FOR INFILL BUYERS

TIPS AND TRICKS WHEN BUYING AN INFILL

WHAT RISING INTEREST RATES MEAN FOR YOU

Posted on Aug 05, 2022 in For Infill Buyers



If you follow the housing or economic markets, or if you are affected personally by the recent interest rate hike, you've heard the Bank of Canada raised its key lending rate by a full 1% or 100 basis points last month. While most experts predicted a 0.75% increase, the 1% jump shocked many.

The bank made the biggest one-time increase to the benchma...

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INFILLS WITH BASEMENT SUITES

Posted on Aug 01, 2022 in For Infill Buyers



Calgary's new infill market has been around since the late 1990s but has really taken off in popularity over the last 15 years. Until recently, however, it was extremely rare to see secondary suites in infills (especially legal ones!), primarily due to city zoning and development regulations. 

With changes to city policies on secondary suites in rece...

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THE DEBATE ON FIXED VS VARIABLE RATES

Posted on Jul 18, 2022 in For Infill Buyers



Prospective home buyers must make many decisions while shopping for a home. What neighbourhood to live in? How many bedrooms? How much should they spend? However, one of the most important yet overlooked decisions is what kind of interest rate to get: fixed or variable?

Most homebuyers are not overly familiar with mortgage lingo or the differences b...

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OUR FAVOURITE INFILL UPGRADES

Posted on Jun 30, 2022 in For Infill Buyers



When you're building an infill, the upgrade options are infinite! How do you choose? Below is a list of our favourites, all of which offer value, convenience, and elevated design. You can't go wrong with these 9 upgrades in your new infill:

Painted Ceilings
There's nothing more satisfying than walking into a new home and seeing smooth, crisp ceilings...

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WHERE TO CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS

Posted on Apr 26, 2022 in For Infill Buyers



Congratulations! Your deal is now firm, and you have purchased your brand new infill. Although a mail-forward with Canada Post can help ensure you don’t miss any important mail while you transition, you will still need to update your address eventually. 

Here is a list that should help you not miss anyone important:

  ▫️  Family and Friends
▫️ Landlord (i...

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THE HOME BUYING PROCESS

Posted on Mar 24, 2022 in For Infill Buyers



When considering the prospect of becoming a homeowner, especially in the current climate, it can be difficult to know where to start. And while it may feel overwhelming at times, we're here to share our favourite steps. The seven steps outlined below will help you navigate the buying process with as few hiccups as possible.

1. Evaluate - is now the...

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