Diane Richardson
403.397.3706

MORTGAGE FINANCING 

The most important first step on your journey to purchase a new home, whether first time or fifth, is getting your financing pre-approved.


With your mortgage pre-approval in hand you know your budget and you can start shopping. Your budget impacts all aspects of your Needs and Wants List for your new home. From what community you look in to what amenities your home has these are all dependent on your budget.


I know getting your financing pre-approved isn’t the most exciting part of shopping for a new home, it’s way more fun to look inside and see what’s really going on behind that freshlypainted front door or whether that garage will hold all your toys. But, it’s absolutely the most important first step. I know, I’m repeating myself but it’s really, really important.


Okay, so where do you go to get this pre-approval? That’s easy, fill out the form on this page and I’ll have a trusted mortgage broker get in touch to get your application started. It’s as easy as filling out an application you’ll receive and return by email and a quick chat, that’s it.


FIRST TIME BUYERS - you probably know that you need to do this so let’s get it done now, fill out the form on this page and you’re only days away from starting to look for your first home.


MOVING-UP, MOVING-ON or RIGHT-SIZING - whether you own the home you’re in outright, have an existing mortgage or homeowners’ line of credit (HLOC) you should speak with a financing expert to know what your options are. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s free. 


If you’re moving to a different province but you’re starting your house hunting now you need to know what your financing options look like. Mortgage brokers are licensed to work across Canada so if your next home is in another province you can still get the pre-approval now and know your buying budget for the new location. Your mortgage can be done by a broker here in Calgary and funded on your new purchase anywhere in Canada.


There really is no excuse to not get your financing in place, it’s great to look at listings online but before your feet hit the street you need to get the pre-approval in place. It’s no cost or obligation to get this pre-approval but with it you are a giant leap closer to making your newhome dreams come true.


Take 30 seconds to enter your name and email address into the form below and you can have your mortgage pre-approved in the next three business days...What are you wating for?

