The 2018 RE/MAX Spring Market Report is in, and this is what they have to say about Edmonton:
 

Edmonton’s housing market continues to recover from the recession, and it’s starting to see positive signs.

Activity in Edmonton’s housing market was driven primarily by first-time buyers due to affordability and move-up buyers who were interested in flat sales prices. Prices are expected to remain consistent throughout the year with a healthy inventory of six-...

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You own your own place, but have no tools for basic repairs. Where does one begin? Well, Overview Property Inspection has given us an awesome list of the 15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own.

 

1. Plunger 


A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient household problems that you will face. With a plunger on hand, however, you can usually remedy these plumbing issues relatively quickly. It is best to have two plungers -- one for the sink and one for the toilet.

 

2. C...

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We recently attended a panel forum seminar put on by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. The panelists included experts from the Alberta government, fire department, police, safe housing and communities, insurance and several others.

 

We wanted to summarize the impacts on the real estate market in the greater Edmonton area for our many real estate clients including home owners, home buyers and real estate investors/landlords.

 

 

Levels of government and what they mandate:...

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It's been said, “Edmonton is ugly.”  Well, it’s not.

 

Under the backdrop of winter, spring, summer, and fall, these 10 YEG photographers set out to prove the detractors wrong.  Check out their works below and see for yourself the beauty that Edmonton and its people have to offer.

 

 

1.       Yeggers 

Pointing her camera to the city’s beautiful landscapes, Brittney launched her Yeggers Instagram page which...

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Hello everyone,

 

When preparing your home for sale, you need to focus on key areas to attract not only buyers, but the right buyers. Below are the main areas to declutter when selling.

  1. Closets: Many homeowners try to stuff their closets as full as they can. This is the wrong thing to do; closets should be open and spacious. To do this, make sure to clear the bottom of the closet and remove any unused hangers. Another great way to organize closets is to replace all hangers so they match.

  2. Kitchen...

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The RE/MAX 2018 average residential sale price expectation for Canada is an increase of 2.5 per cent as the desire for home ownership remains strong, particularly among Canadian millennials.

As oil prices continue to stabilize, both Calgary and Edmonton have experienced modest average residential sale price increases in 2017

 

First-Time Buyers:

The first-time buyer demographic are single millenials, young families and young couples with a typical purchase range from $300,000 - $400,000....

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The report sheds light on commercial real estate in just the greater Edmonton area. Click here to read the full report.

 

Edmonton saw a strong year-over-year increase in total dollar value of commercial property sales during the first half of 2017 as a result of the ongoing stabilization of the oil sector. Numerous large property sales during the first 2 quarters of 2017 contributes to a 39% increase in total sales value for commercial properties. The total value topped $1 billion at the mid-year...

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Halloween is right around the corner, and with that means Edmonton is booming with tons of events for all ages and interests of people!

 

We decided to throw together a fun list of popular events in the city ranging from family friendly to maybe not so ideal for young kids or the faint of heart. This list starts with most family friendly and ends with adult only events. Continue reading to see what Edmonton has in store for this spooky month!

 

Click on the events below to read more!...

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The Canadian Progress Club, in association with Rodeo Week, is hosting the annual Rodeo Kids Korral coming Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 11AM to 3PM. 

This will be a FREE admission event for all ages that will have wagon rides, live music, AdaptAbilities Kid Zone, the WHARF Puppy Ranch, Marshmallow Roasting Stations, Rodeo Queens and more!


Make sure to RSVP to the event on Facebook! Click Here

 

 
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 Interview by John Carter,  Broker/Owner at RE/MAX River  City in Edmonton, AB. Canada  with our two in house mortgage  professionals.

Learn about potential mortgage  rule changes that have been proposed by the government that could affect those putting over 20% down.

Questions? Contact below:

Dominion Lending Centers - Brokers For Life
Cheryl Wilkes Ph: 780-909-3659 cheryl@brokersforlife.ca
Stefan Cherwoniak Ph: 780-238-4786 stefan@brokersforlife.ca

Visit www.RiverCit...

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