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No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a home.

 

Know your buying power

 

What is your buying power? It is the combination of your credit-worthiness and how much you can realistically pay for a home.

 

First, you need to understand the hidden costs of buying a home. You will need to save not only for the down payment of your home -- which is typically between 5% - 20% of the offer price -- but also for any additional transaction fees, such as land transfer fee, inspection charges, title insurance, and legal fees.

 

Then you need to know what you can realistically afford each month to understand how much house you can buy. Your mortgage rate will depend on your creditworthiness -- if you have a high credit...

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The Bigger Picture

 

Watch CREB® president David P. Brown as he recaps sales activity and the key influencers that shaped September’s housing market.

 

To read the full City of Calgary monthly stats package, click here.

 

To read the full Calgary region monthly stats package, click here. - Source: CREB®

 

 

Source: Used under standard YouTube licence terms.

 

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Open House on Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Located in desirable Evanston, this fully-finished, 2-storey is loaded with features and offers over 2,350 sq. ft. of developed living space. This well-maintained home is in a great location with quick access to shopping, highways, & other amenities. And, it’s only a 4-minute walk to the new elementary school. An inviting foyer opens to the open-concept great room which features a gas fireplace, a kitchen with maple cabinetry, an island with an eating bar & corner pantry. The dining area provides access to the generously-sized, maintenance-free deck & fully-fenced yard. Upstairs, you’ll find a bright bonus room with plenty of space for your family to spread out. Treat yourself to a large master bedroom with a walk-in closet and spacious ensuite featuring a large soaker tub & separate stand-up shower. Two more bedrooms, main 4-piece bathroom & laundry complete...
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