoroughly...

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