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  • Edmonton’s Awesome Block Awards

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    The City of Edmonton’s Neighbourhood Services is looking for the most Awesome Blocks in the city!

    Are your neighbours kind, helpful and friendly?

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  • Can I Give Someone The Down payment to Buy My House?

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    Although it might not always be this straightforward, the question "Can I give someone the down payment to buy my house?" presents itself in many different ways. And the answer to all of them is no, well... except in one circumstance, but we will get to that later. Here are a few scenarios played out.

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  • Festivals in Edmonton in Summer 2021

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    Whyte Avenue Art Walk

    This year the Art Walk moved inside to the former Army & Navy building in Old Strathcona and runs every Friday to Sunday from June 11-August 1. Discover and support local artists. Tickets are $5.00 for the day with free entry for children 12 years and under. There is free entry with a Food Bank donation on Fridays between 3-4pm. Tickets can be purchased online and there will be line for walk ups as well.

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  • Mortgage Post Bankruptcy

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    This should come as no surprise, but sometimes life throws you a financial curveball. Bankruptcy and consumer proposals happen. It doesn't mean your life is over, and it doesn't mean you won't ever qualify for a mortgage again. The key here is to get a plan in place and show that you've got things under control. You must be able demonstrate to anyone considering you for financing that what happened in the past won't happen again in the future.

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  • Seasonal Fruit Pie Packets

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    Ingredients:

    Selection of seasonal fruit (Apple, dried cranberries for our recipe)
    Sugar, Cinnamon, Nutmeg

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  • Bike Tune Ups

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    As the seasons turn to the warm weather of summer, it is time to pull out the bikes and go for a ride. After you bike has been sitting in storage all winter, what is the best way to get it ready to ride again? Some basic steps can be done at home and some steps will need some professional attention. To start with do the following: Wash your bike Check the chain condition and replace it if needed Check the brakes for deterioration and replace pads if they are too thin. Adjust the brake levers as needed to ensure they are working property.…

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  • Insured and Uninsured Mortgage Qualification Stress Test Changing

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    JUST ANNOUNCED* that the mortgage qualifying rate, more commonly known as the stress test, is confirmed to be INCREASING as of JUNE 1. The change, comes in on both conventional-uninsured mortgages (20%+ down with no mortgage default insurance) AND insured mortgages, where down payment is less than 20%. The new qualifying rate is 5.25% and could takes effect June 1, 2021. This equates to roughly a 5% decrease in purchasing power. (ex. $500k mortgage down to $475k) Our professional association (Mortgage Professionals Canada), continues to lobby the government opposing changes, putting downward pressure on Canadians ability to purchase homes.

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