April 2022

How Will Higher Interest Rates Impact My Mortgage?

Posted on Apr 27, 2022 in Market Conditions

* How Will Higher Interest Rates Impact My Mortgage

How will higher interest rates impact my mortgage? It’s a question more homebuyers and homeowners are asking, in the wake of the Bank of Canada’s recent interest rate hikes. We consider many variables in life before making any big decision, and one of the most important ones to think about when buying a home is the current state of interest rates...

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Best Cities to Live in BC

Posted on Apr 25, 2022 in Moving & Relocating

best cities to live in BC
They say the “west coast is the best coast.” If that is true, what are some of the best cities to live in BC? As Canada’s most western province, British Columbia attracts plenty of people from other part of Canada who want to be close to the mountains and the fresh ocean air. Sitting just on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, British Columbia has temp...

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How to Use Your RRSP to Maximize Your Down Payment

Posted on Apr 19, 2022 in First-Time Buyers

How to Use Your RRSP to Maximize Your Down Payment

Saving a down payment for a house can be a daunting task. In this day and age, it can take years to save up enough money to afford a home, depending on various personal and economic factors. However, the Canadian government has created a Home Buyers’ Plan program, which allows first-time homebuyers to withdraw up to $35,000 from their Registered Re...

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10 Expert Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

Posted on Apr 11, 2022 in Selling

Staging Your Home to Sell

You are about to make a move to a home that better fits your lifestyle. Congratulations, it’s an exciting time! But before you can do that, you need to sell your home.

The goal of any seller is to get the highest sale price in the least amount of time. If that is your goal, you’re going to want to say hello to staging.

The numbers speak for themselve...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Posted on Apr 07, 2022 in Mortgages

Pre-Approved for a Mortgage
Buying a home for the first time is an exciting experience. While the process can be stressful at times, there are ways to limit unnecessary anxiety, and one of the most significant ways is to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you begin your house-hunting adventure.

To put it simply, being pre-approved for a mortgage means that a lender says yo...

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Renovations That Pay Off on the Resale Market

Posted on Apr 05, 2022 in Home Ownership, Maintenance, & Repairs

Renovations that pay off on resale market

If you’re a home-buyer, owner or seller, you’re probably wondering how to maximize your investment. The answer depends on a number of factors, such as market conditions, your current circumstances and long-term goals, but there are some home renovations that pay off on the resale market, whether you’re looking to stay in the home or sell it.


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