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Luxury Home Sales up 33% in Edmonton

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 the past two years. That’s [...]

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

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. [...]

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Five Ways Selling a Condo in Edmonton is Different from Selling a House

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, but haven’t yet [...]

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Record Number of Single Family Home Sales in Edmonton in June

Record Number of Single Family Home Sales in Edmonton in June

As we expected, the market peaked in June this year; a new record was set in June for single family home sales in Edmonton. Thankfully the market in June was nothing like the market when the previous record was set (back in May of 2006) when you expected multiple offers on every home, and were lucky if you got to [...]

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Beware of Condo Insurance Charge Backs; Protect Yourself

Beware of Condo Insurance Charge Backs; Protect Yourself

Nothing beats kicking up your heels onto your coffee table and having a cold drink after a long day in your own condo while you enjoy the scenic view. I mean, you’ve done your due diligence right? You had the place inspected professionally, had your condo documents reviewed by professionals, your lender had no [...]

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Quality Windows can Save you Money and add to the Enjoyment of your Home

Quality Windows can Save you Money and add to the Enjoyment of your Home

One highly important aspect of a home that is often overlooked by home buyers is the windows. It is so easy to get distracted by things like granite counter tops, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and paint colours, that buyers forget to look at the quality of windows in a home. Having quality windows can provide many lasting benefits to [...]

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Average Prices Reach All Time High in Greater Edmonton in May

Average Prices Reach All Time High in Greater Edmonton in May

It’s not just the Edmonton real estate market that’s hot, the whole region is in the midst of a growth spurt. According to a report released by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton today, the areas surrounding Edmonton account for a large portion of the increase in sales overall. 

“The most active regions are St. Albert and Sherwood Park with 103 and 102 [...]

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Real Estate Market Red Hot in Edmonton in May

Real Estate Market Red Hot in Edmonton in May

The real estate market was hot in Edmonton in May. Buyers (and their agents) had to move quickly if they were interested in a property, and many had to write offers on 3, 4 or more homes before getting one accepted. We noticed a lot of properties that had been sitting on the market for awhile started getting attention from [...]

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The Pros of Renovating Your Loft Before You Sell in the Edmonton Market

The Pros of Renovating Your Loft Before You Sell in the Edmonton Market

Lofts in Edmonton are some of the most sought-after and unique pieces of property,and have the tendency – when marketed professionally – to sell rather quickly. If you’re the owner of a loft in Edmonton, and are preparing to sell your space, you might start thinking about a common question: Is it worth it to renovate before putting your loft [...]

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Average Sale Price Reaches Record High in Greater Edmonton Area in April

Average Sale Price Reaches Record High in Greater Edmonton Area in April

It’s taken a long time for prices to rebound from the peak we saw in 2007, and unlike Calgary and Vancouver where prices have dramatically risen and fallen, we’ve seen a slow and steady rise over the past few years. A record number of people relocated to Alberta in 2013, and real estate sales in Edmonton are really starting to [...]

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