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Why Bargain Hunting Is a Bad Idea

It seems like every month there is a new website offering deals on everything you can think of. In fact, the “coupon industry” is booming. This trend has conditioned people, more than ever before, to look for bargains and become determined to pay well below the market price for merchandise. There’s ...

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Where To Put It All

As you’re probably aware, one of the key steps to preparing your home for sale is to get rid of as much clutter as possible. You want to make every room look spacious and comfortable. But what do you do with the pictures, boxes, clothing, tools, furniture and other stuff you ...

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OCTOBER 2020 Edmonton and CMA Market Results

Check out the latest results! Continued strong market thru October. Want an easy comprehensive understanding of the trends now & over the past 3 years? The line graphs below put it all in perspective (and link to the full 5 year stats package) 2020-10_Edmonton_Statistics EDMOstats-November-2020   ...

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How to Decorate a Room on a Shoestring

It would be ideal if you could hire an interior designer and completely remodel your living room. But, let’s face it, that could be very expensive. That doesn’t mean you can’t make your current room look a lot better. Here are some simple, low-cost decorating tips that will accomplish just that. Put ...

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Enhance Your Foyer Appeal

You’ve probably heard the term “curb appeal”. It refers to how your property looks when a potential buyer first sees it from the curb. Curb appeal plays an important role in the first impression a buyer gets of your home. There is another type of appeal you should also be concerned ...

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September Market Results – This Edmonton and Area Real Estate Update May Surprise You!

September Results are in and we see increased values in Edmonton with residential up over all 6.95%  year over year lead by Condo's, then Single Family units. Sales are up over 30% and homes are selling faster year over year If you'd like to know more about how this effects your own interests ...

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Getting a Taste of The Market

While you may not be seriously considering selling your home or looking for a new one, you might still be interested in what’s going on in the marketplace. After all, it’s nice to see “what’s out there” and find out more about some of the homes that are currently listed ...

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Go Beyond Property Needs and Wants

When you shop for a new home, you’ll probably start by thinking about what you need in your next property. Your list might include a spacious kitchen; three bedrooms; and, a mature tree in the backyard. Those are property features and, of course, they’re important. But finding your next dream home ...

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August 2020 Edmonton Real Estate Results are in! Sellers Market Continues

The latest results are in: More sales, lower days on market, less total and new listings, values flat/down  year over year. The seller's market continues for a 3rd consecutive month after years of "buyer's" markets. See the full reports here: Infographic_MonthlyStatsBoard_August_2020-PORTRAIT and here: ...

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The Vocabulary of Selling a Home

As in any industry, there are terms and buzzwords that are unique to residential real estate. When you put your home on the market, you should know what those terms mean. Here are definitions for the most common ones: Fair market value: This is an estimate of how much a specific ...

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