Kelly's Articles and Market Updates

This section includes important and informative articles on various real estate topics plus updates on new listings, sales, and list price changes. [Note: unless referenced, articles are exclusively written by and copyright of Kelly Grant - REALTOR® at MaxWell Realty]:

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - The Dangers of Buying a Foreign-based Timeshare or Vacation Home - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR

With devastated foreign economies edging towards a potential freefall, many Albertans with disposable income are contemplating the possibility of scooping up timeshares or vacation homes at reduced rates. Before you embark on this risky venture, below are ten important concepts to understand before buying a foreign-based timeshare or vacation home: (1). When buying in any foreign land, Buyers are advised to first be pre-qualified by a locally-based mortgage broker experienced with the lending ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 21 Oct 2009 15:57:44 -0600

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - Selecting the Best Mortgage Broker - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR at MaxWell Realty

Buying a house, condo, or acreage is a big investment and most first-time Buyers will likely need some type of mortgage assistance to finalize their purchase. Hiring a good mortgage broker can be almost as important as selecting a good REALTORŪ. Below are ten important groups of factors to consider and analyze (along with questions you should ask) when selecting a good mortgage broker:(1). How available will the mortgage broker be for you? Is your call returned as soon as possible or will you ... Full Article...
posted in General at Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:26:08 -0600

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - Buying a Multi-Family Commercial Building - by Kelly Grant, REALTOR at MaxWell Realty

Owning an apartment building or 4-plex can be an exciting prospect, but does one have what it takes to become a successful landlord? Below are 20 important considerations one should understand and discuss in detail with their REALTORŪ before embarking on this new and exciting venture: (1). Have you been recently pre-approved for financing with a commercial mortgage broker and for what amount? Since the recent economic downturn, it has proven to be more difficult for investment Buyers to obtain ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 07 Oct 2009 18:12:15 -0600

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