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The ultimate guide ot getting a mortgage in regina, sk

Residents love Regina for its sense of community.  It is a city where you can plant some roots and live a lifestyle you have always dreamed of.  Whether you’re moving as a single professional or as a family, this dynamic city is bound to feature a home for sale that suits your needs and preferences.

If you’re currently looking to get a mortgage in Regina, we know what you’re thinking:

Getting a mortgage seems like quite an intensive and daunting process at first. There’s a lot of paperwork to fill out, hoops to jump through, and local rules to follow in order to have a shot at your dream property.

Look:

The best way to make sure you’re ready to get a mortgage in Regina is to arm yourself with knowledge of the home buying process and a

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Regina Winter Survival Guide

With subzero temperatures and arctic snow just around the corner, it is time for you to get your Regina home ready for winter.

By taking charge now, homeowners can minimize heating inefficiencies and avoid home insurance claims that the next stretch of frigid months can bring. Regina homes often take a beating during the winter. The good news is that there are several inexpensive things that you can do to make sure that you stay warm and cozy and avoid any winter mishaps.

A Regina Home Owner's Guide to Winter

Winter Preparation Outside Your Home

1. Blow out those sprinkler systems. The ritual irrigation blow-out should happen before the first freeze, as the frost level extends below the depth of your installed piping. There are several

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Events in Regina Fall 2018

Events in Regina this fall 2018 are going to keep you busy! Not only are there concerts, community events, family-friendly events, and food and drink events, but also an endless array of things to do, inside and out!

Family Events in Regina

(Sept 8 - October 14) Happy Hollow Corn Maze. Saskatchewan's premier corn maze is back for another year! This family farm offers over 15 attractions to help you fall into the spirit of the season! Open weekends 10 am - 6 pm. (Lumsden)

(September 16) Terry Fox Run. This iconic Canadian fundraising event has raised millions of dollars towards cancer research, and its annual run is one of Regina's biggest community-wide events! Registration opens at 8:30 am for either the 5km or 10km runs. (TC Douglas

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supplementing your income with a regina income property

Owning a home is not as easy as it once was. With Canadian home prices having reached historical highs, we are struggling to balance the weight of mortgages versus what we are earning.

Making your home earn money for you is something that more and more home buyers are doing across the country. They are able to use the supplementary income to subsidize their mortgages and increase their financial stability.

Mortgage helpers are proving to be the smart investment to make. They are one of the most considered property types, offer flexibility, and can support many different types of homebuyers, supporting them towards achieving their financials goals.

With the Regina real estate market being so desirable, now is the time to think about purchasing

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regina summer home maintenance checklist

As a Regina homeowner, you are tasked with the challenge of keeping your home in good condition.

This isn’t always easy. Regina’s warm summers, crisp winters, and prairie winds aren’t easy on houses, and that’s why it is important to be vigilant about home maintenance.

Summer maintenance isn’t just about keeping your home comfortable for you, although that is certainly a big perk. It is also about maintaining your home so that its value will continue to appreciate over the years.

For many people, their home is their largest financial investment, and this is a good reason to keep it in tip-top shape. Whether you are planning on selling your home in Regina soon and you want to put your best foot forward, or you simply want to make sure that

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a guide to buying lakefront & recreational properties near regina, sk

While it’s true that summer tends to ‘arrive’ later than it used to, there’s no debating that it’s definitely arrived now and people from coast to coast are now basking in the warm weather (sometimes too warm, right Montreal?) and bright sunshine that summertime in Canada is renowned for.

These days more and more individuals are attracted to the idea of having their own private get-out-of-town residence where they can get away and enjoy summer in ways you just can’t when staying in town.

Saskatchewan’s capital city may not have the reputation that others in Canada do for being a vacationing hotspot, but it’s entirely fair to say that there are a good number of Regina recreational properties outside of the city. They offer both great value for

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4 regina real estate listings you should know about, june 2018

The southern neighbourhoods of Regina have never been so popular. A great choice for families, the beautiful array of newer, single-family homes and classic character properties are dotted amongst vibrant park spaces. The Tourney Group invites you take a look at our collection of featured listings in the South Regina, and nearby Pilot Butte.

103 Slater Cres, Pilot Butte - $1,275,000

Built in 2011, this incredible estate home lies on 3.5 acreas of stunning Saskatchewan prairie land. The gated entryway and paved driveway make for an unforgettable approach to the home for you and guests. Inside, you'll find a spacious living room with beautifully designed gas fireplace, a kitchen constructed of dark maple and quartz and generously sized bedrooms

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5 Regina Summer Events Worth Checking Out in 2018

People choose to move to Regina, Saskatchewan for all kinds of reasons. Some are attracted by the healthy economy and great housing options. Others are drawn in by the pastoral landscapes and prairie sunsets. Whatever your reason for moving to the city, there is a wealth of Regina events and summer festivals well worth exploring.

If you are new to Regina, here are five Regina summer events worth checking out.

JazzFest Regina

June 13 - 18, 2018 | Various locations
$15 - $35 per show; $110 - Festival Pass

This six-day festival is the highlight of the summer for jazz enthusiasts in the city. The event highlights local talents from the province as well as international performers from across the globe. Concerts are held at various clubs and

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4 questions to ask before buying a regina condo

Buying a condo in Regina is an exciting prospect that will allow you to enjoy a low-maintenance and stylish lifestyle in one of Canada's most interesting and prosperous cities.

It's easy to see why Regina condos for sale are some of the most appealing properties currently on the market. There is a wide range of beautiful new condo developments gracing the city's evolving landscape, and these convenient and trendy units offer a perfect balance of luxury and simplicity. These Regina condominiums are part of a trend of significant growth in Regina, symbolizing the city's transformation from small prairie enclave to full-fledged cosmopolitan hub with an increasing younger population.

Whatever your reason for buying a Regina condo, you'll likely

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