Floor Plan Feature: The Astor

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on March 13, 2018

As a young professional, you understand the importance of building up equity, but you might not be ready to purchase a sprawling family home. StreetSide’s ALTIUS townhomes are an affordable solution for those who want to take the first step toward homeownership.

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7 Good Reasons to Get Pre-Approved

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on March 6, 2018

When you’re thinking about buying a new home, you know the mortgage is going to be a big part of your decision. Banks look at your credit score, your income, and your monthly debts to determine how much they’re willin g to lend you. A mortgage pre-approval isn’t a commitment, but it can let you know whether or not you’ll be able to get a mortgage.

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What You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on February 27, 2018

As you get ready to purchase a home, it’s important to budget for closing costs if you want everything to go smoothly. Too many people forget about this expense, causing their financing to be delayed or to fall through completely. If this is your first time buying a home especially, be sure to take the time to learn more.

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Top 5 Best Things About Living in Graydon Hill

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on February 20, 2018

There’s no doubt southwest Edmonton is one of the most popular areas in the city, and if you’ve been looking for the perfect location for your next home, you’ll want to come check out Graydon Hill. The community is designed to have a rustic look, and residents love feeling as though they’re still connected to nature. Learn more about this up-and-coming community, then make your purchase before it’s too late.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day On a Budget

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on February 13, 2018

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you might be feeling the pressure to do something spectacular for the person you love. When you’re trying to stay focused on reaching your financial goals, though, it’s hard to justify spending hundreds of dollars no matter how strong your love is. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can celebrate the day together without spending a fortune.

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7 Questions to Ask When Visiting a Show Home

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on February 6, 2018

When you visit a showhome, you’re often seeing the best the builder has to offer. After all, they want you to buy their homes. With so many features, floor plans, and models to take in, it's easy to become distracted. 

Because a new home is one of the largest investments you'll ever make, it’s smart to do a little preparation ahead of time to avoid missing out on information that could help you make the best decision

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