Spruce Grove Community Focus

Posted by Dan Gibson on Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Spruce Grove Community Focus Featured ImageIf you've been looking for that perfect slice of affordable luxury, you're in for a real treat. The charming city of Spruce Grove and its location just outside of Edmonton is one you'll want to keep in mind. Discover each of the three community options, and all of the amenities they have to offer.

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Topics: spruce grove

Transitional Programs for New Canadians in Edmonton

Posted by Jennifer G. on Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Transitional Programs for New Canadians in Edmonton Featured ImageMoving to Canada and making a new life in Edmonton means a lot of changes and learning to adapt. From finding a home to rent and establishing your career to more long-term goals like building credit and buying a home, there are resources to help you! Pacesetter recommends the following transitional programs for newcomers to make your adjustment as easy as possible.

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Topics: tips & tricks

Comparing Monthly Payments - What's My Affordability?

Posted by Dan Gibson on Tue, Nov 6, 2018

Comparing Payments - What's My Affordability? Featured Image"How much will my mortgage be every month?" is the question on most peoples' minds when they start considering a new home. While you may have already decided a new home is the right choice for you, you still need to crunch some numbers to see what you’ll be able to afford. Having an idea of your monthly payments ahead of time will help you zero in on your perfect property and give you a better idea as to what you’ll be spending each month.

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Topics: mortgage and financial, buy a home

Luxurious Lighting Ideas from Our Design Team

Posted by Dan Gibson on Thu, Nov 1, 2018

Luxurious Lighting Ideas from Our Design Team Featured ImageAs you think about all of the details that will make your home look great, don’t forget to spend a bit of time thinking about the lighting. It plays a surprisingly big role in making a room come together and creating the right feel for your space.

Think carefully about how you will use each room and what types of lighting you might want for each. Then explore all of Pacesetter’s great options.

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Topics: design centre, build a new home

Pacesetter’s Newest Show Homes

Posted by Dan Gibson on Tue, Oct 30, 2018

Pacesetter’s Newest Show Homes Featured ImageCurious to learn more about the newest, most eye-catching, jaw-dropping show homes in the greater Edmonton area? You’ve come to the right place! At Pacesetter Homes, we’re constantly looking to bring you our best; our best models, floor plans, features and designs all wrapped up in the best new communities. So, if you’re thinking of checking out a few show homes in your foreseeable future, we’d like to invite you for a visit!

Here are the latest and greatest show homes we have to offer:

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Topics: show home

10 Everyday Habits to Help You Manage Your Time

Posted by Courtney C. on Thu, Oct 25, 2018

10 Everyday Habits to Help You Manage Your Time Featured ImageDo you find yourself wishing there were more hours in a day just to get everything done? While we don't have the power to rearrange time we can share a few proven time management habits - guaranteed to help you accomplish what you need to in a day and even have time left over for friends and family (and sleep)!

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Topics: tips & tricks

14 Awesome Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Posted by Courtney C. on Tue, Oct 23, 2018

14 Awesome Last-Minute Halloween Costumes Featured ImageHalloween is right around the corner and you’ve decorated your home, shopped for treats and spooky snacks, and carved your pumpkins. But you just can't decide on costumes. Or maybe, you just don't want to spend money on an expensive costume at the pop-up store. 

We can help! 

Check out these easy, fun Halloween costume ideas you can make with items you have hanging around the house.

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Topics: seasonal

Navigating Mortgage Qualification: An In-Depth Look at the Rules

Posted by Dan Gibson on Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Navigating Mortgage Qualification: An In-Depth Look at the Rules Featured ImageThere's been a lot of discussion recently about changes to Canada's mortgage rules, especially in light of new regulations about interest rates designed to protect consumers. In short, as of January 1, 2018, mortgage applicants must prove they can handle interest rates exceeding their contract rate for approval. Although these new rules have come as a surprise for many first-time buyers, you'll be glad to know they won't keep you from buying a new home by any means.

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Topics: mortgage and financial

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