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Real Property Reports vs Title Insurance?

Anyone buying or selling a home should understand the role an "RPR" can play in the transaction. Many times one may need to know how "Title Insurance" differs. To clearly understand the implications of  the “RPR's details / Title Insurance” one must consider the individual property, details of the transaction, details of the ...

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December Market Results – Buying time?

here are the latest stats for Edmonton - December continued in Buyer's Market Territory... Many experts suggest 2020 will see improvement. If you are thinking about buying and want to know more to ensure you make the right choices for YOU; Give us a call any time! 7804997720 :) 2019-12_Edmonton_Statistics ...

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3 – 5 Year Reviews as of December – Market Activity Summary

People always ask: "What's going on in the Markets? Is now the time to Buy/Sell?" Want a fast comprehensive summary? Put the Real Estate Market In Perspective with Easy Visuals: A 3 year Month by Month Historical for Edmonton and Area (AKA: "CMA") Edm and CMA 3 year Graphs 2017-2019:  A 5 ...

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Thinking of Moving? Two Things You Need to Know

If you’re thinking of making a move within the next few months, there are two important things you need to know. The first is the market value of your current property. That’s the amount your home will likely sell for in today’s market. When you know its market value, you’ll have ...

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Hiring the Right Moving Company

How do you select the best moving company for your needs? Ask for recommendations. Beware of fly-by-night operations. They may seem like a bargain, but you get what you pay for. Request a written estimate and contract. (Beware of movers that just give you a price over the phone.) Confirm they are covered by ...

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November Market Results: Condo Values Up! Buyer’s Market “Better” Y/Y

November's results were a mixed bag with a generally positive/neutral feel. Of Note: Condo Values up 3-7+% (CMA vs Edmonton Only) year over year; We have 12% less new listings and a slight overall increase in values Y/Y for the greater Edmonton Metropolitan Area (lead by condo's). Days On Market are up ...

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Making a Good “Second” Impression

You’ve heard the term “curb appeal”. It refers to the first impression a buyer gets when he or she first arrives at your home and looks at it from the outside. That first impression is critical. But there is a “second” impression that is also very important. That’s the impression buyers ...

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How Do You Determine What You Need to Do?

Say you’re a homeowner wanting to sell your two-level, detached home. You sit down and make a list of things that need to get done to make your property as attractive as possible to buyers. You consider the backyard. “Hmm,” you think. “Doesn’t our deck need a new finish and our ...

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What To Do When Closing Dates Don’t Match

If you want to sell your current property and purchase your next dream home, you might be concerned that the closing dates need to be on the same day. You might be worried about losing a property if the closing dates overlap, or being put out on the street if the ...

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October Market Results 2019

The Latest Results show slight movement towards a balanced market with more sales and less listings! Values, total inventory and # of new listings down, condo's Values Up: With total sales up and both new listings and inventory down year over year, the market remains relatively flat vs last month, showing some improvement for sellers year over year and ...

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