Humans make decisions about risk management every day. We decide whether or not to take that new job; we buy life insurance to protect our families in the event of an untimely death, and auto insurance to protect our vehicle and the people riding in it. We even gauge whether or not to wear a sweater here in Edmonton and have an umbrella if the sky looks like rain. We make many of these decisions unconsciously or automatically, but they are all designed to protect us from the unexpected.
When you think of the first steps involved in buying a home, you’re probably thinking about talking to a real estate agent and viewing homes. In fact, these aren’t the first steps towards buying a home. The first steps happen months before, in the office of your Edmonton mortgage broker like Benchmark Mortgages. [Read more…] about Why You Need a Pre-Approval
Being involved in the business of real estate and insurance allows you come in to contact with a lot of interesting situations. You also have the privilege to develop relationships with people from various walks of life. Many of the relationships turn into long-term friendships and are very rewarding. As a result we have seen how different families cope with stressful situations like recognizing the need for life insurance or the process of obtaining a new home.
We live in a society that caters to providing us with many options. For examples cell phone companies have a myriad of phone & plan combinations, new vehicles come with endless upgrade options, even the local supermarket offers numerous varieties of items on things which should be simple and straight forward, like toilet paper. One thing is abundantly clear; it’s no longer a one size fits all world.