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Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | Fort McMurray, Alberta

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | Fort McMurray, Alberta

April 7, 2021 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Buying a home is for everyone — or those who can afford to pay for their mortgage. Albeit you're 60 or 70 years old, it's possible and beneficial to own a home so long as you have the financial mean ...

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Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate in Fort McMurray, Alberta

January 7, 2021 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

What is Multi-Family Real Estate? Any residential property that contains more than one housing unit is classed as multi-family real estate. Some of the most prevalent examples of multi-family real ...

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Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes Fort McMurray, Alberta

Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes Fort McMurray, Alberta

December 16, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Selling a home can be a daunting process; finding a real estate professional may help ease a lot of the stress. They will not only help find a buyer and undertake the complex process of closing the de ...

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Renting Versus Buying a Home in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Renting Versus Buying a Home in Fort McMurray, Alberta

November 18, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Your colleagues, friends, and family may be enjoying the comfort of their homes, but you're still living in a rental property. Such situations may compel someone to think about purchasing a property. ...

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Five Tips for Buying a Condo in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Five Tips for Buying a Condo in Fort McMurray, Alberta

November 4, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Yaaay! You finally got enough to facilitate the down payment of your first condo, or perhaps this is your investment property. Here is a simplified guide that includes some tips for buying a condo.& ...

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Cons of For Sale By Owner (FSBO) in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Cons of For Sale By Owner (FSBO) in Fort McMurray, Alberta

October 14, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

You finally place your ad on the for sale by owner site! You are looking forward to answering tons of inquiries about your beautiful home but heard nothing yet. Selling your home shouldn't be this har ...

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Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show in Fort McMurray, Alberta

September 30, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

So...you decided to sell your home? This was not a decision that was taken lightly. This is a home you've grown fond of and grown in love with deeply. Countless memories were created, maybe your child ...

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Tips for Real Estate Investors in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Tips for Real Estate Investors in Fort McMurray, Alberta

September 16, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

In today's business world, investing has gone beyond traditional assets, such as stocks and mutual funds. The real estate industry presents excellent investment options and a chance to expand your por ...

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Advice for First-Time Home Sellers in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers in Fort McMurray, Alberta

August 19, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell. You fell in love with your home and made a ton of ...

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5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House in Fort McMurray, Alberta

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House in Fort McMurray, Alberta

July 22, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten ...

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Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers in Fort McMurray, Alberta

July 8, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Owning a home is one of the most valuable investments you can make. While good living spaces should be as comfortable as possible, with time they should also be able to increase their ROI. That's wh ...

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Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19 in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19 in Fort McMurray, Alberta

June 17, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m ...

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6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Fort McMurray, Alberta

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Fort McMurray, Alberta

March 4, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ...

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Why A Lawyer?

Why A Lawyer?

February 5, 2020 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Building a team of professionals to support you through your real estate transaction is essential. Whether you are buying your first home, your next home, downsizing or looking for a vacation home, ...

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How to Turn Your Fort McMurray Home into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

How to Turn Your Fort McMurray Home into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

December 18, 2019 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Thinking about turning your home into a rental property?If you are having trouble selling your home, you have a number of options. You could stay in the property and hope for the best, but if you have ...

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4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Fort McMurray, AB

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Fort McMurray, AB

December 4, 2019 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling process easier, from setting an asking price to c ...

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Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry

Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry

October 28, 2019 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

  Selling your home can be a time-consuming process - a situation which is less than ideal if you want to move sooner rather than later. Luckily, though, there are a few things that you can do ...

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The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

September 23, 2019 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch ...

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4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

September 16, 2019 | Posted by: Barb Pinsent - Trusted Fort McMurray Mortgage Associate

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h ...

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