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Category: First-time buyers

  • Should you sell your home privately?

    Should you sell your home privately?

    If you’re thinking about selling your home – you might have considered selling your home privately, bypassing a realtor and a buyer’s agent.  Why spend any extra money if I can do it by myself, right? The reality is that it’s rarely that simple.  While on the surface it might seem like you’re saving money,… Continue reading Should you sell your home privately?

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  • Downpayment Assistance Programs – What you need to know

    Downpayment Assistance Programs – What you need to know

    For first-time homebuyers, getting into the housing market can be challenging – especially if you’re getting your downpayment together.  But did you know, there are ways to help first-time homebuyers build up their downpayment? Today we’re going to talk about Downpayment Assistance Programs: what they are, who offers them, what they cover, how they’re paid… Continue reading Downpayment Assistance Programs – What you need to know

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  • What exactly is broom swept condition?

    What exactly is broom swept condition?

    When taking possession of a new home, what does broom swept condition actually mean?

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  • Can you close your Alberta property from out-of-province?

    Can you close your Alberta property from out-of-province?

    When purchasing an Alberta property, you can close your transaction virtually and save time and money.

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  • My seller won’t close.  Now What?

    My seller won’t close. Now What?

    We’ve all heard of buyer’s remorse. But what if a seller won’t close? Finally. You signed an agreement last night to buy your dream home.  You’re so excited that you can’t sleep.  You think about all those other homes you saw and lost out on.  All the bidding wars you’ve lost, and the emotional rollercoaster… Continue reading My seller won’t close. Now What?

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  • What is a mutual release?

    What is a mutual release?

    Congratulations.  You signed on the dotted line last night and you’re so excited to become a homeowner.  In today’s dynamic real estate market, we all know it was quite the emotional rollercoaster to get to this point and while you should be excited, today’s topic is two words that no buyer or seller hope to… Continue reading What is a mutual release?

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