Explore Lethbridge, AB

By Liz Toles, Lethbridge Real Estate
(MyLethbridgeRealty.com)
Comments 1
When looking for a new home, many buyers visit open houses to help them narrow down their options. REALTORS® in Lethbridge and the surrounding areas understand that this is how many people get their feet wet in the home purchase process and they do their very best to work with their sellers to op...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 3
Today I received an update from one of my primary lenders confirming that I am able to offer clients: 5 year term @ 3.69%   This is the lowest 5 year fixed rate that I have ever seen.  The cost of borrowing is now ridiculously low, despite the fact that the qualifying standards have become more s...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 8
It has been several months now that I have had this blog up and running, and I just wanted to take a minute and reflect upon it. Initially, I started an Active Rain profile hoping that it would increase the profile and google rankings of my LethbridgeLoans.com website. I wrote a few articles abou...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 2
Genworth Financial Tightens Guidelines  Genworth Financial, Canada’s 2nd biggest mortgage default insurer, is reportedly making several key changes to its insurance offerings, effective April 18.  The changes will affect new borrowers with less than 20% equity/down-payment, who use a lender that ...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 0
Amazing how a little warm weather can really heat the local real estate market in Lethbridge up.  This past week things have went crazy.  You would have a hard time convincing me that there is a recession going on out there.  My phone has been ringing off the hook with buyers, sellers, and people...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 11
Yesterday I received an email from a fellow AR member who was asking me for a good source for inbound links. I have my website included in many directories online, many of which I manually submitted it to myself, but also many more that I paid to have my site submitted to. Directories are like an...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 4
The week ahead looks to be a good one for the local real estate market.  I have received contact from several clients who are seeking financing or are looking to buy or sell real estate in the immeditate future.  Perhaps this activity is due to the recent good weather, perhaps it is due to fallin...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 2
    Fishing for Suckers?  The Rate is the Bait As rates decline lower and lower over recent months, many lenders and banks want to be the first to market that they are fractions of a percent lower than their competition.  Also, since we as mortgage brokers have access to all of these low rates, ...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 4
Several years ago Ellen Roseman of the Toronto Star wrote an article about "The Smith Manouver".  Still to this day the book continues to be popular and clients ask questions about the effectiveness of the strategy.  Here is a bit of informaion about it.   Fraser Smith has written a best...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 7
      WATCH your IDENTITY! Identity (ID) theft is serious. It occurs when someone steals your personal information to commit a crime. While you can't entirely control whether you will become a victim there are ways to minimize the risk. Guard Your Personal Information Never give personal informat...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 2
Sometimes the various levels of Government in our contry actually publish information that is helpful.  Here is some such information relating to the sudden appearance of many new 'credit repair' businesses that have sprung up and are starting to market everywhere.   Consumers should read these i...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 5
    The following post is commentary regarding a recent article in the Globe and Mail.  The sad thing is that when much of the public reads these things, they believe that the author has at least done an adequate amount of research or has some sort of knowledge of which they are writing.  In thi...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 14
Hot off the presses from Google Labs, well okay actually a couple of days late.  Here is the next great feature to enhance your gmail account.  I am a huge fan of gmail and have had an account since before they were publicly available.  They continue to improve and advance the features of the pro...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 6
A recent blog post I made consisted of a large list of popular links relating to various real estate oriented websites.  There is so much information available on the internet it is difficult to keep it all organized and within reach so that you can find something when you need it.  As a follow u...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 10
Here is a social experiment.  These guys in the financing business set out to try to give away money to ordinary citizens walking down a busy sidewalk in several English cities.  They tried so hard to give the money away they even wore sandwich boards saying it loud and clear!  Of the hundreds of...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 18
1      Housingmaps.com Search for properties that are For Sale or For Rent throughout the country. You can also look for Rooms and Sublets to rent on this real estate property search site. 2      By Owner ™ Sell your own homeor buy from someone who is selling his or her own homeand increase your...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 2
In celebration of reaching an amazing (amazing for me):                                                   60,000  AR POINTS   I wanted to share this coupon with my friends here at AR.  Click on the Cow logo and you will receive:   1200 free print credits & 3 8"x8" photo books & other great photo ...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 5
It has been several months now that I have had this blog up and running, and I just wanted to take a minute and reflect upon it.  Initially, I started an Active Rain profile hoping that it would increase the profile and google rankings of my LethbridgeLoans.com website.  I wrote a few articles ab...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 0
  The following articles were recently released on the CP newswire and forwarded throught he mortgage industry news by a few key insiders, so I thought that I would share them with the public who may have missed them or wish to refer back to them in the near future.   Lethbridge Mortgage Broker L...

By Robert May, Real estate consulting
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 16
  According to the following article, the time to buy is now!  With spring approaching, interest rates low, and a great inventory of motivated sellers, now is a perfect time to contact a mortgage and real estate professional and explore your options. Lethbridge Mortgage Broker Lethbridge Real Est...

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