January 2016

A Question of Etiquette

Posted on Jan 11, 2016

Viewing prospective properties can be a minefield of unwritten rules. Answered here are buyers’ most frequently asked questions about open house and private showing etiquette.

Can I bring my kid(s)?
Of course! But should you? Unless you’re serious about a property, consider leaving them behind. You’ll get more out of the viewing since you won’t be di...

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The Gist: December 2015

Posted on Jan 05, 2016

“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 1.8% to $424,629.
The averag...

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Pantry Perfection

Posted on Jan 02, 2016

Your pantry, your cupboards – whatever you call that part of your kitchen where you keep your food — it’s a fixture of your daily domestic life. Make it work better for you by getting it organized – and keeping it that way.

First, let’s get you motivated by looking at how an organized pantry pays off. You’ll save money by reducing food waste and mor...

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