Neighbor disputes and how to handle them:Read More
Life is busy. There’s no denying it. Every day it feels like it gets more complicated and the rollercoaster doesn’t stop.
But what if we told you that if you set a goal, you can achieve it? That there is a way you can improve your life in a tangible way?
Some people never give up - no matter what. David and Myriam are those kind of people. Tragic events in Colombia forced them to lose everything, twice. Myriam lived alone in Canada for five years to get her family Permanent Residency. Then, once reunited in Canada, the family lived in the basement of Myriam’s sister’s home for four years.Read More
Friday, October 23, 2020 was a special day for the community of Medicine Hat. A day eight years in the making. A day that for Renee, a local resident, was “life-changing.”Read More
You have probably heard that volunteering is an important part of buying a home through Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.
While the 500 volunteer hours can seem challenging at first, most homeowners have actually found them to be very rewarding!Read More
The idea of buying your own home can be overwhelming.
When it comes to securing a down payment on top of paying your rent and supplying the necessities for your family, it can be hard to pull together the extra cash.
However, buying your own home can provide you with stability, offer you better living conditions and allow you to build equity.
Here, we look at one instance where you could save up to 30% on your mortgage with a no interest Habitat mortgage compared to a traditional lender.Read More
When it comes time to make the move from renting to buying your first home, there are a lot of options to consider and ways to go about the buying process.Read More
“Catch me! Catch me!” shouted Anna as she leaped. Her sparkly shoes nowhere in sight, she darted across the front lawn. Smiling mischievously, she looked over her shoulder at her brother Harry as the bottoms of her frilly white socks picked up the green hues of the fresh grass.Read More
What makes a house a home?
Well, let’s think about it.
If you were to use your own home as an example, you could probably point to any number of material items whose presence in your home transforms what is an otherwise ordinary condo into your own personal happy place. Perhaps you have a treasured piece of art, a lucky rabbit’s foot, or, if you’re like Nicolas Cage, a prized collection of comic books.
Buying a home can seem overwhelming to moderate-income Calgarians. There are many barriers to consider and many questions that come up along the way.
Like can I afford it? How do I qualify? Will it be a good investment for my family? Does renting give me greater flexibility?Read More