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The Gist: May 2018

(May 03, 2018)

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was down 3.37% to $429,116.
The average condominium price was up 5.63% to $247,405.
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6 Money and Time-saving Tips for Creating a Lush Landscape

(April 23, 2018)

Design it right
Survey your property and make notes regarding the land’s topography, existing vegetation, soil type, rainfall, wind patterns, lighting, and areas where water collects.

Amend your soil
Plants thrive in healthy, loamy soil. Amend your soil with compost to help clay soils improve absorption and sandy soils hold water.

Group plants together based on their soil, sun and water requirements
Fo... read more.

How to Boost Curb Appeal

(April 09, 2018)

If you’re thinking of selling this year, I would be happy to help you decide which of these projects would net the best value. Even if you’re not planning to sell any time soon, updating and maintaining your home regularly shows you take pride in owning it.


Wash the exterior
Over the years, dirt, grime and cobwebs can collect on your home’s exterior. A pressure washer can remove this buildup and giv... read more.

The Gist: April 2018

(April 04, 2018)

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was up 0.43% to $444,091.
The average condominium price was down 1.1% to $234,212.
The a... read more.

Good Financial Habits to Cultivate Now

(March 29, 2018)

Check your credit report

You’re entitled to a free credit report from both credit agencies — Equifax Canada and TransUnion Canada — if you request it by mail. Be sure to save both reports and review thoroughly. If you notice any inaccurate information, report it immediately to the credit agency.

Set up automatic payments
If you have trouble remembering when bills are due, set up automatic payments. O... read more.