Mortgage Rules: How the new changes may affect you

Posted by Nancy Ball on Monday, July 16th, 2012 at 7:03pm.

  • Mortgage rules: How the new rules may affect you
  • 25 clever ideas to make life easier
  • Calgary house price gains picking up speed 
  • Renovation Tips to Help Your Home Sell

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Mortgage rules: How the new rules may affect you

Last week, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced new mortgage rules meant to cool off the overheated housing sector and help Canadians tame sky-high household debt levels. If you’re not sure that you can meet the new mortgage criteria, you have a couple of difficult choices to make. Visit our full newsletter for more details...

25 clever ideas to make life easier

Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had!  For more details visit 

Calgary house price gains picking up speed

House price gains are starting to pick up speed in Calgary, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. The national realtors’ group reported Friday that Calgary has experienced a 4.84 per cent gain in the past 12 months to May in the MLS Home Price Index — second only to Toronto’s 7.93 per cent year-over-year growth.   See for more details.

Renovation Tips to Help Your Home Sell

Be certain that any renovations you do in your home are appropriate to your house and neighborhood. Be careful not to do renovations that cannot be recovered because you overspent on them. For instance, it makes no sense to put $75,000 worth of renovations into your $250,000 home when the average selling home price in your neighborhood is $250,000. Plan your home-selling experience by anticipating what repairs or upgrades your home needs to make an impression on potential buyers. Have them done professionally and within the average selling price of your neighborhood in order to recoup the greatest amount of your money in the sale.  Visit for more information.

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