Edmonton Housing Market Outlook 2021

Posted on Dec 02, 2020

Edmonton housing market to remain balanced in 2021, prices to increase 2%

Edmonton real estate is likely to continue as a balanced market in 2021, with demand being segmented. Buyers are looking for single-family homes and yards, which includes duplex and row-style townhomes. The average sales price in Edmonton increased by 1% to $364,820 in 2020 (J...

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Which comes first? Buy or Sell?

Posted on Jan 17, 2020

Chicken or the egg. Buy first or sell first. 

This is a tricky question that comes up a lot when speaking with sellers. Before I get your hopes up that there is a one size fits all answer...there isn't. It really is unique to every client.

There are a few things to consider first. One being the current market conditions. Are you in a buyer, balanced o...

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Steps to making a legal secondary suite

Posted on Nov 11, 2019

Legal basement suite are quite popular nowadays. It can help you pay your mortgage, increase the value of your home and create a new revenue stream. There are many steps required to make sure your basement is deemed to be a legal secondary suite. I will outline some of them and provide some links that you can check out to help you understand the pr...

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Egress Code for Bedroom Windows

Posted on Feb 13, 2019

Are you wondering what the code is for a bedroom window? In order for a bedroom to be classified as a bedroom it must meet certain requirements. Many older homes may have windows that were code at the time, but if you are making changes to the home, adding a basement/secondary suit you need to ensure that the bedroom meets the current Alberta Build...

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Top Home Renovations for 2019

Posted on Jan 17, 2019

What do you think some of the best renovations you can do for your home this year? There are tonnes of different things you can do and it obviously varies from home to home. Most of these recommendations are for older homes that maybe are a bit dated to today's standards or just starting to show some wear.

1. Mechanical Features - sometimes the less...

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Fall Market: Tips to help Your Home SELL

Posted on Aug 28, 2018

So, you're thinking about listing your home this Fall. As you may know, in most areas in and around Edmonton it is a Buyer's market. What this means is that there is plenty of inventory (homes for sale) that are available to Buyer's. Thus giving them more to choose from and more negotiating power when writing offers. 

The goal as a Seller is of cours...

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