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Being a Landlord in Winnipeg: Your Responsibilities

May 10, 2019

Worried about being able to afford the home you want? Wish you could pay off your mortgage a lot faster?

Many people in Winnipeg are deciding to incorporate rental suites in their new homes as a way to make a bit of extra money. That extra income can then be used to lighten the burden of the monthly mortgage payment or to make extra payments toward the principal balance. When you include this suite in the basement of your home, it doesn’t add a lot to your overall costs, but it does add to the overall value.

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How Does Capital Gains Work?

May 3, 2019

You’ve probably heard the term “capital gains” before, but people often think about them as something that only the super-rich need to worry about. On some levels, it’s true. The average person who earns income from a regular paycheque rarely needs to worry about paying taxes on capital gains.

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5 Things That Can Delay Your New Home Build

April 24, 2019

In general, it can take anywhere from nine months to a year to build your new home from start to finish. Part of this depends on how busy the builder is, but there are some things that are beyond their control.

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The Pros and Cons of Owning a Rental Property in Winnipeg

April 17, 2019

It’s true that more and more people are choosing to incorporate rental units into their new home builds. There are definitely a lot of advantages, and it’s easy to include the costs of building the unit into the original mortgage. However, it may not be the right choice for everyone.

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Don't Miss This Quick Possession Home at: 7 Munnion Road

April 10, 2019

If you’ve been holding yourself back from building the large family home of your dreams because you don’t want to wait so long to move in, we think you’re going to be really excited about Sterling’s upcoming quick possession home at 7 Munnion Road. With three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and over 2,200 square feet of living space, this home has everything that your family needs to be comfortable.

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Home Decor Ideas Filled with Hollywood Glamour

March 27, 2019

Many home decorating trends can feel a bit blah or generic. Who wants the shabby in shabby chic? Could the traditional look be a little bland? You’re the type of person who wants a bit more glamour in your life.

It’s time to consider decorating your home with decor that hints at the Golden Age of Hollywood. Whether you’re relaxing with friends or getting ready for bed, our ideas can help you develop a sense of style that’s all your own.

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15 Minutes a Day = An Impeccably Clean Home

March 22, 2019

Doesn’t it sometimes feel like you have to spend your entire weekend cleaning your home? And after spending all of that time, it starts to look messy again by Tuesday or Wednesday. How do others seem to keep everything looking great all the time?

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