October 2015

There are 3 blog entries for October 2015.

Home Investement Tips

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - Securing Your home investment is just as important as making the right decision when you buy. In fact, it may even be more important than the home buying process itself. It is not a single step, but a series of consistent measures that you take to protect yourself from downturns and maximize the homes value long term.

There are many things you can do with your bank, with your utility providers, and with your home and landscaping upgrading that can put thousands of dollars in your pocket. Here are my top 3 suggestions:

  1. Arrange an aggressive mortgage repayment plan - This is the number 1 thing I suggest. Simply making the minimum payment every month will not allow you to pay off your mortgage in a timely manner. It
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Possession Day

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - Possession Day is my favorite day as a Realtor; I love handing over the keys to my buyers' dream home. For you it is an awesome feeling to know that all of your hard work and saving and research has finally come to fruition and that you can start to live the life you want. It feels awesome! But what does possession day look like if you are the buyer? It is important to first know what happens before you can take the keys to your new home.

On possession day your team of professionals are putting things together behind the scenes to get you your keys.  This is what possession day looks like:

  • Early to mid morning your lawyer will receive the funds and instructions from your financial institution. They will then turn
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Home Possession Timeline
Prime Edmonton real estate - Home possession is one of the most exciting parts of my job as a Realtor. It can also be a very stressful day for home buyers if they haven't have all of their arrangements taken care of. But how long in advance should you have everything in order?

It is important that you make a list of all of the things to be done to help with a smooth transition. These things include items in the following areas:

Financial - Ensuring that your mortgage professional has all of the required documents from you as well as your signatures on all mortgage documents.

Legal - need to make sure that all of the contracts and contact information for the seller's lawyer and mortgage company.

Utilities - Making sure that power, water, gas,

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