Looking to invest in a rental property or house to flip? Here is our shortlist for the most important features to consider for a profitable property:
Where are you buying?
The reason you're buying this property is for capital investment and return. The biggest questions to ask yourself is where is the...
Summer is coming in hot...literally. Just hearing the word 'summer' might have you daydreaming of running through the sprinkler with the kids, basking in your air-conditioned room, or harvesting your fresh veggies for dinner tonight. These are just a few of the joyous delights of summertime. And we want...
Sooooo, you want to renovate!? You might have bought yourself a fixer-upper or are looking to give your property a facelift before listing it. Whatever your renovation goals and inspiration are, our tips will help you get there!
Overestimate Your Time
It's easy to fall into the thinking that you...
With spring approaching quickly, many buyers and sellers are beginning their journey of either finding their dream home or selling their property. With so much information seemingly available on the internet, people begin to wonder if they can do it themselves.
While yes, there have been people who have...
What Would YOU Like Most for 2018?
The beginning of a new year is almost always a period of refection and redirection. We feel energized to move forward with a year ahead full of promise and opportunity. Often though, after a few weeks, things go back to normal. Old habits run deep...
We are full of Christmas Cheer this year and are so lucky to live in an area with a plethora of Christmas Events, all December long! Here is a list of some exciting Christmas Events in the Edmonton Area. Which ones will you attend?
The Magic of Lights- A 2 KM drive through beautiful light...
New mortgage changes are coming down the pipe, and it can all be a little confusing. Here's what the experts are saying....
Insured Mortgage / High Ratio Mortgage = Less than 20% down payment
Non Insured Mortgage / Conventional Mortgage = 20% or greater down payment / equity
Bank of Canada Rate = the 5 year fixed posted rate (currently 4.99%)
Contract Rate = the actual rate offered by the lender to the consumer
Benchmark Rate/Qualifying Rate = Stress Test: Bank of Canada Rate OR Contract Rate +2%, whichever is greater
LTV (Loan To Value) = the size of a mortgage compared to the value of the property
securing the loan
We love finding new and better ways to conserve energy and save money! One of the best ways to be in the loop with what Energy Efficiency Alberta is up to is by subscribing to their newsletter.
In the newsletter you will find tips and tricks about:
Have you heard? With Energy Efficiency Alberta’s (EEA) Residential and Commercial Solar Program you can save up to 30% of eligible costs when installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems!
According to the Government of Alberta, by 2019, the program is expected to:
- Support the creation of...
As part of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO) Review, the City of Edmonton has made changes to MNO regulations after holding multiple public consultation events with residents, community leagues, and the home building industry. These new rules provide clearer direction for residents...
We are so excited to share this new feature on remax.ca with you! One of the most important factors for families when buying a new home is the school their children will attend. Whether you are picking a certain area because of a specific school or fall in love with a community and need to know what school...
Sign Up for the Energy Efficient Alberta Program
Looking to conserve energy and lower your home bills? The Government of Alberta has released details on the new Energy Efficient Alberta program with the goal of “making life more affordable for Alberta families by helping them conserve...
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