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The Millennials: The Challenged Generation of Homeowners

The Millennials: The Challenged Generation of Homeowners

Young and well-educated millennials earn more than the typical Canadian employee but have considerably lower homeownership rates when compared to their parents at the same age. So why is this generation of young professionals struggling to get a foothold on the property market?   Besides the…

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When Is The Best Time To Buy Or Sell Real Estate In Regina?

When Is The Best Time To Buy Or Sell Real Estate In Regina?

Real estate in Regina is similar to many other marketplaces in the sense that there are always more home purchase and sales in the spring & summer months than any other time throughout the year. Traditionally, there are more buyers on the hunt during the warmer months and so sellers follow suit and…

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Questions and Answers on MLS Homes

Questions and Answers on MLS Homes

Buying a home is a length process with many factors involved. It doesn’t matter if your buying for the first time or the third, buying MLS Homes can be complicated. Sometimes it’s nice to have all the basic information in one place, especially when it only applies to your city. I have put…

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8 FAQs About New Condos In Regina

8 FAQs About New Condos In Regina

New condos in Regina have been springing up like grass for the last few years. The slow, oversaturated condo market has created concern for owners and consumers all over Saskatchewan.   Yet, people are still buying them and builders are having no problems selling them. This must mean that there is…

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10 Tasks To Do After You Move Into Your Regina Property!

10 Tasks To Do After You Move Into Your Regina Property!

Congratulations! You bought an incredible Regina property and have successfully moved into it! It’s an exciting time, often stressful and full of planning. But at the end of the day, when everything is unpacked and you get settled in your new home, its worth it. You probably had a home…

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New Developments in Regina

New Developments in Regina

Currently, there are new developments happening at every end of the city. The north, south, east and west sides of Regina are all expanding and growing. New developments in Regina are becoming smarter, greener and more community focused. The developers are starting to increase community activity…

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Interview Questions For A Regina Realtor When BUYING A Home

Interview Questions For A Regina Realtor When BUYING A Home

Buying a home is one of the largest financial transactions a person will ever make, right? So, having a good working relationship with the Regina Realtor you chose to represent you in this purchase will have a large impact on the overall experience. There are plenty of Regina realtors that are…

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What you need to know about Stigmatized Real Estate in Regina

What you need to know about Stigmatized Real Estate in Regina

For real estate in Regina and places all over the world, the principle “caveat emptor” means “let the buyer beware. ” Unless buying a new home, most properties come with no warranty and means that the buyer must be extra cautious when making the purchase. Today, the buyer is still required…

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6 Tips That Will Step-Up Your Regina Real Estate Investment Game

6 Tips That Will Step-Up Your Regina Real Estate Investment Game

Many billionaires and millionaires around the world owe their financial success and independence to smart real estate investments. The good news is that you can join that elite club yourself. Real estate investing has been the number 1 source of passive income for decades, all multi-millionaires…

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Buying A House VS Buying A Condo For Sale In Regina

Buying A House VS Buying A Condo For Sale In Regina

At some point in your life, you might have pondered if the ease of condo living is for you. The lack of maintenance, simple living and affordability may be calling your name. But, what about the growth limit, increasing condo fees and noisy neighbors? The decision to buy a house or a condo for sale…

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How Do Regina Real Estate Agents Assist Home Buyers?

How Do Regina Real Estate Agents Assist Home Buyers?

Home buyers require a different service than a home seller does. The needs of the buyers are entirely different from those of a seller and Regina real estate agents must be very good at catering to the specific needs of a home buyer. Buyer’s who have never purchased a home before have a lot of…

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Can You Obtain A Regina Mortgage With Bad Credit?

Can You Obtain A Regina Mortgage With Bad Credit?

