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Weekly Market Update, April 24/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 608 (653, 600, 566) # Sales: 334 (292, 248, 288) Ratio: 55% (45%, 41%, 51%) # Price Changes: 330 (371, 287, 286) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 135 (214, 130, 227) Net loss/gain […]

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What features would you like in a new MLS® Search website?

Our MLS® Search web site, EdmontonRealEstate.pro, is the most popular brokerage run web site in Edmonton. Hundreds of thousands of people visit it each month, to search for homes in the greater Edmonton area. We are in the midst of a major redesign of the site, and while we’re still planning new features and functionality, […]

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Land Titles Office Fees Increasing Sooner Than You Think

Alberta has long been the cheapest place in Canada to buy a home, when it comes to closing costs. However, the new provincial budget that was announced last month included a massive increase in fees from the Land Titles Office. Although we have no land transfer tax here, as most other places in Canada do […]

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Weekly Market Update, April 17/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 653 (600, 566, 507) # Sales: 292 (248, 288, 300) Ratio: 45% (41%, 51%, 59%) # Price Changes: 371 (287, 286, 274) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 214 (130, 227, 98) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, April 10/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 600 (566, 507, 566) # Sales: 248 (288, 300, 284) Ratio: 41% (51%, 59%, 50%) # Price Changes: 287 (286, 274, 274) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 130 (227, 98, 109) Net loss/gain […]

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2015 Design Trends in Edmonton New Home Construction

After years of increase, new home construction has generally slowed throughout Canada. The Financial Post estimates that home building will slow in 2015 by about 30%. However, while other Canadian cities’ real estate prices can make new home construction unattainable, many homebuyers find that Edmonton makes the ideal place to build their dream houses. In […]

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Weekly Market Update, April 3/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings:  566 (507, 566, 594) # Sales: 288 (300, 284, 237) Ratio: 51% (59%, 50%, 40%) # Price Changes: 286 (274, 274, 232) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 227 (98, 109, 99) Net loss/gain […]

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Prices Still on the Rise in Greater Edmonton Area in March

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton has released their monthly report on the real estate market in the Greater Edmonton area. “The fact that our prices did not have the dramatic increases seen over the past few years in other cities like Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver means we have not experienced the same overvaluation.” REALTORS® Association […]

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Edmonton Real Estate Market Surprisingly Above Average in March

ATB Financial officially adjusted their forecast for Alberta for 2015 yesterday, saying the continuing slump in oil prices means Alberta will see real GDP growth of only 0.8% this year. They expect further volatility in oil prices and further stress in the job market in the second quarter and fewer people to move to Alberta. […]

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3D Egg Hunt Contest – Win a $1000 Shopping Spree!!

Until April 6, 2015 at noon (MDT), find and unscramble all 7 Easter eggs hidden in the beautiful 3D listing below, then, enter the contest for a chance to win a $1000 Southgate Centre gift card. It’s as simple as that! Plus… if you tell friends on Facebook and Twitter you get bonus entries when they […]

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Weekly Market Update, March 27/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings:  507 (566, 594, 555) # Sales: 300 (284, 237, 239) Ratio: 59% (50%, 40%, 43%) # Price Changes: 274 (274, 232, 225) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 98 (109, 99, 215) Net loss/gain […]

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Alternative Solutions for Leaky Basements

It’s that time of year, when basement problems come to light, and water shows up where it doesn’t belong. Nothing scares people away from a home more frequently than water and cracks in basements. Water can cause incalculable damage to a home, but it’s bound to show up sometime if precautions aren’t taken. Typical preventative measures […]

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Weekly Market Update, March 20, 2015

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings:  566 (594, 555, 409) # Sales: 284 (237, 239, 227) Ratio: 50% (40%, 43%, 56%) # Price Changes: 274 (232, 225, 220) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 109 (99, 215, 94) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, March 13, 2015

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings:  594 (555, 409, 433) # Sales: 237 (239, 227, 184) Ratio: 40% (43%, 56%, 42%) # Price Changes: 232 (225, 220, 174) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 99 (215, 94, 103) Net loss/gain […]

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Say what you want

In 2007 as the real estate market was in a frenzy, debate on the www.EdmontonRealEstateBlog.com amongst our readers reached feverish heights. There were often posts and comments on blogs like “The Alberta Bubble Blog” and others, directed at blogs like ours, that were inappropriate to say the least. The author of the Alberta Bubble Blog […]

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Weekly Market Update, March 6/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 555 (409, 433, 476) # Sales: 239 (227, 184, 193) Ratio: 43% (56%, 42%, 41%) # Price Changes: 225 (220, 174, 204) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 215 (94, 103, 92) Net loss/gain […]

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Edmonton Real Estate Market Outperforms Surrounding Communities in February

  The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the Greater Edmonton Area (GEA) real estate market today, showing a slight increase in the overall average residential sale price even though sales are on the decline compared to a year previous. Our preliminary report for Edmonton only, showed the market was downright average. However, […]

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The Real Estate Market is Better Than You Think

The implications of tanking oil prices seem to be the only thing we’ve heard around here for months. “Slumping Sales,” “Housing Markets Hammered” and “Sales will Plunge” are just a few local headlines from the past week.  Well, when you really take a look at the numbers, instead of just a couple of year over […]

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Weekly Market Update, Feb 27/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 409 (433, 476, 573) # Sales: 227 (184, 193, 164) Ratio: 56% (42%, 41%, 29%) # Price Changes: 220 (174, 204, 195) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 94 (103, 92, 232) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, Feb 20/15

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 433 (476, 573, 447) # Sales: 184 (193, 164, 153) Ratio: 42% (41%, 29%, 34%) # Price Changes: 174 (204, 195, 181) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 103 (92, 232, 77) Net loss/gain […]