By: Front Door Real Estate

Renovating Your Home? Do It Right!

Tags: Real estate, Home renovation, tools, materials, contractor,

It’s always exciting when homeowners decide to renovate their place whether it’s a detached house or condo apartment, but there is also a lot of to be taken into account before tearing the walls down. It’s a big investment, so it’s important to do it right. If it’s your first time, don’t make the rookie mistakes that could significantly increase or yet double yo...Read More

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Home Seller’s Guide: How To Prep For A Sale?

Tags: Real Estate, selling your home, seller's guide

Sellers usually enter the real estate market eager to sell as quickly as possible, but often end up with a home sitting in the market for longer than expected. Selling a home is a process that should start before the For Sale sing goes up. When selling a home, it's more about preparation and what you do before you list your home than what happens after your home has been listed. Preparation is...Read More

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How To Get Your Mortgage Approved?

Tags: Mortgage Approval

How To Get Your Mortgage Approved? Applying for a mortgage involves many steps you have to take to qualify for one. The lenders need to know that you are a reliable applicant who has the means to repay the mortgage. There are several factors that will define your creditworthiness. The first is your income. Lenders will certainly look at how much you make, as well as your regular housing costs (su...Read More

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What To Look For When Buying A House

Tags: Homebuyers, finding the right home

Buying a house is one of the biggest life decisions one can make. It is exciting and stressful at the same time. Even when you find a home that matches your budget and your needs, don’t rush your decision. Before investing all your money into a home, make sure it is in proper condition and right for you and your family. You will have to dig a little deeper under the surface to discover if so...Read More

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How To Set The Asking Price When Selling Your Home?

Tags: SETTING THE ASKING PRICE

Since the market moved quickly from a seller's to a buyer's market, it became a real challenge to sell a home above asking price as during the first quarter of 2017. Sales might be down, but the market has not reached the point to make sellers go below a fair price. Some sellers set the asking price below market value in order to attract more buyers hoping to drive the price up in a biddin...Read More

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Investing in Edmonton Real Estate. Is It A Good Idea?

Tags: Edmonton Investment

Since the real estate market in Canada went crazy, many investors rushed to use the opportunity in flashy cities like Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, but the trend spread to many smaller towns as well. While many move to the big cities looking for more excitement or a (better) job, a large number of Canadians is happy to trade the big-city life for a quiet place, lower costs of living and better ...Read More

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The Disadvantages of Renting a Home in Edmonton

Tags: Edmonton Homes

Renting a home is a rather an affordable alternative. This is because many renters tend to believe that it is less costly to rent than to buy. According to experts, buying a home especially in Edmonton can be 45% cheaper than renting. When you are able to understand the disadvantages (such as these listed below) of renting a house, then you are better placed to weigh your options and make a sound ...Read More