4 Steps for a Successful Move Out Clean

4 Steps for a Successful Move Out Clean

The following is a guest post submitted by Scrubbi Home Cleaning Services. 

As a house cleaning service we’ve done hundreds of Move Out cleans and have seen all kinds of mistakes that others have made before you. To help you avoid those same mistakes and make sure your Move Out clean stays a stress reducing event, here are 4 Steps for [...]

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Weekly Market Update, April 18/14

Weekly Market Update, April 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: 567 (581, 492, 462)
# Sales: 411 (327, 334, 330)
Ratio: 72% (56% (68%, 71%, 61%)
# Price Changes: 155 (186, 161, 153)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 84 (59, 167, 79)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: 72 (195, -9, 53)
Active single family [...]

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Sellers Market Grabs Hold in Edmonton

Sellers Market Grabs Hold in Edmonton

I was looking at the market stats today, and I noticed things seem to have slowed down a bit. We’re almost half way through the month and sales of single family homes and condos are both less than half of the totals we reached for last month; we typically see increasing sales month over month until May or June each [...]

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How to Choose the Right  Neighborhood for Your New Home

How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for Your New Home

Buying a new home is exciting, but the neighbourhood you choose is just as important as the actual house. If your dream house is in a terrible neighbourhood, it won’t be your dream home for long. In order to make sure you choose the right neighbourhood for you and your family, ask specific questions. First, take an honest look at yourself and your [...]

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Edmonton Weekly Market Update, April 11/14

Edmonton Weekly Market Update, April 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: 581 (492, 462, 474)
# Sales: 327 (334, 330, 289)
Ratio: 56% (68%, 71%, 61%)
# Price Changes: 186 (161, 153, 165)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 59 (167, 79, 88)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: 195 (-9, 53, 97)
Active single family home [...]

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Just because the market is hot, it doesn’t mean you can ask whatever you want

Just because the market is hot, it doesn’t mean you can ask whatever you want

The real estate market in Edmonton is hot right now, we all know that. What many people don’t know, is the best way to buy or sell real estate when the market is hot. Now, I know many of our readers would say that a hot market is not a good time to buy real estate, and to a certain [...]

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How to Avoid a Flood in Edmonton

How to Avoid a Flood in Edmonton

It’s that time of year again, when basements flood. What can you do to avoid an unplanned basement renovation? The first steps are quite simple, and everyone should take these steps to protect themselves each spring in Edmonton:
1. Make sure your sump pump is working, is free from blockages, and its hoses are not frozen (if you have one). 
2. Check [...]

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Weekly Market Update, April 4 /14

Weekly Market Update, April 4 /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: 492 (462, 474, 477)
# Sales: 334 (330, 289, 300)
Ratio: 68% (71%, 61%, 63%)
# Price Changes: 161 (153, 165, 147)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 167 (79, 88, 82)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: -9 (53, 97, 95)
Active single family home [...]

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Sales Surge in Energetic Edmonton Real Estate Market

Sales Surge in Energetic Edmonton Real Estate Market

Real Estate sales in the Greater Edmonton area were up 9.8% from last March. 1647* residential listings sold in the Greater Edmonton Area in March - the most sales we’ve seen in March in at least 7 years.

The average residential sale price was up 2% from last March at $361,870, for the second month in a row we’ve set a new [...]

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Edmonton Real Estate Market is No Joke

Edmonton Real Estate Market is No Joke

Ok so it’s not just our office that’s busy. Just kidding ;) The last time we saw over 800 sales of single family homes in the month of March was in 2007 when there were 874 sales. We didn’t quite hit the level of sales we saw in 2007, but we came close in March. There were 840 sales of [...]

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