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May 2015

Found 32 blog entries for May 2015.

Here's 10 great ways to increase the value of your Edmonton home courtesy of REALTOR® Magazine. Cheap, easy and fast! We recommend you follow these to help have your Edmonton home sold fast and for more money. Now, who wouldn't like that?

Homes For Sale Edmonton

 Check out high valued Edmonton homes for sale on the market through our Edmonton MLS Listings.

Homes For Sale in Edmonton

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This infographic originally appeared on REALTOR® Magazine.

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Homes For Sale Edmonton

Canada Mortgage and Housing Agency recently published an article entitled “CMHC warns of housing slowdown”. We’ve already received and published reports early this year that, ultimately, the boom in the housing sector will lose a bit of traction due to uncertain economic factors, such as the oil crises.. This report might just be the confirmation that Canada or Edmonton for that matter, would have a smooth landing after a very exciting flight of home prices.

On our end, Edmonton home prices still look very attractive. For a list of Homes For Sale in Edmonton, visit out Edmonton MLS Listings page.

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After years of tolerating sky-high house prices, Canadian buyers are set to start flocking to more affordable homes

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Homes For Sale Edmonton

Thinking of adding more value to your home or you just want it to simply look awesomely good? We got the good stuff for you! Team Leading Edge gathered the 5 simple tips and tricks to help you execute your home reno perfectly.

Note: For a list of Homes For Sale in Edmonton, visit our Edmonton MLS Listings page.

THINK AHEAD OF TIME

Knowing what you want and deciding what you need to do a head of time will help you avoid those excruciating delays-time is gold my friend!

Having planned ahead would also help your bottom line. You’ll know what the cost would be and can make those necessary adjustments in your cash flow as to not impact your other expenses, in other words, budget!

INFORMATION IS POWER

Home renovation does have the

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Edmonton Real Estate

Our trusted Mortgage Specialist from TD Trust, Bob Rees sent us this press release. This definitely is a good news for the Edmonton real estate market and for home buyers in general.

 The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 3/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/2 per cent.

Inflation in Canada continues to track the path outlined in the Bank’s April Monetary Policy Report (MPR). Total CPI inflation is near the bottom of the Bank's 1 to 3 per cent inflation control range, largely due to the transitory effects of sharply lower energy prices. Core inflation remains above 2 per cent, boosted by the pass-through effects of past depreciation of the

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Edmonton Homes For Sale

Nobody wants to lose money! Yes! So today, we at Team Leading Edge decided to discuss the financial errors that first-time Edmonton home buyers make. It’s painful to hear whenever somebody talks about how they lost all their savings because of their home purchase or that they have defaulted on their mortgage.

Below is a short, concise list of things that you should avoid in order not to fall on this money traps.

Note: For a complete list of Edmonton homes for sale, visit our Edmonton MLS Listings.

MAXING OUT THE MORTGAGE. This is at the top of the list because this is the most common of financial errors first-time homebuyers make. Banks and mortgage companies will offer more money that you should take. You will run the risk of being tied to a

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For a complete list of Edmonton Homes For Sale, check out our Edmonton MLS Listings.

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Edmonton Real Estate Divorce

Real Estate + Divorce, one of the more toxic part of the business. In an article entitled "Real estate and Divorce" by Marty Douglas of www.remonline.com,  he talks about this interesting topic in detail.

If you're an Edmonton homeowner that's going through this painful process, this is a good piece to learn so that it could better give you a glimpse of what you'll have to do, and if you're an Edmonton Realtor, this could very well be a helpful resource if and when you get yourself in this kind of business situation.


In 1987 I was fortunate enough to attend the FIABCI World Conference in Copenhagen.  Just in case your real estate acronyms are out-of-date like your FINTRAC manual, FIABCI stands for six words in French I can never remember but

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Edmonton real estate market

 

  April 26 - May 1 May 2 - 8 May 16 - 22
New Listings 289 366 302
Average List Price 512,934 494,607 493619
Average Sale Price 438003 438432 455893
Average Sale Price/Sq Ft 284.79 289.59 287.09
Average Days on Market 42 39 36
Total Sales 234 200 206

*Note May 9 - 15, missing on record.

 

Edmonton Real Estate Market Update

New Listings for the third week of May was down to 302, that's -17.49% fall from the previous two weeks. Average List Price also went south this week, falling to $493,619 compared to its previous high of $512,934 last April 26-May 1 real estate market update.

Average Sale Price of Edmonton homes rose 3.98% to $455, 893. This puts

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