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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 […]

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Weekly Market Update, June 10/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 581 (516, 504, 599) # Sales: 334 (299, 322, 353) Ratio: 57% (58%, 64%, 59%) # Price Changes: 380 (425, 368, 404) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 211 (366, 143, 211) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, June 3/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 516 (504, 599, 604) # Sales: 299 (322, 353, 302) Ratio: 58% (64%, 59%, 50%) # Price Changes: 425 (368, 404, 395) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 366 (143, 211, 162) Net loss/gain in listings […]

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Inventory of Homes on the Market Continues to Rise in the Greater Edmonton Area

The inventory of homes on the market continued to climb in the Greater Edmonton area in May, up 12% from last May and 45% from two years ago, but still significantly lower than the record levels we saw in 2008. Residential sales were 5.3% lower than last May, but I don’t think we’ve hit our […]

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Edmonton Single Family Home Sales Up From Last Year in May

For the first time this year, single family homes sales are ahead of last year in Edmonton! Say what? Condos are another story but we’ll get to that in a minute. There were 931 single family home sales reported on the MLS® in May in Edmonton, up 2.8% from last May and in the normal […]

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Restrictive Covenants: A Good way to Prevent Skinny Homes?

Last year the City of Edmonton changed zoning by-laws to allow the sub-division of any residential lot that is at least 50′ wide, with the goal of increasing population density in the centre of the city and reducing urban sprawl. Some people were thrilled by the decision while others… well let’s just say they were less […]

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Weekly Market Update, May 27/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 504 (599, 604, 682) # Sales: 322 (353, 302, 305) Ratio: 64% (59%, 50%, 45%) # Price Changes: 368 (404, 395, 446) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 143 (211, 162, 417) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, May 20/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 599 (604, 682, 641) # Sales: 353 (302, 305, 346) Ratio: 59% (50%, 45%, 54%) # Price Changes: 404 (395, 446, 394) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 211 (162, 417, 265) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, May 13/16

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 604 (682, 641, 561) # Sales: 302 (305, 346, 321) Ratio: 50% (45%, 54%, 57%) # Price Changes: 395 (446, 394, 425) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 162 (417, 265, 176) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, May 6, 2016

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 682 (641, 561, 571) # Sales: 305 (346, 321, 290) Ratio: 45% (54%, 57%, 51%) # Price Changes: 446 (394, 425, 369) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 417 (265, 176, 174) Net loss/gain […]

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Edmonton Area Home Sellers Hang Tight as Prices Hold Steady in April

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the Greater Edmonton Real Estate market today showing stable prices and rising inventory, a continuing trend for 2015. There are a few factors at play in the market right now. The first factor I’ll mention, which I’ve written about a few times, is that there are […]

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Warm April Weather Brings Cooler Home Sales to Edmonton

Our preliminary market report for April shows single family homes sales in Edmonton in April were slightly below average for this time of year. 798 single family home were reported sold in April, down 6.4% from last year. Condo sales were quite slow in Edmonton in April, 354 condos were reported sold, down nearly 13% […]

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Weekly Market Update, April 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: 641 (561, 571, 637) # Sales: 346 (321, 290, 265) Ratio: 54% (57%, 51%, 42%) # Price Changes: 394 (425, 369, 372) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 265 (176, 174, 314) Net loss/gain […]

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Real Estate Careers: Selecting a Brokerage (Your First, or Fifth!)

Whether you’re working in the industry already, or considering getting your real estate license, you’ve probably noticed that real estate agents tend to switch brokerages, sometimes a little, sometimes a lot. For an industry that is heavily regulated, and has fixed requirements on the basic services offered to consumers, there are actually tons of different business models […]

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Weekly Market Update, April 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: 561 (571, 637, 403) # Sales: 321 (290, 265, 232) Ratio: 57% (51%, 42%, 58%) # Price Changes: 425 (369, 372, 323) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 176 (174, 314, 311) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, April 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: 571 (637, 403, 494) # Sales: 290 (265, 232, 279) Ratio: 51% (42%, 58%, 56%) # Price Changes: 369 (372, 323, 365) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 174 (314, 311, 136) Net loss/gain in […]

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3 Signs Your Parging Needs to be Replaced

Whether or not you’re planning to sell your Edmonton home, the care and attention you pay to the exterior finishes tell the world a story. This guest post from Edmonton parging experts, J and J Coatings, gives you three clear signs that it’s time to replace at least one of those finishes. We all know that Edmonton winters […]