The Top Reasons Why You NEED an Emergency Fund

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on May 29, 2018

You’ve probably heard that creating an emergency fund is important for securing your financial freedom, but it can be difficult to do this when you’re just trying to keep up with paying everyday bills. If you need a little motivation to stay focused on this task, we’ve created a list of the top reasons why you need your emergency fund. When you think about all the ways it can help you, it’s easier to keep your eyes on the prize.

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The Perks of Working With a Design Centre

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on May 22, 2018

When you choose StreetSide Developments for your home, you get the advantage of a builder with an expansive design centre. Building a brand-new home gives you the opportunity to make your own selections in materials and style, but it’s in designQ that you can truly see what all of these choices look like.

DesignQ houses samples of all the products and materials you can use in your home build. We understand that it’s impossible to visit every show home in the Edmonton area, so having one spot with everything you need is a big convenience. 

Learn more about how a design centre can help you create a home that looks great.

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6 Things to Do in Edmonton This May-Long Weekend

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on May 15, 2018

The weather is finally starting to heat up, and the danger of surprise snowstorms has passed – at least we hope! 

May Long is coming up, and that means it’s time to start making plans to head outside. If you're not planning on joining the masses at the campgrounds this year, check out our list of fun things to do in Edmonton over the weekend instead!

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What Are Mortgage Rates and How Do They Work?

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on May 8, 2018

When you apply for a mortgage, you know you’re going to have to pay interest and the interest rate will affect your monthly payment. Beyond that, you might struggle to understand just how much difference a mortgage rate can make and whether or not you’re getting the best deal. 

It sounds complicated, but the more you know, the easier it becomes to make a decision.

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Best Features of Southeast Edmonton

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on May 1, 2018

Southeast Edmonton is the perfect location for those who prefer a more laid-back lifestyle. It doesn’t have quite the hustle and bustle you find on the west side, but close enough that you can easily make a trip to West Edmonton mall or Edmonton Valley Zoo for the day. At the same time, it’s still inside the city perimeter. While you might find it to be a bit quieter, you’re still living close to every amenity you could possibly want.

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The Advantages of Bungalow Living

Posted by Vanessa Freeman on April 24, 2018

A bungalow is a single floor home with spacious rooms throughout its floor plan. This home design is growing in popularity with retirees and empty-nesters who want to downsize their lives from their large, single-family home. If you've been looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle combined with modern living and the best amenities, read on to discover why bungalow-living might be perfect for you. 

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