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I have listed a new property at 267 CRANFORD CL SE in Calgary.
The most popular floor plan in the neighbourhood, this Belvedere looks like a show home. Freshly painted and upgraded throughout this gorgeous home has granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms, a double garage and a fenced backyard that is a summer paradise. Hardwood floors on the main floor are warmed by the natural gas fireplace and the kitchen features espresso wood cabinets and upgraded stainless steel appliances. The windows have custom coverings and the light fixtures have been upgraded through the whole house. Up the curved staircase, bathed in natural light from the sky-light above, you’ll find a master-suite with a walk-in closet and 4-pce ensuite. The 2 junior bedrooms and main bathroom are reached by a bridge that is open to the kitchen below. The basement is unspoiled and ready for your ideas with an egress window and bathroom rough-in. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy, call your favourite REALTOR® for your private showing.
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I have listed a new property at 10 HOBART RD SW in Calgary.
***OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY JULY 22 2:00-4:30. Everything old is new….this completely renovated, upgraded and improved 4-level split is on a beautifully treed lot in west Haysboro. Over 1900 square feet of finished space on one of the largest lots in the neighbourhood. Nothing to do here but move in and enjoy. Completely renovated from top to bottom over the past 7 years this house is open concept with all the conveniences for comfortable living. The master suite upstairs has a walk-thru closet into an ensuite with dual sinks, granite and a large steam shower. The main floor features a kitchen designed for cooking and entertaining with a 7 foot island, gas range, french-door fridge and exotic granite. Out the sliding doors off the dining room you'll step onto an elevated deck with glass rails and steps to a massive lower deck. On the walk-out level is a perfect spot for watching TV and/or working or working out. On the lower level you’ll find front-load washer & dryer, 2 bedrooms and a 4-pce bathroom. Check the list of upgrades and features to see what's been done and when. This is a unique home and may be the one you've been waiting for. Call your favourite REALTOR® today.
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I have listed a new property at 216 PRESTWICK ME SE in Calgary.
Move right in and consider yourself at home. This fully finished bi-level with it's open-concept design, vaulted ceiling and new vinyl-plank floor is ready for you to enjoy right now. Upstairs the living, dining and kitchen all blend seamlessly making entertaining a delight. With wood cabinets and granite counter tops you'll want to share meal prep with family and friends. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and 4-pce ensuite with a soaker tub and separate shower. The office just inside the front door is perfect if you need to do some work at home and the 2nd bedroom on this floor is big enough for a queen sized bed with an adjacent 4-pce bathroom. Downstairs the cozy family room features a gas fireplace and beautiful built-in oak cabinetry. Another 2 bedrooms, 4-pce bathroom and fantastic laundry room round out the lower-level. The composite deck off the kitchen has lighting and a sunken hot tub for you to enjoy all year. An oversized double garage, RV parking and all this on a quite cul-de-sac. Features of this home include: newer stainless steel appliances; composite bi-level deck; fresh paint within the past 2 years; garburator; new vinyl plank flooring and baseboards; vaulted ceilings; RV parking; built-in cabinets; over-sized double garage fits full crew-cab truck; fully-finished basement is wired for surround sound with gas fireplace; central vac system with attachments; new hot water tank in 2014; plumbed for water softener; fully landscaped; paved back lane; phantom screen; outdoor lighting and security system
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I have listed a new property at 208 5000 SOMERVALE CO SW in Calgary.
Clean as a whistle and ready for you to move in. This 2 bedroom condo has a fresh coat of paint and the carpets have been steam cleaned. This preferred layout offers the entrance, living room and kitchen on one side with the bedrooms opposite the bathroom on the other so there’s lovely separation for peace and privacy. The cheery white kitchen is the perfect size and the bedrooms are very accommodating. This 55+ building offers the best of all worlds. With social functions, pool table shuffle board, beauty salon, library, exercise area, guest suite and even an in-house restaurant where you can treat the family when they come for a visit or when you just don’t feel like cooking. There is weekly transportation to the shops and you’re just a stone’s throw to the Somerset C-train station. Underground, heated parking is available to rent for $50/month. Don’t wait to view this one, you’ll love what you see. Call your favourite REALTOR® today.
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I have listed a new property at 7 DEERMONT RD SE in Calgary.
There's so much to love about this substantially upgraded house in Deer Ridge Estates. 3 bedrooms upstairs, a 4th down with 3.5 bathrooms. The main floor is exotic hardwood with gas-light, wood fireplaces in the living room and family room and gorgeous big windows. The vaulted ceiling is open to the stairs and hallway above meaning there's no dark corners. Did I mention the new kitchen with classic white cabinets, glass-tile backsplash, granite and SS appliances?! No detail has been overlooked with new shaker-style doors and oiled brass fixtures throughout. Step through the sliding door off the family room onto the big deck in your private back yard. The downstairs family room is wired for your home theatre with a den space tucked-away, there's a newer 3-pce bathroom and large bedroom downstairs as well. Newer windows upstairs, furnace and HW tank new in 2006 with modern paint colours throughout, this home is ready for some lucky family to move in and enjoy! Call your favourite REALTOR® today!
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SEARCHING FOR A HOME IN MCKENZIE SE CALGARY ?


BROWSE THESE MCKENZIE LAKE HOMES & CONDOS FOR SALE IN CALGARY.
If you need more information on any of these listings, contact me by text @ 403.397.3706.
 

McKenzie Lake Detached Homes for sale McKenzie Lake Condos & Townhomes
McKenzie Lake Attached Homes for sale McKenzie Lake Bungalows for sale
Just Listed Homes for sale in McKenzie Lake McKenzie Towne Homes for sale 

 

 

 

Click on the price range below to find the McKenzie Lake Home your looking for.
 

