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Subtle Painting Tricks to Help Give Your House a Little Color without Serious Clashing

If your home’s interior or exterior needs a little pick-me-up, it can be tough to add a pop of colour without clashing with your current décor, furniture, and paint colours. However, you can subtly add a little color around the home by sneaking bright colors into less noticeable areas—the colors with breathe a little life […]

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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, Sept. 12/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 452 (394, 373, 436) # Sales: 291 (263, 319, 318) Ratio: 64% (67%, 86%, 73%) # Price Changes: 280 (266, 258, 252) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 143 (328, 148, 147) Net loss/gain […]

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Edmonton’s Best Elementary Schools

The Fraser Institute shows a ranking of all Alberta schools on its web site: http://www.fraserinstitute.org. It’s a searchable ranking that shows how well schools performed on grade 3 and 6 provincial academic tests over a number of years. It allows you to compare the academic performance of individual schools based on a number of different […]

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Edmonton Real Estate Blog Gets a Facelift

Were you looking for something that looked more like the image above? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place, we’ve just updated a few things. In honour of our 9th anniversary, coming up in less than a month, we’ve got a fresh new look and feel that we hope our readers will love as much […]

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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, Sep. 5/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 394 (373, 436, 486) # Sales: 263 (319, 318, 346) Ratio: 67% (86%, 73%, 71%) # Price Changes: 266 (258, 252, 281) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 328 (148, 147, 140) Net loss/gain […]

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Population Growth Boosts Edmonton Real Estate Market

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly update on the real estate market in the Greater Edmonton Area today, showing rising prices and a tighter inventory of homes on the market. So far this year, the total value of residential real estate sales through the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) System has increased almost 14% […]

Luxury Home Sales up 33% in Edmonton

Real Estate sales in Edmonton continued to follow the expected seasonal trend in August, once again at higher levels than we’ve seen for a number of years. With the census data for Edmonton released last week, it’s no surprise sales are ahead of previous years, as the population of Edmonton grew by 60,000 people in […]

Weekly Market Update, Aug. 29/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 373 (436, 486, 495) # Sales: 319 (318, 346, 272) Ratio: 86% (73%, 71%, 55%) # Price Changes: 258 (252, 281, 250) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 148 (147, 140, 230) Net loss/gain in […]

6 Things You’ll Learn During Your Home Evaluation That Might Shock You

A home evaluation is often the first step towards putting your home on the market. However, this is also a step that is commonly put off for fear of getting bad news. A home evaluation is an integral part to the home selling process, and one that you can only procrastinate for so long. To […]

Weekly Market Update

  Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 436 (486, 495, 447) # Sales: 318 (346, 272, 316) Ratio: 73% (71%, 55%, 71%) # Price Changes: 252 (281, 250, 249) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 147 (140, 230, 268) Net […]

Deck It Out: Why a Patio Might Be the Upgrade That Causes Your Resale Value to Jump

When it comes time to sell your home, even the most minor renovations can boost your home’s value, if they’re done right. You may want to consider adding a deck to your home for your own enjoyment, or to add value if you’re thinking of selling. Deck It Out How Does a Deck Add Value? […]

Weekly Market Update, Aug. 15/14

Edmonton Real Estate Market Update Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 486 (495, 447, 419) # Sales: 346 (272, 316, 346) Ratio: 71% (55%, 71%, 83%) # Price Changes: 281 (250, 249, 285) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 140 […]

How Aerial Photos and Videos can help sell your home

 Have you seen one of these flying around your neighbourhood yet? Drone photography If you haven’t yet, you probably will soon. The cost of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – better known as UAV’s or drones – has rapidly decreased, making everyday arial photography and videography a reality. Drones with cameras attached can hover inches off the […]

Weekly Market Update, Aug. 8/14

Edmonton Real Estate Market Update Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 495 (447, 419, 527) # Sales: 272 (316, 346, 391) Ratio: 55% (71%, 83%, 74%) # Price Changes: 250 (249, 285, 268) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 230 […]

Real Estate Sales Surpass Previous 6 Years in July

According to a report released by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton yesterday, residential real estate sales last month totalled 2013 sales in July, up 9.7% over last July. In fact, they were ahead of the past 6 July’s in the Greater Edmonton Area. As we reported last week, there was a large increase in condo sales in July, […]

Condo Sales Take Off in Edmonton

” In Canada there’s Alberta, and there’s everywhere else.” Financial Post, July 23 2014 “Alberta Highest Vacancy Rate of Unfilled Jobs. 63,000 Positions Available in the Province.” Calgary Herald, July 28, 2014 “Alberta Leads Country in Job Creation Thanks to ‘Perfect Storm’ of Economic Facts.” Edmonton Journal, July 11, 2014 Those three headlines pretty much […]

Weekly Market Update, Aug. 1/14

EdmontonRealEstateMarketUpdate Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 447 (419, 527, 548) # Sales: 316 (346, 391, 367) Ratio: 71% (83%, 74%, 67%) # Price Changes: 249 (285, 268, 282) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 268 (110, 139, 126) Net […]

Weekly Market Update, July 25/14

Edmonton Real Estate Market Update 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 […]

Weekly Market Update, July 18/14

Edmonton Real Estate Market Update 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 […]

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, […]