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Decorating Your New Home on a Budget

Decorating Your New Home on a Budget

February 28, 2024 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

If you're considering purchasing a new home, you may encounter an unexpected problem. Your old decor doesn't suit your new space. This mismatch between old and new is especially likely when downsi ... [read more]

The Facts About Real Estate Fees

The Facts About Real Estate Fees

January 10, 2024 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Understanding the various fees in the Canadian real estate market may seem complicated, but with a little knowledge, you can navigate the process easily. Whether you are buying your first home ... [read more]

Unlocking the Door to Your Dream Home: Exploring First-Time Homebuyer Options

Unlocking the Door to Your Dream Home: Exploring First-Time Homebuyer Options

September 27, 2023 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Unlocking the Door to Your Dream Home: Exploring First-Time Homebuyer Options Home Sweet Home: these three words hold a special place in our hearts. Owning a home is a dream many of us aspire to ... [read more]

Home Valuation and Appraisals: Unveiling the Mechanics, Influencing Factors, and Value-Boosting Tips

Home Valuation and Appraisals: Unveiling the Mechanics, Influencing Factors, and Value-Boosting Tips

August 9, 2023 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Home Valuation and Appraisals: Unveiling the Mechanics, Influencing Factors, and Value-Boosting Tips The process of buying, selling, or refinancing a home involves a critical component that can gre ... [read more]

Catching Up on Retirement with an Income Property: A Wise Investment Strategy

Catching Up on Retirement with an Income Property: A Wise Investment Strategy

June 21, 2023 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

As the retirement landscape continues to evolve, many individuals find themselves concerned about the adequacy of their savings and the possibility of outliving their nest egg. However, there is a sol ... [read more]

Benefits of Buying a New Home in the Summer

Benefits of Buying a New Home in the Summer

May 17, 2023 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Summertime brings sunny days, warm weather, and an ideal opportunity for house hunting. If you're considering buying a new home, the summer months offer several advantages worth considering. In this ... [read more]

5 Things NOT to do When Selling Your Home

5 Things NOT to do When Selling Your Home

March 16, 2023 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

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 ... [read more]

A Holiday Poem

A Holiday Poem

December 19, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Eggnog, tinsel, falling snow, Buttered rum and mistletoe, Christmas trees and hanging lights, The sound of carolers filled the nights. You’ve been shopping long and hard, Thank your lucky S ... [read more]

10 Things to Know About the Offer Process

10 Things to Know About the Offer Process

November 30, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

10 Things to Know About the Offer Process Before making an offer on your dream house, here are the ten things you need to know about buying real estate to ensure your offer is solid. Buying real e ... [read more]

10 Important Questions to Ask Your Contractor

10 Important Questions to Ask Your Contractor

November 9, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

10 Important Questions to Ask Your Contractor Are you thinking about hiring a contractor before selling real estate? Here are ten important questions you should ask the contractor before signing a co ... [read more]

Common Mistakes That House Flippers Make & How to Avoid Them

Common Mistakes That House Flippers Make & How to Avoid Them

October 12, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop Common Mistakes That House Flippers Make & How to Avoid Them Making it in the world of house flipping means making sound and prudent decisions. Read on t ... [read more]

How Many Homes Should You View Before Buying?

How Many Homes Should You View Before Buying?

August 10, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

If you are beginning the home-buying process, you may begin to wonder how long it will take until you find the perfect home for you and your family. The answer to that varies due to different factors. ... [read more]

Tips for Buying Rental Investment Properties

Tips for Buying Rental Investment Properties

July 6, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Most people float the idea of investment property around at some point in their life, and the growing popularity of real estate buy-and-flip shows only makes the prospect more enticing. However, befor ... [read more]

5 Negotiation Secrets Smart Buyers Use to Get Better Deals

5 Negotiation Secrets Smart Buyers Use to Get Better Deals

June 22, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Being a buyer in today's real estate market can be challenging. The market is very competitive right now, making the average buyer feel like it is impossible to secure a good deal. Luckily, some trick ... [read more]

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home

April 20, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Home-Buying 101: A Guide to Purchasing Your First Home Buying a home involves a lot of complex steps, but by doing your homework ahead of time, you can boost your know-how and have more confidence in ... [read more]

5 Benefits of an Investment Property

5 Benefits of an Investment Property

April 6, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

5 Benefits of an Investment Property Building a strong real estate portfolio is a great way to create passive income now and a strong investment portfolio for later. If you are looking at buildin ... [read more]

Tips for Picking the Right Home to Flip

Tips for Picking the Right Home to Flip

March 16, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Guide to Choosing a House to Flip for Maximum Profit Not every property will make a promising flip. Here is everything you need to know to maximize your profits from the very start while minimizing ... [read more]

Alberta Fundamentals Looking Strong

Alberta Fundamentals Looking Strong

March 16, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

The Canadian housing market is certainly outperforming previous estimates and topping the charts when it comes to year-over-year growth. For example, Home sales in Toronto posted the largest monthly i ... [read more]

Can Housing Upgrades Affect Your Insurance?

Can Housing Upgrades Affect Your Insurance?

February 23, 2022 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Housing upgrades have the potential to leave you underinsured so it is important to always contact your home insurance before starting a home renovation. Home renovations are trendy right now due to ... [read more]

Rent to Own Homes vs. Mortgage: How Do They Work?

Rent to Own Homes vs. Mortgage: How Do They Work?

February 14, 2022 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Rent to Own Homes vs. Mortgage: How Do They Work? If you're hoping to achieve your dreams of homeownership, rent-to-own and mortgage are two options to consider. Here is everything you need to know a ... [read more]

Five Great Benefits of Owning an Investment Property

Five Great Benefits of Owning an Investment Property

October 20, 2021 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

Five Great Benefits of an Investment Property Maybe you have considered investing in real estate but aren't sure if it's the right move for you. There are several benefits to an investment property, ... [read more]

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

February 28, 2018 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

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 ... [read more]

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

February 21, 2018 | Posted by: Harold Hagen

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 ... [read more]

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