2019 Federal Budget

The federal government unveiled their pre-election budget this week including $23-billion on new spending. The budget included a number of measures that were aimed at improving housing affordability with a strong focus on new home buyers. These new incentives and changes to the Federal Budget will allow many first-time home buyers take the step into […]

Slash YEARS off your mortgage

Is the excitement of buying your new home in Fort McMurray being overshadowed by knowing you have 25 years of debt and mortgage payments? Financial freedom may seem like a far off dream but you could make it a reality like Toronto author, Sean Cooper, who paid off his mortgage in just 3 years (Read […]

KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT MORTGAGE RENEWAL

Maturing Mortgage Fact #1 Did you know that close to 70% of borrowers sign a mortgage renewal form without thinking twice!  YES – This is an easy way to lock in a rate, but it may not be the best rate. YES – Contacting Barb at Mortgages by Barb could get you a BETTER rate.  […]

Stress Test – Good or Bad

Jason Kenny, Alberta’s Conservative party leader says he’ll pull for changes to make it easier to buy a home. According to an article published by CBC, they are going to bat for those who are being pushed away from home ownership because of the prejudicial, regional, unfair stress test imposed by Canada Mortgage and Housing […]

First-time Homebuyer

As a first-time homebuyer you may qualify for a tax credit Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the federal government introduced the First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit (HBTC) to help with the purchase of a first home.  First Time Home Buyers may claim the HBTC on their income tax return for the year in which they make […]

Weekly Listings in Fort McMurray

Check out this new listing from Aleaha Frigon, RE/MAX Fort McMurray! If you’d like more information about this property give Aleaha a call at 780-742-5722. If you’d like to know if you qualify to buy this Beautiful property, give Barb Pinsent a call at 780-370-2490. Bright! Open concept! Spacious! QUALITY! This home is executive living […]

Weekly Listings in Fort McMurray

All other listings this week Back 257 BACON Place, Fort McMurray $619,900 View listing here  403 Falcon Drive, Fort McMurray $759,900 View listing here 132 Ermine Bay, Fort McMurray $690,000  View listing here 145 FOX Crescent, Fort McMurray $610,000 View listing here 197 BLACKBURN Drive, Fort McMurray $724,500  View listing here To get in touch and learn how you can […]

Weekly Listings in Fort McMurray

All other listings this week 171 Wild Rose ST, Fort McMurray $920,000 View listing here  333 Collicot Drive, Fort McMurray $555,000 View listing here Back 152 J.W. MANN Drive, Fort McMurray $599,900  View listing here 129 Erindale Road, Fort McMurray $369,900  View listing here 164 Falcon DR, Fort McMurray $684,900 View listing here To get in touch and learn how […]

Weekly Listings in Fort McMurray

All other listings this week 136 PITCHER Crescent $599,900 View listing here  165 Dundas Road $669,900 View listing here 281 Elm Street $754,900  View listing here 41 141 FONTAINE Crescent $324,900 View listing here 185 Sparrow Hawk Drive $599,900 View listing here To get in touch and learn how you can purchase one of these homes, please connect with me: barb@barbpinsent.com […]