I’ve had to retrain myself to resist the urge to spend From the minute our real estate agent told us that our offer had been accepted, we were thrilled. Nothing made myself or my husband happier than knowing we had finally accomplished our dream of homeownership.  After just one month of living in our new place, […]

What I’ve Learned In 1 Month of Homeownership


we knew exactly what we were looking for in a home I remember imagining what my first home would look like when I was just 14 years old. To be honest, it was basically just my grandparents 1,200 square foot single-family detached home but hot pink. I guess I didn’t always have the wild imagination […]

Surprise! We Bought Our First Home


No home buying scenario is the same as another Since late last year, I started working in the world of real estate. I was spending around 20 hours a week researching home ownership, the essential need-to-knows and all of the ways that buying a home can change your life. It was eye-opening, to say the […]

7 Articles You Need To Read Before Buying a Home


She is the founder of the two-time award-winning Canadian Personal Finance Blog of the Year, Mixed Up Money which has over 100,000 followers across social media. Through her work, she has been featured in many notable publications, including The Globe and Mail, CNBC, CBC, and more. Her books, The 100 Day Financial Goal Journal and Financial First Aid are currently available for purchase.

Alyssa is a freelance writer and enjoys writing about personal finance, homeownership, and more. When she’s not writing, you can find her enjoying some downtime with her kids, playing soccer or daydreaming about home decor.

Alyssa Davies is a content manager for Zolo, Trauma of Money facilitator and a published author living in Calgary, Alberta. 

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