Real Estate Resources

Property tax assessment value vs. Home sale price

Posted on Jan 23, 2023 in Homeowner



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...

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The 10 “Credit Score” Commandments

Posted on Jan 16, 2023 in Buying


How to Get Your Credit Score Up — Week 4

This series shines a light on the importance of your credit score when buying a home. Most buyers need to take out a mortgage, and that’s when your finances become an open book. Lenders will need to gauge if you’re worth the risk to lend you money, and this series will help you learn some important strategies...

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3 Common Mistakes that Lower Credit Scores

Posted on Jan 09, 2023 in Buying

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How to Get Your Credit Score Up — Week 3
Having a high credit score is important all the time, whether you are buying a home anytime soon or not. Your credit score and credit report are so vital to getting any type of loan, and this series will give you the financial strategies you need to get your credit score as high as possible.

Whether you know i...

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Before You Make Extra Mortgage Payments, Read This

Posted on Dec 12, 2022 in Homeowner


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...

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How to Get Your Credit Score Up

Posted on Dec 12, 2022 in Buying


Demystifying Your Credit Score— Week 2

Having a high credit score is important all the time, whether you are buying a home anytime soon or not. Your credit score and credit report are so vital to getting any type of loan, and this series will give you the financial strategies you need to get your credit score as high as possible.

There’s one number...

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Want to buy a home? Then get a credit card first

Posted on Dec 05, 2022 in Buying


Having a high credit score is important all the time, whether you are buying a home anytime soon or not. Your credit score and credit report are so vital to getting any type of loan, and this series will give you the financial strategies you need to get your credit score as high as possible.
If one of your goals is not to use a credit card, then you...

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