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September 2016

Found 17 blog entries for September 2016.

Edmonton Air Quality Health Index September 30 2016 

Lucky for us, the air quality in the beautiful city of Edmonton is good. Just today, September 30, the Air Quality Health Index is at an average of 2, which is in the low risk category.

 We at Team Leading Edge are a bunch of health conscious Realtors, so even if the index shows low risk, we know that pollutants are still present.

Sure, you can’t control the environment outside of your home, but inside, you’re in charge. So today, we picked our top 5 choices of plants that could detoxify the air inside of your Edmonton home.

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1. Aloe Vera Plant: cleanse the air of Benzene & Formaldahyde.

According to The National Center for Biotechnology Information, Benzene “is an aromatic compound with a single six-member unsaturated carbon ring.

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EDMONTON HOME MAINTENANCE 2016

 There’s a saying that goes like this; “you take care of things now, you’ll reap the rewards tomorrow” …or something to that effect.

Well, that’s the idea behind our topic today. We’re featuring our beloved business partner / Licensed Home Inspector, Dave Watson, and his tip on how to make your lawn healthy and beautiful come springtime.

“A little extra time in the fall with lawn maintenance will reap benefits in the Spring with a thicker, healthier lawn."

In order to make your lawn bounce back quicker in Spring, you will need to supply it with its much needed water, nutrients and aeration during the fall season.

If you didn’t know, “aeration” prevents the suffocation of roots. It decreases compaction, avoids runoff and permits the

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It's time that you finally make that much needed upgrade in your lifestyle. 

Own this 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom home in 1851 Lemieux Close Close, Leger for $699,000.

A few features to look forward to....

The main floor offers a spacious kitchen, eating bar, gleaming hardwood, soft carpeting & central air.

1851 Lemieux Close Close Edmonton Home For Sale

You can find complete details here: Edmonton home for sale @ 1851 Lemieux Close Close, Edmonton, AB – $699,000

For more from Team Leading Edge, follow the team on Twitter at @teamleadingedge. Make sure to subscribe to Team Leading Edge to get newsletters on the Edmonton Real Estate market.

Note: Remember, you can access all our available Homes For Sale in Edmonton through our Edmonton MLS Listings page.

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Courtesy of Team Leading Edge's Managing Partner Joe Tolvay, this 2 beds & 3 baths home is the perfect property if you're planning to move in the beautiful neighborhood of The Hamptons.

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THE HAMPTONS EDMONTON HOMES FOR SALE MLS LISTINGS

Check out the complete details here:  Edmonton Home For Sale @ # 86 5604 199 Street, Edmonton, AB – $285,000

Here's an awesome video of your future home that you have to see! 

For more from Team Leading Edge, follow the team on Twitter at @teamleadingedge. Make sure to subscribe to Team Leading Edge to get newsletters on the Edmonton Real Estate market.

Note: Remember, you can access all our available Homes For Sale in Edmonton through our Edmonton MLS Listings page.

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You love your house, you lived in it for 10 years, now you’re moving on and upgrading to a better house.

That’s just wonderful! We hope more Edmontonians get to experience it.

This Wednesday, we at Team Leading Edge listed down 5 main items that you should put your attention on and make sure to have all of it fixed before listing your property on Edmonton MLS. Have these repaired and you'll dramatically improve the value of the property.

You may just think of this as a simple "point of reference". This will not replace or substitute the advice given by the Realtor or home inspector that have personally examined your property, okay? 

Let's begin!

1. COSMETIC: This is a low-cost repair that mainly concerns the condition (& color) of

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Did you know that stalling your home buying decision can have a negative impact on your finances?

Today, Team Leading Edge made the infographic below to give you an idea of how you're losing money.

But before that, take a look at this chart. According to tradaingeconomics.com: 

Consumer prices in Canada increased 1.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2016, slowing from a 1.5 percent rise in the previous two months and in line with market expectations. It is the lowest figure in four months as gasoline prices fell while food inflation accelerated. Inflation Rate in Canada averaged 3.17 percent from 1915 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 21.60 percent in June of 1920 and a record low of -17.80 percent in June of 1921. Inflation Rate in

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Edmonton Home Buyers

With 2 successful Edmonton First Time Home Buyer Workshop this week, Team Leading Edge once again helped empower future Edmonton homeowners.

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It's our way of giving back to the community.

Armed with important knowledge shared by the city's top real estate experts, the lucky Edmontonians that attended the workshop can now make informed decisions that will best impact their future home and lifestyle.

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Serge Bourgoin, together with the rest of the team worked hard to pull this off.

For more from Team Leading Edge, follow the team on Twitter at @teamleadingedge. Make sure to subscribe to Team Leading Edge to get newsletters on the Edmonton Real Estate market.

Note: Remember, you can access all our available Homes For Sale in Edmonton

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NO SURPRISE HERE!

THE WORKSHOP OF OUR SISTER SITE LAST SEPTEMBER 15 WAS A SUCCESS!

Lots of great insights and amazing tips were shared by Edmonton's top real estate experts!

Mark Edward Haupt from CIBC gave a presentation on mortgages while Team Leading Edge's managing partner Joe Tolvay also gave an incredible presentation on the Consumer's Relationship Guide and Buyer Brokerage agreement.

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EDMONTON FIRST TIME HOME BUYER WORKSHOP

If you missed this great event, all is not lost! There's going to be a 2nd workshop (Yes! That's right!) on September 17, Saturday, at 304 Windermere Road Edmonton AB T6W 2Z8 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Time for you to reserve a seat! Register here: First Time Edmonton Home Buyers Workshop

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COME AND JOIN THE FUN! 

There's going to be lots of great insights into the home buying process, as discussed by Edmonton's real estate experts.

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If you haven't registered yet, you still have time! 

Register here: Edmonton First Time Home Buyers Registration

For more from Team Leading Edge, follow the team on Twitter at @teamleadingedge. Make sure to subscribe to Team Leading Edge to get newsletters on the Edmonton Real Estate market.

Note: Remember, you can access all our available Homes For Sale in Edmonton through our Edmonton MLS Listings page.

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Hey! Congratulations! Since you’re reading this, we’re 60% sure that you have or are about to purchase your first Edmonton property! That’s awesome!

Yeah, we know it’s exciting and scary at the same time. Lots of stuff can happen and there’s so many things that you need to know. You should not worry too much, though. That’s simply part of the game! Relax and savor the moment!

This Tuesday, we at Team Leading Edge decided to create a list of items or activities that you can include in your starter kit.

NEW LOCKS AND SECURITY SYSTEM

If you bought a property from the secondary market, your first activity after you move-in should be installing new locks and security features. Safety is top priority. Just think of it this way, there could be dozens

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