July 2017

Improvements That May Not Add Value When You Sell

Posted on Jul 23, 2017

While many home improvements add value and entice buyers, the following updates may not pay off when you sell. However, if you want to make these updates, do it because you want to, not in hopes of selling your home for more money.*

1. Swimming pool
While it’s refreshing to take a dip in the pool during the summer, many homebuyers may see a pool as a...

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4 Features That May Sell Your Home Faster

Posted on Jul 19, 2017

If you’re thinking of listing and you want to update your home, consider these improvements.(1)

1. Hardwood floors
Wood floors are the most popular request from potential buyers because of their clean, versatile and timeless appeal. There are many hardwood and engineered hardwood options to fit any budget.
Cost to install: Hardwood and engineered wood...

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How To Repair Your Credit

Posted on Jul 13, 2017

Do you feel your credit stands in the way of getting approved for financing for a home or a new car? Having bad credit can do more than prevent you from getting approved for a loan; you may also have to pay more for insurance and provide a security deposit on utilities if you move. Financial challenges can occur to anyone, any time. The good news i...

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The Gist: June 2017

Posted on Jul 06, 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 2.91% to $453,735.
The average...

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