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Category: Homebuyer Stories (8 posts)

Move-up Homebuyer Turns Moxie Into Money

Move-up Homebuyer Turns Moxie Into Money

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Jocelyn is a determined woman who knows exactly want she wants: To build financial wealth through homeownership. Here’s the story of how she moved from her first home to her second home, making ...

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One Unusual Way To Save For A Down Payment

One Unusual Way To Save For A Down Payment

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

If you're a millennial, you probably know at least one person who taught English in Korea for a while. It's a pretty good deal: usually housing is included, so you spend less of the money you earn whi ...

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How To Expect The Unexpected, Homebuying Edition

How To Expect The Unexpected, Homebuying Edition

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

No matter how thorough your home inspection is, odds are your new house will reveal a surprise shortly after you move in – and it won’t be the house-warming party!   That&rs ...

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How To Buy a House Without Draining Your Savings

How To Buy a House Without Draining Your Savings

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Erin, who works at the University of Alberta, had been toying with the idea of buying her first home. She was 32 years old, and was very aware that the Edmonton housing market was heating up.'I figure ...

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How to Afford a Pricier Home in the Neighbourhood You Love

How to Afford a Pricier Home in the Neighbourhood You Love

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

When Danielle and Jimmy returned to Alberta after 3 years in Germany, they spent the next 6 months looking for their first home.“Location was so important to us! We got used to walking everywher ...

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One Small House in Airdrie, One Giant Step in Homeownership

One Small House in Airdrie, One Giant Step in Homeownership

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

There came a point in Meghanne’s 29-year-old life when she decided it was time to “be an adult and buy a house.” And as a financial planner, she wanted to practice what she preached ...

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How to Buy a Home When You're 25

How to Buy a Home When You're 25

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

By the numbers, Jenna is a typical Millennial: she’s 25, she graduated from university 2 years ago, and she pays $321 in student loan debt every month. Her interests include bike riding, guitar, ...

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Buying and Selling and Relocating, Oh My!

Buying and Selling and Relocating, Oh My!

May 30, 2023 | Posted by: Matt Broom-Hall

Amy bought her first house in Red Deer, Alberta at age 23. Fast forward 2 years and she has since sold that house and relocated to Calgary, Alberta. 2 houses in 2 years at just 25? Here’s one mi ...

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