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How do I prepare my house for winter in Canada?

How do I prepare my house for winter in Canada? Winter has arrived in Calgary, and as the temperature drops, it's essential to ensure your home is prepared for the colder months. At Team Singh YYC, we understand the importance of a winter-ready home.  Here in Calgary, where winter brings its unique challenges, it's crucial to take proactive steps to safeguard your home and maintain a comfortable...

October 2023 housing and rental statistics in Calgary, Airdrie, and Chestermere

Calgary, Airdrie, and Chestermere Real Estate Market Update: October 2023 In October, Calgary's real estate market experienced a slowing in sales activity, aligning with typical seasonal patterns. However, the numbers still reflect a robust market with 2,171 sales, which is 17% higher than the same month last year and among the highest levels reported for October. The strong sales activity was primarily...

How will the Bank of Canada’s recent interest rate pause affect real estate?

What does Bank of Canada's recent interest rate pause mean? In a recent announcement, the Bank of Canada has opted to maintain its key interest rate at 5%, marking the second consecutive time they've decided to keep the rate steady. This move is crucial for both upholding the current stability of the Canadian economy and tackling the issue of rapidly rising inflation. and, in particular, the real estate...

What do I need to know before buying my first home in Canada?

Embarking on the journey of buying your first home in Canada is both exhilarating and daunting. The process is filled with questions and uncertainties, especially for first-time homebuyers. Understanding the specific criteria that define a first-time homebuyer in Alberta and Canada is crucial.  Explore the intricate details with us, gaining clarity on who qualifies and what is required. Whether you're...

September 2023 housing and rental statistics in Calgary, Airdrie, and Chestermere

In the ever-changing tapestry of Calgary, Airdrie, and Chestermere's real estate markets, September 2023 stood as a testament to dynamic growth and shifting landscapes. Our detailed exploration of this month's housing and rental statistics reveals an exciting tale of opportunity, demand, and vibrant communities. Join us as we uncover the intricacies of the market, providing you with insights crucial for...

How to best leverage your home equity?

A home is a wealth-building asset when you have paid off the mortgage, more so if you have enough of an income to pay cash. Once your mortgage is paid off, you can leverage your equity to access funds for retirement or other wealth building activities. Your home equity is simply a measurement of how much of your property you own, i.e. how much you’ve paid for versus how much mortgage is...

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