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Tuesday, May 7, 2024   /   by Chris Matlashewski

How to Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes Before During and After a Divorce

Calgary - Divorce is rarely easy and often means a lot of difficult decisions. One of the most important decisions is what to do about the house.
In the midst of the heavy emotional and financial turmoil, what you need most is some non-emotional, straightforward, specific information and answers. Once you know how a divorce affects your home, your mortgage and taxes, critical decisions are easier. Neutral, third party information can help you make logical, rather than emotional, decisions.
Probably the first decision is whether you want to continue living in the house. Will the familiar surroundings bring you comfort and emotional security, or unpleasant memories? Do you want to minimize change by staying where you are, or sell your home and move to a new place that offers a new start? Only you can answer those questions, but there will almost certainly be some financial repercussions to your decision process. What can you afford? Can you manage the old house on your new budget? Is r. ...

  real estate, calgary, real estate tips, divorce

Tuesday, February 14, 2023   /   by Chris Matlashewski

Explaining the Tax Free Home Savings Account

Are you interested to have over $40,000 tax free dollars to put toward your home purchase? The federal government has unveiled the Tax Free Home Savings Account (FHSA) and the Multi Generational Home Renovation, Tax Credit (MGHRTC). We are discussing how to go about to set this up, the difference between (FHSA) the first time homebuyers plan and how this is very different from your RRSP’s. We also discuss a little bit about the federal governments, environmental tax credit to achieving net zero housing and its current challenges.
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  real estate, calgary, real estate tips, first time home buyers, single family

Wednesday, November 23, 2022   /   by Chris Matlashewski

Are Interest Rates Going to Drop In 2023

With mortgage rates on the climb and another rate hike looming in December, the question remains are interest rates going to come down in 2023 or is inflation to high to consider this. Speaking with Joe Jacobs from Mortgage Connections about interest rates, where we are what we can expect and the math behind the Bank Of Canada setting this tone. Most importantly why now may be the best time to buy vs waiting out the storm.
For answers to all these questions check out our Mortgage Rate Update and click on this link.

  real estate, real estate tips, first time home buyers, mortgage, mortgage interest, landed immigrant, homebuyers, inflation, interestrates, mortgagerates

Tuesday, October 26, 2021   /   by Chris Matlashewski

Single Family Home Sales Performance in Calgary and Surrounding Areas

In this video we are discussing the real estate activity for single family homes in Calgary (breaking down all districts) and surrounding areas including: Airdrie, Bearspaw,  Springbank, Okotoks, Chestermere and Cochrane. The video is 4 minutes long but if you only have 30 seconds all information on one spreadsheet for an quick snapshot. 
Here is the link

If you would like to to know your home's value..... what single family homes are selling for in your community or even recent sales on your street, please send us a email or text 403-809-3523 and someone from our team will send will send you the information. ...

  real estate, calgary, real estate tips, economy, selling your home, single family, chestermere, airdrie, cochrane, okotoks

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