Can You Pass the Mortgage Stress Test?

Posted by Jennifer G. on Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Can You Pass the Mortgage Stress Test? Featured ImageAs of January 1, 2018, all prospective homeowners in Canada are required to undergo a "stress test" before they are approved for a mortgage. Those who are already homeowners and wish to renew an existing mortgage or are looking to move into another home will also be required to take a mortgage stress test.

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Topics: mortgage and financial

The Latest Quick Possession Homes From Pacesetter!

Posted by Dan Gibson on Tue, Dec 11, 2018

The Latest Quick Possession Homes From Pacesetter! Featured ImageStarting a new job? Another baby on the way? Simply fed up with your never-ending home renovation to-do list? 

Whatever your reason for needing a new home without the wait, we've got your solution. Click here to browse Pacesetter's current selection of Quick Possession Homes. We are continually building superb, masterfully-crafted homes...just for you!

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Topics: quick possession, emma II, bristol, avery, derrick, carson, maddy II, pharoah, zoe, bentley, caspian, amelia, alydar, maverick, churchill, hillary, lusitano, madeline, kristana, paladin, affirmed & alydar, the lexington, carmel, belmont, oscar, The Vienna, lexington, havana, glenmore, ethan II, madison e, lexi b, lazzaro & lusitano

Considering the Future Needs in Your New Home

Posted by Jennifer G. on Thu, Dec 6, 2018

Considering the Future Needs in Your New Home Featured ImageIf you're in the market for a new home, it's common to consider your current needs first. You know how many bedrooms you need, how far you'll be commuting each day, and whether or not a front-attached home, townhome, or duplex is best for you based on your current situation. 

But what happens if your living situation changes a few years from now? Relationships, pets, babies, and job promotions are all things you'll want to keep in mind as you picture your future and the right home to fit your changing lifestyle.

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Topics: new home, edmonton communities, buy a home

On a Budget: How to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays

Posted by Courtney C. on Tue, Dec 4, 2018

On a Budget: How to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays Featured ImageDecorating for Christmas is always a lot of fun, but might require you to be a bit budget-conscious. All those gift-giving and party opportunities this time of year will likely take a big chunk out of your pay cheque. The good news is with a little bit of imagination, these inexpensive decor ideas are sure to wow your guests and light up your home with Christmas cheer!

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Topics: seasonal, decor

How to Create Dedicated Living Spaces With an Open Floor Plan

Posted by Courtney C. on Thu, Nov 29, 2018

How to Create Dedicated Living Spaces With an Open Floor Plan Featured ImageOpen floor plans are a great way to enjoy airy and uncluttered living. That said, you might want to create designated spaces within your open floor plan but the flexibility offered by the open layout makes it difficult (i.e. transitioning from a sitting area to a dining area etc). If you want to enjoy an open-concept design while still having distinct, distinguished spaces, here are just a few tips to help get you started!

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Topics: interior design

Decor, eh? All About Canadiana Style

Posted by Courtney C. on Tue, Nov 27, 2018

Decor, eh? All About Canadiana Style Featured ImageSure, you may have already heard about different decor styles from around the world. Parisian, Spanish and the ultra-trendy Scandinavian are popular style choices, to name a few. But, instead of looking to decor influences from across the globe, why not take a little inspiration from the good 'ol Great White North? Cozy and fun, colourful and rustic, Canadiana decor is a great way to embrace your inner Canuck and create an interior look you're sure to love!

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Topics: interior design

Model Feature: The Memphis

Posted by Dan Gibson on Thu, Nov 22, 2018

Model Feature: The Memphis Featured ImageFew things can top a new home in the Edmonton area, especially when it includes all the very best features. If a unique style, front attached garage, and open floor plan appeal to you, The Memphis might be the home that suits you and your family's needs. You'll quickly find that this model not only meets your expectations but exceeds them.

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Topics: The Memphis

Countdown to Christmas: What to Start Doing NOW

Posted by Courtney C. on Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Countdown to Christmas: What to Start Doing NOW Featured ImageThere's nothing like the magic of the holidays. Family and friends gather to share meals and joy and the kids are never as excited as they are on Christmas morning. Of course, the holiday season also means stress when it comes to preparing your home and that amazing meal everyone will be raving about. Want to enjoy a stress-free and organized Christmas this year? Here's how to get a jumpstart on the holidays now.

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Topics: tips & tricks, seasonal

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