$275,000 - $375,000

$375,000 - $475,000

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McKenzie Lake Community Demographics pdf

 


BROWSE THESE MCKENZIE TOWNE HOMES FOR SALE IN CALGARY.
If you need more information on any of these listings, contact me by text @ 403.397.3706
 

McKenzie Towne Detached Homes for sale McKenzie Towne Condos & Townhomes for sale
McKenzie Towne Attached Homes for sale McKenzie Towne Bungalows for sale
Just Listed Homes for sale in McKenzie Towne McKenzie Lake Homes for sale

 

 

 


Click on the price range below to find the McKenzie Towne Home your looking for.
 

$275,000 - $375,000

$375,000 - $475,000

$475,000 - $575,000

$575,000 - $675,000

$675,000 - $775,000

$775,000 - $875,000

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McKenzie Towne Community Demographics

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I have listed a new property at 1408 450 Sage Valley DR NW in Calgary.
Live in a brand new condo without paying the GST! This new, never lived-in 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo could be your new home. French-white cabinets and counters, Maytag stainless steel appliances, in-suite laundry and the latest vinyl-plank flooring. The wide windows, 9-foot, knock-down ceilings and neutral, contemporary paint colour lets the light dance in this space. Quality-built by Cardel this unit has 2 titled parking spots (one indoor and one outdoor), underground storage, a covered balcony with a gas BBQ hook-up and rough-in for central air conditioning. Located on the top floor the panoramic views are gorgeous from this height. There's a walk-in closet and 4-piece ensuite on the master bedroom and the second bedroom and full bathroom means your guests, or roommate will be comfortable here as well. Don't wait, call your favourite REALTOR® today to book your private viewing.
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I have listed a new property at 2134 7 AV NW in Calgary.
A rare opportunity to own a home backing onto West Hillhurst Park. This little charmer is a garden oasis in the much coveted community of West Hillhurst. Finished on 3 levels there's 3 bedrooms and a renovated bathroom upstairs, hardwood floors, living room, newer kitchen and dining area on the main and a fourth bedroom, 3-pce bath and storage/workshop in the basement. The living room features a corner gas fireplace and sliding doors to the south-facing deck in the front, a newer kitchen with quartz counter tops and a wood-burning fireplace in the dining area just off the kitchen. Through the sliding doors out the back you'll step onto another deck that looks onto the beautiful backyard and then beyond to West Hillhurst Park. You'll fall in love with this little beauty. This is your perfect chance to get into this neighbourhood, you can live comfortably in this house and if you want in a few years build your dream home in this picturesque location. Contact your favourite REALTOR® today to view.
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COPPERFIELD HOMES & CONDOS FOR SALE IN CALGARY 

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BROWSE THESE COPPERFIELD HOMES FOR SALE IN CALGARY.
If you need more information on any of these listings, contact me by text @ 403.397.3706

Copperfield Detached Homes for sale

Copperfield Condominium for sale

Copperfield Attached Home for sale

Copperfield Bungalow for sale

 

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$200,000 - $300,000

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ALTADORE HOMES FOR SALE IN SW CALGARY
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ALTADORE & RIVER PARK
Browse featured Altadore & River Park Homes below.
 

Altadore Detached Homes  Altadore Condominiums
Altadore Attached Homes Altadore Bungalows
Altadore Just Listed Homes for sale  

 

Altadore is a residential neighbourhood in the inner-city portion of the SW of Calgary. It is located between 14 Street and Crowchild Trail, south of the neighbourhood of South Calgary. It is bordered by the Elbow River and the River Park to the southeast. Altadore was named one of Calgary's best neighbourhoods in 2010 for its proximity to River Park, one of Calgary's best parks on the Elbow River, and Marda Loop, the largest and busiest outdoor shopping area in Calgary, and for having a vibrant party and cultural scene.

 



Click on the price range below to find the Altadore Home your looking for.
 

