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What the LRT expansion means for Edmonton Homeowners

Our very own Scott Bollinger, Licensed Broker for ComFree Commonsense Network brokerage in Alberta addresses what the LRT expansion really means for Edmontonians in the first of his columns for the Edmonton Journal. According to the Edmonton Transportation Effect report … Continue reading

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First-time home buyers can buy a home by dipping into their savings

First-time home buyers can cash out to cash in

Rising housing prices and shorter amortization periods make buying a first home more difficult for young people today. But that isn’t stopping them. Continue reading

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Is Home Ownership Right For Me

Is Home Ownership Right For Me?

Are you a first time home buyer looking to break into the real estate market? In Canada, we’re often told that a real estate investment is one of the best investments you can make. But is home ownership really right for you? Here are some important factors you need to consider when preparing to buy your first home. Continue reading

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5 Rules of Home Decor for First-Time Buyers

5 Rules of Home Decor for First-Time Buyers

A first house is a large investment, and you want to make sure that your home decor reflects the love and care you have poured into it. Here are five rules of home decor for first-time buyers to help make a new house into a real home. Continue reading

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Mortgage Terms Canadian Buyers Need to Know

8 Mortgage Terms Canadian Buyers Need to Know

When applying for a mortgage for the first time, Canadian home buyers can encounter a host of confusing terms. Here are the top 8 mortgage terms that Canadian buyers need to know when applying for their first loan. Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons People Buy a Home

Top 10 Reasons People Buy a Home

Wy are people now deciding to forgo renting and buy their own home? Read on for the top 10 reasons people buy a home. Continue reading

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Things every homebuyer needs to focus on

2 Important Things Every First-Time Homebuyer Needs to Focus On

Making sure that you’re as prepared as possible before setting your sights on any homes in particular will go a long way towards helping you navigate some of the more stressful situations and should help you find the perfect first home with as little fuss as possible. Here, now, are two must-dos. Continue reading

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Important things to consider before buying a home

5 Important Things to Consider Before Buying a Home

In today’s economy, with interest rates being so low, owning a home is often as affordable as renting. Does that mean you should jump in at the first opportunity you have to buy a home? Find out. Continue reading

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Why newlyweds should buy a home in 2013

4 Reasons Why Newlyweds Should Buy A Home In 2013

Thanks to a strong and steady real estate market in Canada, here are four reasons why newlyweds couples should buy a home in 2013. Continue reading

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Nasty surprises that could put a stop to your home purchases

5 Nasty Surprises That Can Put a Stop to Your Home Purchase

You’ve found the perfect home, you’ve had it inspected and appraised and you have your preapproval letter in hand. What could go wrong? Actually, there are many surprises buyers face when preparing for a home purchase. Five to be exact. Continue reading

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