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Weekly Market Update, Nov. 21/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 258 (269, 377, 325) # Sales: 249 (257, 261, 249) Ratio: 97% (96%, 69%, 77%) # Price Changes:  156 (162, 204, 205) # Expired/Off Market Listings:  140 (123, 276, 154) Net loss/gain […]

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New Downtown Edmonton Condos: How many condos are too many?

Image Credit: Stantec.com There is a lot of excitement going on in downtown Edmonton, with billions of dollars of projects underway like the Arena and the Museum. Along with that comes a wave of new condo projects, from developers locally and across the country. Our skyline is undergoing a major upgrade. “It all amounts to an […]

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Weekly Market Update, Nov. 14/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 269 (377, 325, 397) # Sales: 257 (261, 249, 265) Ratio: 96% (69%, 77%, 678) # Price Changes: 162 (204, 205, 210) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 123 (276, 154, 122) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, Nov. 7/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 377 (325, 397, 368) # Sales: 261 (249, 265, 258) Ratio: 69% (77%, 67%, 70%) # Price Changes: 204 (205, 210, 232) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 276 (154, 122, 161) Net loss/gain […]

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Experts Agree: Edmonton’s the Place to Be

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the Greater Edmonton Real Estate market yesterday showing an active real estate market. The Real Estate Investment Network (REIN) also released a report yesterday, showing Edmonton and Calgary as the best markets to invest in real estate in Canada, agreeing with other, recent, similar reports. […]

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Condo Prices Continue to Climb in October in Edmonton

Single family home sales in October were well ahead of last October in Edmonton. There were 842 sales of single family homes in October, up 11% from last October. Perhaps we will see a stronger than normal end to 2014.       Condo sales were slightly lower than last October in Edmonton, there were […]

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Weekly Market Update, Oct. 31/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 325 (397, 368, 393) # Sales: 249 (265, 258, 259) Ratio: 77% (67%, 70%, 66%) # Price Changes: 205 (210, 232, 233) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 154 (122, 161, 374) Net loss/gain […]

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate, 2015: Edmonton’s on Top

PwC released their Emerging Trends in Real Estate this week, with a thorough analysis of Canada’s major cities. Edmonton and Calgary came out on top, scoring very well for investment, development and housing. The report discusses urbanization as the “new norm” with people flooding into city cores to live close to both work and the […]

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Four Legal Forms Every Landlord Needs

With Edmonton having the lowest tax rate in Canada and a steady increase in wages, it is no wonder investors are looking toward Edmonton’s lucrative real estate market. Unfortunately being a landlord is not as easy as one may think. Many actions have to be followed in accordance to the Residential Tenancies Act. Failure to […]

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Real Estate Market Update, Oct. 24/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 397 (368, 390, 373) # Sales: 265 (258, 259, 321) Ratio: 67% (70%, 66%, 86%) # Price Changes: 210 (232, 233, 247) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 122 (161, 374, 151) Net loss/gain […]

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Weekly Market Update, October 17/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 368 (390, 373, 447) # Sales: 258 (259, 321, 349) Ratio: 70% (66%, 86%, 78%) # Price Changes: 232 (233, 247, 248) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 161 (374, 151, 162) Net loss/gain […]

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Six Questions You Need to Ask Your Listing Agent in 2014

So you’re ready to list your property and jump into the Edmonton real estate market? Congratulations! Nothing is more exciting than making a change or heading down the road to selling a property. One of the most important steps you can make in this process is choosing the right listing agent as they can make […]

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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, Oct. 10/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 368 (390, 373, 447) # Sales: 258 (259, 321, 349) Ratio: 70% (66%, 86%, 78%) # Price Changes: 232 (233, 247, 248) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 161 (374, 151, 162) Net loss/gain […]

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Liv Gives Hope: Hope Mission Radiothon Today

Part of our Mission at Liv Real Estate is to help people in the Edmonton area Liv better. We understand as a local real estate company that there are many people who go hungry and who need hope.  The agents at Liv Real Estate donate a portion of every sale to a local charity. This […]

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Get Rid Of The Allergy, Not Your Pet! 5 Simple Ways To Breathe Easier.

The following is a guest post from Joe Ratledge. Joe is a furnace cleaning professional with Britcan Furnace Cleaning, an Edmonton company with over 20 years’ experience in the industry. We love our pets. They are a source of boundless love, joy, and fulfillment in our lives. They are family. Unfortunately, our furry friends tend […]

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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, October 3/14

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 390 (373, 447, 452) # Sales: 259 (321, 349, 291) Ratio: 66% (86%, 78%, 64%) # Price Changes: 233 (247, 248, 280) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 374 (151, 162, 143) Net loss/gain […]

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Metro Edmonton Real Estate Market Anything but Mediocre

There is quite a debate underway about our national housing situation. While some economists call the market “mediocre at best” in most cities other than Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, Edmonton seems to be flying under their radar (as it often does). Meanwhile Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver is down playing fears of a housing bubble in Canada, […]

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Record Single Family Home Sales in Edmonton in September

Single Family Home Sales Well, I wasn’t expecting to see an increase in single family home sales in September compared to August. September is one of the harder months to predict, but we typically see declining sales in the fall months. I especially wasn’t expecting to see a new record set for single family home […]

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Sprucing Up the Kitchen: Try These Simple DIY Upgrades

The kitchen is one of the most functional rooms of a home. It is the place where food is prepared and families gather. If you are looking to spruce up your kitchen, try some of these simple do-it-yourself projects. Add Value and Personality by Tiling Your Backsplash The backsplash refers to the wall space above […]