Mortgage Brokers in Regina are faced with the disappointing task of telling someone they will not qualify for a mortgage. In most cases, to obtain a Regina Mortgage you must have a credit score of more than 620. There can be circumstantial exceptions and there is alot more to a mortgage approval…

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3 Ways Rising Interest Rates Will Affect a Mortgage in Regina

3 Ways Rising Interest Rates Will Affect a Mortgage in Regina

For many years, the Bank of Canada has left interest rates at a record low. In the last year we have seen 4 increases, each increasing by . 25%. The Bank of Canadas prime rate has now gone from . 5% to 1. 50% in a year. Experts are saying we can expect more rate increases as Canada’s economy slowly…

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Tips For Competing With Regina MLS Listings In A Buyers Market

Tips For Competing With Regina MLS Listings In A Buyers Market

Spring Market is upon us here in Regina. While houses are moving faster than they were a few months ago, this over-saturated buyers market hasn’t picked up like it should for this time of year. A lot of great homes are spending 60-70 days on the market before they sell.   As I’m writing…

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5 Things To Think About When Looking At New Homes For Sale In Regina

5 Things To Think About When Looking At New Homes For Sale In Regina

Looking at new homes for sale in Regina can be a long process. There are over 50 builders to choose from and tons of homes on the market. There are MLS Listings, show homes, custom homes and spec homes. At any time, buying a home is a special event and being armed with everything you need to know…

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No Down Payment Options On Townhouses For Sale In Regina

No Down Payment Options On Townhouses For Sale In Regina

Saving for a down payment is the most difficult part of buying a home. Saving money is hard! I get it and so do the banks. So, they have come up with some options for people who want to buy a home but don’t have a down payment. There are certain townhouses for sale in Regina that qualify for no…

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Regina Home Builder Show Homes

Regina Home Builder Show Homes

Show homes are like chocolate covered ice cream for those who love interior design and modern fun. They are playful, creative and super contemporary examples home builders use to show case their product. There is no shortage of Regina home builder show homes here in Regina. Here is the quick…

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Condos in Regina Are Still Ideal Homes For Buyers, Heres Why!

Condos in Regina Are Still Ideal Homes For Buyers, Heres Why!

The condo market in Regina is questionable, at best. Since 2013, Condos in Regina have been overbuilt. By overbuilt, I mean the local home builders have built more inventory than there was demand. Sure, the current multi-family unit building has slowed down but if you take a drive through any one…

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How Buyers Can Conquer a Spring Market!

How Buyers Can Conquer a Spring Market!

For years and years, instead of buying or selling when it’s convenient year round, people wait until spring. In the spring, multiple markets are flooded with an influx of housing inventory and buyers come out of hibernation. Real estate agents, mortgage brokers, home inspectors, roofing companies…

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Regina Real Estate Fees for Buyers & Sellers

Regina Real Estate Fees for Buyers & Sellers

Whether buying or selling a home, you will have to budget for Regina Real Estate Fees. These fees range from mortgage penalties to home inspections, taxes, and title disbursement fees. Fees vary depending on the situation of the buyer or seller and they also vary depending on which vendor is being…

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Looking at MLS Homes? How to get your offer ACCEPTED!

Looking at MLS Homes? How to get your offer ACCEPTED!

Whether you’re actively searching or just browsing MLS Homes, getting to the point where you have to write an offer and actually buy your dream home can be nerve wracking! Somewhere during your home buying journey, you will have to ask “how can we get the offer accepted? ” and it will be up to…

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3 Home Buying Fears -Tips To Ease Anxiety

3 Home Buying Fears -Tips To Ease Anxiety

Buying a home is a huge decision. It comes with home buying fears and a bundle of nerves because who wouldn’t be nervous about the making the biggest investment of your life? As a Real Estate Agent, I have come to understand that there are usually 3 fears when home buying: 1. Maintenance…

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The Home Buying Process: What You Can Expect

The Home Buying Process: What You Can Expect

So, you’ve decided to buy a home. Great! May it be your first home, your in-between homes home or your last home, the home buying process remains the same. As a Realtor in Regina, Saskatchewan, representing many buyers, I know that no home purchase is identical. The home buying process…

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