The Edmonton Real Estate Blog

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 […]


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 […]


Condo Prices up in Edmonton in June

After a rather promising May, the real estate market in Edmonton was a bit of a let down in June, the only bright spot being condo prices. Sales of single family homes were down 16% from last June (934 single family home sales were reported). Condo sales have been sluggish all year and although we […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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% […]


Real Estate Prices Steady in Greater Edmonton Area With Inventory on The Rise

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the real estate market today showing a growing inventory of homes on the market and steady prices. Looking at the first quarter of 2016, sales were down 6.9% compared to the first quarter of 2015. With that being said, many homes are selling with multiple offers, one […]


Luxury Sales Boost Average Price of Edmonton Single Family Homes in March

A big rebound in the average price of single family homes in Edmonton in March was due in large part to an increase in luxury sales, including two sales over $3million. The market as a whole was surprisingly strong in Edmonton in march; 731 single family homes were reported sold in Edmonton in March, just […]


Real Estate Prices Stable in Greater Edmonton Area, Despite High Supply & Low Demand

  Based on year over year comparisons, we’ve seen lower sales and higher inventory every month for over a year, and yet, prices are holding relatively stable in the greater Edmonton area. The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the real estate market in the Greater Edmonton area today, pointing out the substantial increase […]


Preliminary Real Estate Market Report; Feb. 2016

Single family home sales picked up to about the level we saw in 2011 and 2009 in Edmonton in February. 479 single family homes sold in Edmonton in February, down 8.8% from the same month last year. Condo sales meanwhile fell below the levels we’ve seen for the past 8 years; 220 condos sold in […]


Home Buyers Can’t Find What They’re Looking For, in Edmonton

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the Greater Edmonton Area real estate market today, saying buyers in the Edmonton area are being a little more cautious these days: “Sales volumes are down, relative to the same time last year,” REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair Steve Sedgwick explains. “It is likely that home […]


Real Estate Market Correcting in Edmonton in January

Single family home sales were a little sluggish in Edmonton in January, ok maybe a lot sluggish… 308 single family homes sold in Edmonton in January, down 12% from last January and the lowest total since I’ve been keeping track (2005) and maybe longer. I don’t think many people will find this surprising, considering the […]


Chart Topping Inventory of Homes on the Market in December

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the Greater Edmonton Area real estate market today and gave some comments on the year as a whole: “2015 was a steady year for real estate in Edmonton. Edmonton and the surrounding areas experienced a decline in sales due to economic uncertainty, but we saw […]


Home Buyers Get More Home for Their Buck in Edmonton in December

As we’ve seen all year, the real estate market in Edmonton in December was pretty average, albeit well below 2014 levels. 379 single family homes were reported sold in Edmonton, down 14% from a year previous and right around the same level we saw in 2010, ’11 & ’12. Condo sales were significantly down in […]


Update: New Edmonton MLS® Listing Search Site is Here!

Our Edmonton area MLS® Listing Search web site just got a major upgrade. Along with a completely new look and feel, visitors to the site will experience the most powerful MLS® listing search available in the Edmonton area. The new search bar, which appears on almost every page, offers many more detailed search options than were […]


Lots of Listings to Choose from in the Edmonton Area in November

The inventory of homes for sale at the end of November was up almost 55% in the Greater Edmonton area. Interestingly, word on the street is that there’s not a lot to choose from, so either there’s a lot of over priced, undesirable properties on the market, or those people considering buying are hesitant or […]


Single Family Homes Sales Still Strong in Edmonton in November

Those looking to buy a home in Edmonton still have lots to choose from compared to last year, even as the inventory continues its seasonal decline. With mortgage rates on the rise, those that still haven’t found what they’re looking for might be inclined to lower their expectations, but most will likely continue to wait. […]


Real Estate Prices Up 1.7% in Greater Edmonton Area in October

Interesting times here in Edmonton. While the average price of residential homes sold in Calgary in October dropped 6% from last year, our average price actually increased 1.7%. As we noted in our preliminary report on Sunday, the average residential price was affected by strong luxury sales which made up a larger portion of overall […]


Luxury Sales Boost Real Estate Prices in Edmonton in October

And the Edmonton real estate market surprises me once again… single family home sales are well down from last year, as we’ve seen all year, while the average price rebounded in October well above last year’s levels. While single family home sales were down the number of luxury sales were unchanged year over year. This […]