Make Unpacking a Breeze

(June 29, 2017)

Although many people don’t find unpacking nearly as stressful as packing, it can be tedious. Make the process less of a chore by following these tips before you move.

1. Clean before you move in
While the previous owners may have cleaned when they left, give your new home a thorough cleaning to ensure it is move-in ready for you. Also, take the time to stock the bathrooms with toilet paper and put s... read more.

How to Move with Children and Pets

(June 19, 2017)

Moving with children and pets can be stressful. Since they thrive on routine, breaking it will often cause them to act out, especially when they’re younger. Make it easier with the following tips:

1. Start preparing ahead of time
For children, have a question-and-answer conversation about where you’re moving and why. While older children will understand right away, younger ones may not. For toddlers... read more.

Make Moving Easier

(June 08, 2017)

Spring and summer are busy times in the real estate market. Although many people look forward to having a fresh start in a new place, they may be anxious about the moving process itself.

Here are a few tips to help make it easier.

1. Lighten up
Whether you’re hiring movers or renting a truck and getting help with the heavy lifting, it pays to lighten the load of stuff you plan to move. Now is the tim... read more.

The Gist: May 2017

(June 03, 2017)

“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 0.33% to $440,907.
The average condominium price was down 2.69% to $250,818.
The... read more.