What You Need to Know About Co-Owning a Home

Posted by Jennifer G. on Thu, Jun 21, 2018

What You Need to Know About Co-Owning a Home Women Featured ImageBecoming a homeowner is a huge accomplishment! For many, it's a responsibility that isn’t taken on alone. Co-owning a home is a great and effective way to share the costs and responsibilities of homeownership, and potentially get you into a home and building equity sooner than you could have on your own. 

But what does it mean to co-own a home and what can you expect?

Whether your companion is a partner, spouse, friend, or family member, the following will get you thinking about how your joint homeownership will work. 

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Topics: buy a new home, build a new home, mortgage and financial

Community Focus: Hawks Ridge

Posted by Dan Gibson on Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Community Focus Hawks Ridge Lake Featured ImageImagine driving along the Yellowhead Trail, or Anthony Henday Drive, then taking a quick and easy turn off to 215th Street. Here, your views transform from highway traffic and industrial buildings to wide open green spaces, vegetation, and glistening bodies of water. 

This vision isn’t too good to be true – this is Hawks Ridge at Big Lake

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Topics: edmonton communities, buy a new home, build a new home, hawks ridge

Jokes to Beat Dad at His Own Game This Father's Day

Posted by Courtney C. on Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Jokes to Beat Dad at His Own Game This Father's Day Laughter Featured imageFather’s Day can be sentimental, and a heartwarming gift is sure to be appreciated. Still, a day dedicated to Dads calls for a little pun fun! 

Show him you’re a chip off the ‘ol block and brighten his day with some seriously good bad jokes.

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Topics: seasonal, tips & tricks

The Latest Quick Possession Homes From Pacesetter!

Posted by Dan Gibson on Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Latest Quick Possession Homes From Pacesetter Maverick Rendering 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: maddy II, quick possession, maverick, avery, derrick, carson, bristol, pharoah, emma II, zoe, bentley, caspian, amelia, alydar, churchill

Home Buying For The First Time: Getting a Mortgage

Posted by Jennifer G. on Thu, Jun 7, 2018

Home Buying For The First Time Getting a Mortgage Laptop Featured ImageWhen you’re buying your first home, there are styles to choose from, colour schemes to plan, and feature options galore! This is the fun stuff.

The not-so-fun stuff? Financing it all.

Applying for your first mortgage can appear daunting at first, but there will be many professionals in your corner. Especially if you’re working with an experienced builder that’s willing to assist you through the process. 

Read on to settle some of those nerves, and learn about the first steps to getting a mortgage.

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Topics: mortgage and financial

5 Tips to Capture Your Summer Vaycay

Posted by Courtney C. on Tue, Jun 5, 2018

Tips to Capture Your Summer Vaycay Camera Featured ImageThe weather is warm, the energy is high, and many of us will be entering “vacation mode” at least once this summer. 

Whether you can’t go without your DSLR or you reach for your smartphone for a convenient snap, pack a camera whenever you take a trip! 

If you want to take quality pictures you’ll be excited to show off in your home, we’ve got some quick tips.

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Topics: seasonal, tips & tricks

Owning An Income Property: First Things to Consider

Posted by Will Murray on Thu, May 31, 2018

Owning An Income Property: First Things to Consider Featured ImageWith all the costs of owning a home, many people have begun to search for ways to bring in some extra cash flow. If you're thinking of purchasing an investment property or renting out space in your own home, you're on the right track. It can be an incredibly lucrative endeavour, but there are certain things you need to know to make sure your first venture into the world of real estate is a profitable one.

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Topics: income property

Why It's Worth It to Finish Your Basement

Posted by Dan Gibson on Tue, May 29, 2018

Why It's Worth It to Finish Your Basement Featured Image

You might not think much of your basement. After all, most homes only make use of their basement for storage or to flip the circuit breaker when needed. That said, there are a lot of different reasons you might want a finished basement, including something like a game room, an additional bedroom, and many others.

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Topics: build a new home, floor plan

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