When’s the right time to disclose a defect?

When’s the right time to disclose a defect?

This is something that has come up a lot in my real estate career in the Edmonton area. Many sellers have a little problem with their home that’s just a little problem to them, that they don’t want to impact their sale. To many buyers these can be bigger deals, and in some case deal breakers as they just don’t want the hassle, [...]

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5 Simple Furnace Fixes You Can Perform Yourself

5 Simple Furnace Fixes You Can Perform Yourself

Not everything that goes wrong with a gas furnace requires a visit from a repairman. There are a surprising number of things that a homeowner can do themselves. What’s more, it’s often these simple malfunctions that account for most occasions when the machine won’t run.
Breathe Easy

When air filters are functioning properly, they keep the warmed air [...]

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How to Ensure Your Home is Green

How to Ensure Your Home is Green

While green construction and home renovation is projected to be an industry worth $17 billion by 2016, there are great benefits to be had for consumers looking to save on utility costs through smart home improvements. Below we have provided you with five ways of making sure your home is green:
Have an expert perform a home energy assessment
A home [...]

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Weekly Market Update, July 25/14

Weekly Market Update, July 25/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days:
New Listings: 419 (527, 548, 470)
# Sales: 346 (391, 367, 334)
Ratio: 83% (74%, 67%, 71%)
# Price Changes: 285 (268, 282, 266)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 110 (139, 126, 270)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: -37 (-3, 55, -134)
Active single family home [...]

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A Good Coverup: Smart Decor Tricks for Hiding Appliances and Eye-Sores around the House

A Good Coverup: Smart Decor Tricks for Hiding Appliances and Eye-Sores around the House

When you move into a new home or apartment, you don’t get the luxury of creating a blueprint and placing everything in an organized format. Many old houses have inconvenient placement of electrical outlets, water hoses, and other appliances merely because of the way they were designed many years ago. You may not have money [...]

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Advice for Packing and Moving with Pets

Advice for Packing and Moving with Pets

Pets are like family to many of us. So when it comes time to move to a new home, there’s no question about whether they’re coming too. Pets don’t like disruptions to their routines – furthermore, when moving, they don’t understand what’s happening and don’t have any control over the situation.
So what’s the [...]

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Weekly Market Update, July 18/14

Weekly Market Update, July 18/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days:
New Listings: 527 (548, 470, 518)
# Sales: 391 (367, 334, 358)
Ratio: 74% (67%, 71%, 69%)
# Price Changes: 268 (282, 266, 320)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 139 (126, 270, 118)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: -3 (55, -134, 42)
Active single family home [...]

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Five Ways Selling a Condo in Edmonton is Different from Selling a House

Five Ways Selling a Condo in Edmonton is Different from Selling a House

When it comes to the Edmonton real estate market, there are plenty of things to know, especially since it is constantly changing. The market for single family homes is always slightly different than the condo market, which keeps buyers and sellers constantly on their toes. If you have experience selling a detached house in Edmonton, but haven’t yet [...]

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Weekly Update, July 11/14

Weekly Update, July 11/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days:

New Listings: 548 (470, 518, 586)
# Sales: 367 (334, 358, 381)
Ratio: 67% (71%, 69%, 65%)
# Price Changes: 282 (266, 320, 288)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 126 (270, 118, 114)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: 55 (-134, 42, 91)
Active single family home [...]

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Search MLS® listings by date listed

Search MLS® listings by date listed

A few years ago our Association rules forced us to remove a much loved feature from our MLS® listings search site, edmontonrealestate.pro. We heard complaints about the removal of this feature for months (and in some cases for years). Well, this week we successfully got it back!
Back by popular demand, you can once again search for listings by the length of [...]

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