December 2018

Downsizing: Tips to get you started

Posted on Dec 13, 2018

Why Downsize?

Are you looking to simplify? Are you an empty nester? Is your home just too big with the change in family dynamics? Are you finding the maintenance and up-keep more then you can manage? Do you want more time for the fun things in life? Is it all about the money? Is it time to pull your equity from your home to help support a new “less...

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Flooring Trends for the New Year

Posted on Dec 13, 2018

Making decisions about new flooring can be tough as there are so many options, price points and style to choose from. Robin from Red Deer Carpet One shares some of her wisdom about flooring choices:

Hard surface flooring mimicking the natural and earthy look of hardwood and stone continue to be very popular. These neutral coloured floors feel curre...

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Are You Financially Ready to Purchase a Home? 

Posted on Dec 07, 2018

Are you financially ready to own a home? Look into these 5 calculations and questions before you meet with your broker or lender.

1. Compare how much you currently spend on expenses and debt payments with the amount you have saved or invested.

2. How much can you afford to spend on housing each month without risking your financial health?

3. How much...

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