Mirroring and matching

Tips to Mirroring and Matching your client and why you want to!

A Realtor once told me that mirroring and matching your client in a client meeting was disingenuous. I’ve thought a lot about that comment over the […]
new to canada

New Canadian Mortgage: What do you need to know?

 If you know a Permanent or Temporary Canadian Resident who is considering buying a home, have them call me to discuss details before you start showing […]
financing condition

Financing Condition: What is it and why it’s important?

You’ve found the home of your dreams and put in an offer. On the advice of your professional team, your real estate agent and mortgage broker, […]
credit after divorce

Credit after divorce

While the recent article in the Financial Post – ‘No safety net’: How a divorce rips a tornado through your finances, and what to do about it […]
financing conditions

What Realtors might not know about financing conditions

Most real estate offers include a financing condition, which allows time for the buyer to obtain the necessary financing to complete the purchase. Financing conditions dates […]
real estate investment

Real Estate Investment in Calgary – Is it still a good idea?

The Calgary real estate cycle is shifting. This isn’t the first time we have witnessed and experienced cycle changes, and it likely won’t be the last, […]
Mortgage Approval

Mortgage Approval: Can you really afford that mortgage?

Want to obtain a mortgage approval? Remember though, today you want to buy a house: you’re single, with a dog, a decent job and a some […]
Credit Score

Credit Score: What affects it?

Okay, you’ve worked hard to build up your credit score. You pay all your debts on time, have focused on getting out of debt – maybe […]
Mortgage Penalties

Hidden trap of Mortgage Penalties

This article is older but does a great job of identifying the often hidden traps in mortgage penalties should a “life event” happen and you need to […]
Grow your Real Estate business with social media

How to Grow your Real Estate Business through Social Media

It comes as a surprise to most people that I’m an introvert. For those of you who aren’t introverts, you simply can’t understand the energy it […]
Mortgage: How Much Can I Afford

Mortgage: How much can I afford?

The first question home buyers want to ask when they want a mortgage: “how much can I afford”, but the real first steps in buying a house […]
Down payment

New Down Payment Rule – How does it impact you?

Last week, the Federal Government announced that the minimum down payment for homes priced over $500,000 will increase. Currently, the minimum down payment for a home […]