Homeowners like to see their home increase in value — it means you made a good decision purchasing this property. Kudos to you! But before you start high-fiving about how much your home is worth, you might want to take a closer look at your tax assessment.
Remember … the higher the assessment, the higher your tax bill.
This is the time of year when everyone is receiving their tax assessments in the mail. Occasionally I speak to sellers who want to list their home at the price the City has assessed it at, or a buyer who compares the asking price of a home with the property assessment by the City of Calgary. Regardless of if you think the assessed value is high, lo...
I’ve been having a lot of conversations about mortgages lately.
Conversations about refinancing, loans that help my clients buy and sell simultaneously, and whether it makes sense to pay off your mortgage early or even make extra payments if you have additional funds.
I love talking about mortgages and how they can be a financial tool to help make y...
Are you giving your credit score the attention it deserves? If you’re even thinking about buying a home or refinancing your current one in the near future, then you need to show it some love. Make sure you understand the ins and outs of your score and what you can do to make it more attractive to lenders.