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How to Maximize Value of Your Calgary Home

When there’s only a couple weeks or months before your house goes on the market, it may feel like you’ve run out of time to increase your homes value. After all, renovations often fall behind schedule, and no one wants to dump tens of thousands of dollars into a house they’re selling shortly. However there [...]

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By Source Mortgage on October 6, 2014
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How Big is the Average Home?

You may be wondering how big is the average house? What qualifies as a “tiny” or “micro” house? When you’re looking at the square feet of a potential home, what actually counts? It can be hard for first time homeowners to know exactly how much space the houses they’re look at will have or how [...]

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By Source Mortgage on September 30, 2014
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To Rent or To Buy, That is the Question

And often, it can be a terribly complicated question at that. It’s a complex calculation that depends on many factors. How much do homes in your area cost compared to the price of rent? What does the interest rates look like? What sort of homes are available? How long are you planning on staying? What [...]

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By Source Mortgage on September 15, 2014
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Two Renovations that Don’t Add Up.

Property is a great investment. Given enough time, land usually increases in value because, after all, they can’t really make any more of it. It then stands to reason that improving your property and your house will also be a great investment, and it’s true. Many renovations and upgrades do wonders for your property value. [...]

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By Lori on August 28, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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Top Two Renos for Added Property Value

In the world of home renovation, there is a huge variety of feats that can be accomplished. However the unfortunate fact is, most renos won’t add to your property’s value. Invisible upgrades to your plumbing or vacuuming system for example aren’t likely to add much if any additional property value. This is a bit too [...]

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By Lori on August 25, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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Buying an Investment Student Property

As our kids and the kids of our friends start heading off to university, we found ourselves—as many of our friends did—wondering what the best option for housing our students were. After all, residence is often only an option for first years, and they can be packed full of noisy kids away from home for [...]

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By Lori on June 30, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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Three Tips for a Smooth Move

Moving is often a bit of a kerfuffle. Too many things to do, not enough time, not enough help, panic and defeatism can settle in and sap even the best intentions. Nobody wants to deal with fights over which movers to use or how to pack what and where. And on top of that comes [...]

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By Lori on June 26, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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Rent or Lease to Own – is it the Right Option for You?

If you’re shopping for real estate or you’re thinking about selling a home, you may have seen advertisements for rent or lease to own properties. It’s an option that’s becoming more and more common, and for some home buyers it’s the best, and sometimes the only way they can get into their own home. In [...]

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By Lori on May 30, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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A Mortgage Lower than 2%?

There was quite a stir in the mortgage world on Tuesday when a rate lower than 2% was introduced. “The financial services firm posted a 36-month closed, variable-rate mortgage at 1.99 per cent, which is also well below the 2.99 per cent level that drew sharp criticism from former finance minister Jim Flaherty[.]” states CTV [...]

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By Lori on May 16, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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Meeting a Mortgage Broker – What to Expect

Most people have more experience with getting a mortgage from a bank than from a mortgage broker. However, more and more people are choosing an Alberta mortgage broker for their real estate purchases. If you haven’t used a mortgage broker before, here’s what you can expect when you sit down with one to talk about [...]

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By Lori on May 15, 2014
in Mortgage Broker Services
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Source was absolutely great to work with - went above and beyond to help us get everything done when buying our new home. Highly recommended!! Chad and Jenelle Richards Jan 09 2013

Chad and Jenelle Richards
Added January 23rd 2013

Interest Rates

6mth Term 3.95%
1yr Term 2.99%
2yr Term 2.69%
3yr Term 2.99%
4yr Term 3.39%
5yr Term 3.04%
V.R.M. Prime-.65 or 2.35%

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