Buying a home is a process full of nuance. Our Buyer Advice series features pointers on buying a home, national market updates, and general advice for finding and purchasing your next home in Fort McMurray.
Jan 16, 2019
The beginning of 2018 saw the implementation of new stress tests for mortgages, casting a pall on home sales at the beginning of the year. Combined with the gradual increase in interest rates throughout the summer and fall,...
Jan 07, 2019
The New Year is full of new things for the Canadian mortgage market. We have lots of things to tackle when it comes to such a fluid and versatile market, to begin with. Economists are making predictions while trends in...
Dec 19, 2018
The Fort McMurray Housing Market in 7 Charts: 2018 vs. 2017
After what we have been through since 2014, it’s easy to understand why, if you are a homeowner, you might be tempted to despair.
Or as a potential
Dec 04, 2018
With November 2018 past us, it's a good time to look at what last month brought to our housing market. Among other things, the effects of the October interest rate hike began to appear, and debt levels continued...
Nov 27, 2018
With Canadians borrowing more and more, even in the face of higher interest rates, the national housing market has become increasingly unaffordable. While this has stoked fears of a crash, a look at the bigger picture shows that this scenario isn't...
Nov 19, 2018
Since the Bank of Canada decided to raise interest rates yet again last month, the effect on the country's housing market has yet to be fully realized. While the true impact will take a few more months to measure,...
Nov 06, 2018
In the wake of the Bank of Canada's latest interest rate hike, first-time home buyers may become apprehensive about the possibility of owning a home. With even current homeowners going deeper into debt, it's not the most ideal market....
Oct 22, 2018
The gradual month-to-month real estate sales rise that started earlier this spring has been reversed. As reported last week, August to September showed a decrease in sales, and a decrease in housing starts. This contrasted with many analysts' projections of...
Oct 15, 2018
September is behind us, and this week housing statistics from the month released. The results aren't the best: September saw the first monthly decline in six months. Until now, there were hopes the market was recovering from a change in...
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Disclaimer: The A-Team is a team of associates at Walsh Real Estate (2010) Ltd o/a RE/MAX® Fort McMurray, 9919 Biggs Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta, T9H 1S2. Each office is independently owned and operated. The licensed associates are Tom Albrecht, Breanna Albrecht, Denise Hildebrand, Aaron Chalmers, Heather McCandless, and Rita Sobkowich. Eric Dunham, mortgage specialist with RBC®, is not affiliated. We also recommend Amanda Stuart at TD Bank® and Mariam Fawaz at Mortgages for Less®.
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