The Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Weekly Market Update, Aug. 26/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 468 (499, 555, 528) # Sales: 255 (301, 282, 245) Ratio: 54% (60%, 51%, 46%) # Price Changes: 374 (378, 413, 365) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 174 (216, 208, 437) Net loss/gain […]

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How to Compare Moving Companies

It’s so vital to choose the right resources for an event as big as moving to your new home. All of us cringe just at the thought of moving our entire life within the time frame of a couple of hours. Although it is not going to take all the stresses out of your actual move, hiring […]

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Weekly Market Update, Aug. 19/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 499 (555, 528, 473) # Sales: 301 (282, 245, 318) Ratio: 60% (51%, 46%, 67%) # Price Changes: 378 (413, 365, 388) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 216 (208, 437, 179) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, Aug 12/16

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 (528, 473, 541) # Sales: 282 (245, 318, 298) Ratio: 51% (46%, 67%, 55%) # Price Changes: 413 (365, 388, 365) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 208 (437, 179, 211) Net loss/gain […]

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There’s a Ghost in the Room: Do we have to tell anyone?

Do you believe in ghosts? Would you buy a house if you thought it was haunted? What if someone was murdered in the property? What if the former owner was a convicted criminal? The Edmonton Journal posted a great article about stigmatized properties this week that’s definitely worth a read if you’re thinking of buying […]

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Greater Edmonton Real Estate Prices Remain High Despite Sluggish Sales

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the greater Edmonton real estate market this week with some unexpected results. The overall average residential price continued to rise to a new record high in July, while sales decreased, and inventory increased on a year over year basis. Here’s our snapshot on the market […]

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Weekly Update, August 5/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 528 (473, 541, 561) # Sales: 245 (318, 298, 307) Ratio: 46% (67%, 55%, 55%) # Price Changes: 365 (388, 365, 399) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 437 (179, 211, 242) Net loss/gain […]

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Real Estate Prices Hang Tight in Edmonton in July Amidst Lower Sales

We continue to see buyers getting more house for their buck in Edmonton in July, along with slower sales and higher inventory than last year. It’s starting to look a bit like 2009, when the first half of the year was pretty normal in terms of sales, and the second half slowed down quite bit. […]

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Weekly Update, July 29/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 473 (541, 561, 526) # Sales: 318 (298, 307, 258) Ratio: 67% (55%, 55%, 49%) # Price Changes: 388 (365, 399, 338) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 179 (211, 242, 479) Net loss/gain […]

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Do You Need a Home Security System?

If you’ve just purchased a new home, you might be wondering if investing in a home security system is really worth it. Though you might live in very safe neighbourhood, home security is still an important consideration. Home security systems can be monitored by home security companies in Edmonton, ensuring your home is deterring criminals, monitored for emergencies […]

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Weekly Market Update, July 22/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 541 (561, 526, 521) # Sales: 298 (307, 258, 307) Ratio: 55% (55%, 49%, 59%) # Price Changes: 365 (399, 338, 384) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 211 (242, 479, 435) Net loss/gain […]

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Basement Renovations Pay Off

Basement development in progress. Photo credit: BPI Inc. If you are considering finally finishing your basement or if your basement is in desperate need of an upgrade, you can expect a great return on investment for your basement development in Edmonton. For far less money than other major home addition projects, you can add substantial square footage […]

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Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly Update, July 15/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 561 (526, 521, 512) # Sales: 307 (258, 307, 347) Ratio: 55% (49%, 59%, 68%) # Price Changes: 399 (338, 384, 392) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 242 (479, 435, 166) Net loss/gain […]

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Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly Update, July 8/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 526 (521, 512, 576) # Sales: 258 (307, 347, 353) Ratio: 49% (59%, 68%, 61%) # Price Changes: 338 (384, 392, 412) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 479 (435, 166, 196) Net loss/gain […]

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Buyers Getting More Bang for Their Buck in the Greater Edmonton Area

The greater Edmonton area real estate market looked a lot like May, in June with similar numbers of sales, inventory and days on market. Prices remain stable on a year over year basis, as they’ve been since February. “Although June’s residential unit sales are up slightly over May, we did not see the numbers set […]

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Weekly Market Update, July 1/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 521 (512, 576, 581) # Sales: 307 (347, 353, 334) Ratio: 59% (68%, 61%, 57%) # Price Changes: 384 (392, 412, 380) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 435 (166, 196, 211) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, June 24/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 512 (576, 581, 516) # Sales: 347 (353, 334, 299) Ratio: 68% (61%, 57%, 58%) # Price Changes: 392 (412, 380, 425) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 166 (196, 211, 366) Net loss/gain […]

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Legal Suites Coming to Duplexes and Skinny Homes in Edmonton

Many people are not aware that suites in duplexes and townhomes are not legal in Edmonton, and this week City Council voted to prepare the bylaw amendments to allow secondary suites in duplex units and skinny homes. It’s going to take a long time though, don’t expect to see legal suites in duplexes and skinny homes […]

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Weekly Market Update, June 17/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 576 (581, 516, 504) # Sales: 353 (334, 299, 322) Ratio: 61% (57%, 58%, 64%) # Price Changes: 412 (380, 425, 368) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 196 (211, 366, 143) Net loss/gain […]

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Inman Innovator Awards Finalist

We’re very honoured to be a finalist for “Most Innovative Brokerage” for this year’s Inman Innovator Awards! The are given each year to recognize and celebrate industry innovation and accomplishments. Liv Real Estate is the only Canadian brokerage nominated for most innovative brokerage this year! Finalists can include a specific app, technology or business process or a company as a whole […]