$275,000 - $375,000

$375,000 - $475,000

$475,000 - $575,000

$575,000 - $675,000

$675,000 - $775,000

$775,000 - $875,000

$875,000 - $975,000

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OKOTOKS MLS® LISTINGS

MLS® Okotoks Real Estate search is a complete source of all MLS® Okotoks Real Estate for sale by Community. These customised searches allow for a simpler way for you to find the Okotoks Home your looking for.
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If you need more information on any of these Okotoks Real Estate Listings.
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Bungalows for sale in Okotoks Triple Car Garage Homes for sale in Okotoks

 

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I have listed a new property at 203 488 7 AV NE in Calgary.
Beautiful, sunny, south-facing executive condo in a vibrant urban neighbourhood. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo has Acacia laminate flooring, in-floor heat, gleaming granite counter tops and in-suite laundry with central vac. Spacious and bright there's a den-space off the dining room and a Murphy-bed in the second bedroom. This unit is totally turnkey, just move-in and enjoy it. Titled parking and bike storage in the heated underground parkade with a titled storage room on the same floor as the unit are just the icing on the cake. Call your favourite REALTOR® today to arrange your private viewing.
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Please visit our Open House at 132 ELGIN ESTATES VW SE in Calgary.
Open House on Saturday, April 16, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Executive Bungalow in Elgin Estates
***OPEN HOUSE, SATURDAY, APRIL 16 @ 2-4 PM*** This spectacular, custom-built, Albi Home has more features than can be listed here: Custom cabinets & built-ins, hardwood, granite, 9 ft ceilings, central vacuum, in-ground irrigation, composite deck, pergola, low-maintence perennial garden, custom water feature and the list grows. The master bedroom is spacious and bright with a beautiful 5-pce master ensuite and walk-in closet with built-ins. The room at the entrance is perfect as an office or a bedroom as it's opposite a 4-pce bathroom. The French-white cabinets extend from the kitchen into the large mud/laundry room which opens to the over-sized garage that easily holds 2 cars and probably a couple of motorcycles. The back yard has been professionally landscaped with a huge, composite deck, interlocking brick pathway under the over-height pergola, leading to a gorgeous custom water-feature. The perennial plantings in the back mean your summers will be filled with flowers and nature. You must see this house to appreciate how special it is.
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I have listed a new property at 132 ELGIN ESTATES VW SE in Calgary.
***OPEN HOUSE, SATURDAY, APRIL 16 @ 2-4 PM*** This spectacular, custom-built, Albi Home has more features than can be listed here: Custom cabinets & built-ins, hardwood, granite, 9 ft ceilings, central vacuum, in-ground irrigation, composite deck, pergola, low-maintence perennial garden, custom water feature and the list grows. The master bedroom is spacious and bright with a beautiful 5-pce master ensuite and walk-in closet with built-ins. The room at the entrance is perfect as an office or a bedroom as it's opposite a 4-pce bathroom. The French-white cabinets extend from the kitchen into the large mud/laundry room which opens to the over-sized garage that easily holds 2 cars and probably a couple of motorcycles. The back yard has been professionally landscaped with a huge, composite deck, interlocking brick pathway under the over-height pergola, leading to a gorgeous custom water-feature. The perennial plantings in the back mean your summers will be filled with flowers and nature. You must see this house to appreciate how special it is.
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I have listed a new property at 1351 NEW BRIGHTON DR SE in Calgary.
This house looks brand new, really! This fantastic "Renew" Model by Cedarglen looks like it was built yesterday: gorgeous hardwood on the main floor, granite in the kitchen, a wet bar in the basement and tons of storage, this place has it all. The open-to-below concept of this design means the basement gets tons of light and has 16 foot ceilings in some spots. The top floor has 3 bedrooms, a 4-pce main bath, 4-pce master ensuite and walk-in closet with natural light. On the main floor you'll love the extra high ceiling in the eating area that is separated from the ample living room by a modern kitchen with espresso cabinets, stainless steel, upgraded appliances and gleaming granite. The basement family room is a great space to watch TV or a play room for the kids.With new schools being built and close to the McKenzie Towne High Street everything you need is right in the neighbourhood. If you're thinking of living in the SE you owe it to yourself to see this house. The other half of the basement is ready for development with a bathroom rough-in and large window for a 4th bedroom.
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