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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Is Your Bathroom a Hideous Tribute to the 80s or 90s? How to Bring it Back to the Future

Is Your Bathroom a Hideous Tribute to the 80s or 90s? How to Bring it Back to the Future

It seems like old trends from the 80’s and 90’s are making their way back into fashion, but the same can’t be said about home décor. There are some things better left in the past and outdated home décor can really drag the entire look of the house down. The floral patterns and obsession with pastels that marked the 1980s is one trend [...]

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The 5 biggest decorating mistakes people make

The 5 biggest decorating mistakes people make

There are hundreds of mistakes people make every day when decorating and arranging their houses and apartments. It is upsetting when you realise you have just spent lots of time and money to end up being told your décor, arrangement or colours don’t match. Decorating mistakes are very easily made and most of us will [...]

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Love reading our blog? How would you like to work with us?

Love reading our blog? How would you like to work with us?

What’s the difference between collecting a paycheck each week, and waking up each morning happy, going to work excited, and coming home at night completely satisfied? The Difference is Liv Real Estate.

Our fabulous administrative assistant’s husband has been transferred out of Alberta, and we sadly have to replace her. So if you’d like to be an administrative assistant at Liv, [...]

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Residential Real Estate Sales up 9.8% in the Greater Edmonton Area

Residential Real Estate Sales up 9.8% in the Greater Edmonton Area

We’ve reached the mid-way point for 2014, everything tends to slow down from here on out in terms of the real estate market in Edmonton. The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton has released their monthly reported on the real estate market in the Greater Edmonton Area, here are our findings based on their release.

There were more residential sales in June in the [...]

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