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About the Author Sara MacLennan

Sara MacLennan is the Director of Marketing at Liv Real Estate and a licensed Real Estate Associate. The bulk of Sara’s experience and wealth of expertise lies in on-line technology and marketing both for agents and consumers. Sara is the former National Director for Interactive Marketing for Coldwell Banker Canada where she was responsible for an extensive training program traveling to offices across the country training agents and brokers on marketing and technology. Find Sara on Twitter @edmontonblogger.

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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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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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Weekly Market Update, July 4/14

Weekly Market Update, July 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: 470 (518, 586, 610)
# Sales: 334 (358, 381, 401)
Ratio: 71% (69%, 65%, 66%)
# Price Changes: 266 (320, 288, 312)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 270 (118, 114, 105)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: -134 (42, 91, 104)
Active single family home [...]

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Record Number of Single Family Home Sales in Edmonton in June

Record Number of Single Family Home Sales in Edmonton in June

As we expected, the market peaked in June this year; a new record was set in June for single family home sales in Edmonton. Thankfully the market in June was nothing like the market when the previous record was set (back in May of 2006) when you expected multiple offers on every home, and were lucky if you got to [...]

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Weekly Market Update, June 27/14

Weekly Market Update, June 27/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days:
New Listings: 518 (586, 610, 604)
# Sales: 358 (381, 401, 408)
Ratio: 69% (65%, 66%, 68%)
# Price Changes: 320 (288, 312, 310)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 118 (114, 105, 198)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: 42 (91, 104, -2)
Active single family home [...]

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Weekly Market Update, June 20/14

Weekly Market Update, June 20/14

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

New Listings: 586 (610, 604, 559)
# Sales: 381 (401, 408, 362)
Ratio: 65% (66%, 68%, 65%)
# Price Changes: 288 (312, 310, 295)
# Expired/Off Market Listings: 114 (105, 198, 117)
Net loss/gain in listings this week: 91 (104, -2, 80)
Active single family home [...]

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