The Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Greater Edmonton Real Estate Market Stable in August

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the Greater Edmonton Real Estate Market today showing sales in the normal range for this time of year, but lower than the past few years. “Alberta’s economy has been under enormous pressure for some time, but the residential real estate market in the Edmonton Census […]

Weekly Market Update, Dec. 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: 210 (225, 238, 258) # Sales: 172 (218, 216, 249) Ratio: 82% (97%, 91%, 97%) # Price Changes: 109 (137, 142, 156) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 114 (265, 118, 140) Net loss/gain […]

Is Your Bathroom a Hideous Tribute to the 80s or 90s? How to Bring it Back to the Future

It seems like old trends from the 80’s and 90’s are making their way back into fashion, but the same can’t be said about home décor. There are some things better left in the past and outdated home décor can really drag the entire look of the house down. The floral patterns and obsession with pastels that marked […]

Weekly Update, Feb. 21/14

Go Canada! Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 370 (365, 404, 342) # Sales: 217 (217, 235, 199) Ratio: 59% (59%, 58%, 58%) # Price Changes: 98 (94, 109, 93) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 96 (85, 217, 98) […]

Weekly Market Update, Feb. 14/14

Love where you Liv Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 365 (404, 342, 333) # Sales: 217 (235, 199, 168) Ratio: 59% (58%, 58%, 50%) # Price Changes: 94 (109, 93, 110) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 85 (217, […]

Weekly Update, Jan. 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: 321 (103, 83, 171) # Sales: 116 (96, 84, 146) Ratio: 36% (93%, 101%, 85%) # Price Changes: 84 (35, 30, 51) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 91 (414, 114, 168) Net loss/gain […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly Update – Aug. 26, 2011

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New listings: 421 (435, 495, 477) # Sales: 263 (283, 234, 217) Ratio: 62% (65%, 47%, 45%) # Price changes: 278 (299, 323, 274) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 142 (238,173, 348) Net loss/gain in listings […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market July Stats – Rated 14A

This month we decided to video our take on the Edmonton real estate market. We’ve included our thoughts on pricing, sales and inventory, which takes up about half the video below. The second half with the outtakes is really the best part.

Edmonton Real Estate Weekly Update Sep. 24, 2010

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New listings: 348 (456, 465, 487) # Sales: 174 (224, 185, 252) Ratio: 50% (49%, 40%, 52%) # Price changes: 347 (360, 326, 342) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 202 (270, 204, 559) Net loss/gain […]

The Chinese Menu Effect

Picture yourself at Chinese Restaurant – there are pages and pages of menu items that add up to hundreds of possible meal choices. You come with the best intentions, hoping to find a new favourite, but eventually become overwhelmed with the selection and go for your old familiar standby. I read an interesting article in […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly Update – June 11, 2010

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: 599 (594, 504, 610) # Sales: 271 (245,245, 303) Ratio: 45% (41%, 49%, 50%) # Price changes: 421 (412, 332, 396) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 173 (302, 142, 149) Net loss/gain […]

We’re on WordPress!

As you can see the blog has a bit of a different look and feel today. We have switched from Typepad to WordPress. Over the next few days we’re going to have a lot of little changes with the design as we tweak things. We also have plugins to install (eg. the comments). Thanks for […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly 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:  477 (420,417, 454)# Sales: 255 (231,228, 200)Ratio: 53% (55%,55%, 44%)# Price changes: 159 (152,136, 146)# Expired/Off Market Listings: 66 (78,82, 57)Net loss/gain in listings this week: 66 (78,82, 57)Active listings for single […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly 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:  477 (420,417, 454)# Sales: 255 (231,228, 200)Ratio: 53% (55%,55%, 44%)# Price changes: 159 (152,136, 146)# Expired/Off Market Listings: 66 (78,82, 57)Net loss/gain in listings this week: 66 (78,82, 57)Active listings for single […]

Rental Scam – To Good to be True

When something seems to good to be true it almost always is…. Found this article this morning about a rental scam in Edmonton. The scammer has taken an MLS® listing, and posted it as a rental on Craigslist for way less than similar homes are renting for. They set up a fake email account using […]

My own personal Rememberance

A few years ago I had the good fortune to go to Vimy Ridge in what was perhaps one of the most stirring moments of my adult life.  There I was at the site of the famous Canadian battleground where my Grandfather had fought almost 9 decades earlier.  "He was here" I kept thinking, although […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly Update

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market as of noon on Friday. (Previous week's numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days:   New listings: 430 (424, 407,379)# Sales:  299 (237,263, 312)Ratio: 70% (56%, 65%, 82%)# Price changes: 214 (178, 213, 192)# Expired/Off Market Listings: 148 (156, 346, 104)Net loss/gain in listings this week:  -17 […]

The old “Upscale Ghetto” Dig

It's safe to safe that the luxury market is alive and well in Edmonton.  There’s a number of reasons for this but primarily this affluent market is affected by a different set of factors than the majority of the market.  Anything over $700,000 is the top 2% listings in the Edmonton area.  Many people in this price range have been […]

Edmonton Real Estate Market Weekly 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: 463 (370, 429, 500)# Sales: 252 (361, 375, 365)Ratio: 54% (98%,  87%, 73%)# Price changes: 190(189, 197, 174)# Expired Listings: 243 (123, 85, 98)# Withdrawn/terminated/etc. listings: 27 (29, 29, 41)Net loss/gain in listings […]

Stats delayed…still

In order to create a conspiracy we are with holding the stats until we have the numbers looking like we want them or the REA (REALTOR's Association of Edmonton) has not yet published them.  Our guess is that they haven't been published them due to the long weekend and a glitch but who really knows why.  My daughter […]