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Buyer Advice

Buying a home is a process full of nuance. Our Buyer Advice series features pointers on buying a home, national market updates, and general advice for finding and purchasing your next home in Fort McMurray.

  • Canada Housing Market Update – October 15, 2019

    October 15, 2019 Tom AlbrechtCanada Housing Market Update – October 15, 2019
    Selected Updates on the National Housing Market As we get closer to the federal election, housing has become a hot topic on the campaign trail. And understandably so, consdiering the rapid changes it has seen in recent months. For instance, the home rental niche may take the back seat ...
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  • 5 (+1!) Cool Things About The A-Team Fort McMurray Custom Home Search

    October 7, 2019 Tom Albrecht5 (+1!) Cool Things About The A-Team Fort McMurray Custom Home Search
    Our new search tool is up, and it’s a huge shakeup of how online home search in Fort McMurray works. It’s such a departure from the usual that A-Team leader Tom made this video pointing out a few cool things you can do with our new system. We hope ...
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  • Fort McMurray Home Search – Create Your Account and Save a Search

    October 5, 2019 Tom AlbrechtFort McMurray Home Search - Create Your Account and Save a Search
    The A-Team’s new Fort McMurray home search tool has gone live, and it’s not your average MLS experience. We’ve overhauled the traditional online home shopping search, doing away with unneeded search pages and limited parameters, placing everything on one page. Even better, your A-Team account is redone and ...
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  • Fort McMurray Home Search – A-Team Custom Search Tutorial

    October 2, 2019 Tom AlbrechtFort McMurray Home Search - A-Team Custom Search Tutorial
    You may have noticed the new look we’ve got on the A-Team website- it’s our redesigned vision of what online real estate should be. Among many improvements, we’ve overhauled our MLS® search to be the most comprehensive way to find Fort McMurray homes online. Take a look at ...
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  • Fort McMurray Housing Market: August 2019 Update

    September 27, 2019 Tom AlbrechtFort McMurray Housing Market: August 2019 Update
    August 2019 has come and gone, and it brought with it some interesting developments in Fort McMurray’s housing market scene. The field looks to be stable, but condos and mobile homes seem to be falling. Full story in the video! TRANSCRIPT FOLLOWS: Hi there! it’s Tom Albrecht here with the ...
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  • Canada Housing Market Update – September 25, 2019

    September 25, 2019 Tom AlbrechtCanada Housing Market Update – September 25, 2019
    The latest updates in the Canadian real estate sector shed some light on what is really going on and if there is reason for optimism in the coming days, weeks, and months. Based on a report from Teranet – National Bank of Canada, the housing prices are reaching a ...
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  • Canada Housing Market Update – September 8, 2019

    September 11, 2019 Tom AlbrechtCanada Housing Market Update - September 8, 2019
    Real Estate Market Update – Still a Roller Coaster Ride for the Mortgage Sector The Canadian mortgage market is one of the most changeable and challenging industries in the real estate realm today. The latest update on the mortgage sector showed more evidence that the market has turned upside ...
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  • Canadian Housing Market (August 24)

    August 24, 2019 Tom AlbrechtCanadian Housing Market (August 24)
    The Canadian Real Estate Association recently released the latest figure in the housing market and the sales are showing a massive soar for the month of July. The numbers are indicative of the most sales for July in previous years, showing only two major markets declining. According to ...
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  • Canada Housing Market Update (August 10)

    August 10, 2019 The A-TeamCanada Housing Market Update (August 10)
    The Bank of Canada has released mortgage credit figures for June, and it is overwhelmingly positive. This is indicative of an improvement in mortgage growth and follows an unusually darker phase in the country’s real estate sector. While this growth is slower than desired, especially when compared to ...
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  • Canada Housing Market Update (July 24)

    July 24, 2019 The A-TeamCanada Housing Market Update (July 24)
    Canada Housing Market: Interest Rates and the Rising Cost of Real Estate in Canadian Cities July came with the Bank of Canada continuing with the eight months long overnight lending rate of 1.75%. This is happening on the heels of the decline in global GDP. Due to the ...
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Disclaimer: The A-Team is a team of associates at Walsh Real Estate (2010) Ltd o/a RE/MAX® Fort McMurray, 9919 Biggs Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta, T9H 1S2. Each office is independently owned and operated. The licensed associates are Tom Albrecht, Breanna Albrecht, Denise Hildebrand, Aaron Chalmers, Heather McCandless, and Rita Sobkowich. Eric Dunham, mortgage specialist with RBC®, is not affiliated. We also recommend Amanda Stuart at TD Bank® and Mariam Fawaz at Mortgages for Less®.

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