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How to Compare Moving Companies

It’s so vital to choose the right resources for an event as big as moving to your new home. All of us cringe just at the thought of moving our entire life within the time frame of a couple of hours. Although it is not going to take all the stresses out of your actual move, hiring […]

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Interior Design That Helps You Sell Faster

While some people abide by the ’empty canvas’ strategy for showing and selling homes, where rooms are left without furniture and walls remain neutral colors, others are following the lead of hit interior design and real estate TV shows and employing interior design concepts to help attract potential buyers. Why you should care about interior design Critics of interior design argue […]

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Greater Edmonton Real Estate Prices Remain High Despite Sluggish Sales

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released their monthly report on the greater Edmonton real estate market this week with some unexpected results. The overall average residential price continued to rise to a new record high in July, while sales decreased, and inventory increased on a year over year basis. Here’s our snapshot on the market […]

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Real Estate Prices Hang Tight in Edmonton in July Amidst Lower Sales

We continue to see buyers getting more house for their buck in Edmonton in July, along with slower sales and higher inventory than last year. It’s starting to look a bit like 2009, when the first half of the year was pretty normal in terms of sales, and the second half slowed down quite bit. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]