September 2018

3 Renovation Tips for the Best ROI

Posted on Sep 28, 2018

1. Keep updates in line with the style of the neighbourhood
Expensive upgrades may not pay off if they’re not the norm of the neighbourhood. If you plan to sell soon, choose materials and appliances that are on par with the style of the average home in your area. 

2. Don’t over-improve the room; you’re unlikely to get a return on your investment.

Read More

Things to Consider Before You Start Your Kitchen Reno

Posted on Sep 19, 2018

Here are a few things to consider before you undertake that kitchen renovation you've been contemplating:

Why are you remodeling?

Are you planning to sell soon, or do you simply want to improve the style and function of your kitchen? The answer to this question will help you decide the scope of your project and your overall budget.

How long do you pla...

Read More

Make Your Small Kitchen Appear More Spacious

Posted on Sep 13, 2018

The following can help make your small kitchen appear more spacious:

Choose light colours to give the illusion of openness
Install open shelving to keep your dishes within easy reach and display them with style.

Incorporate patterns
Choose a bold pattern for the floor, countertops or wall to create visual interest in the room.

Diversify your lighting

Read More

Get More ROI from Your Kitchen Reno

Posted on Sep 09, 2018

In addition to being one of the most popular renovations homeowners complete, the kitchen often nets the highest return on your investment (ROI) relative to other areas in your home. While many homeowners give the kitchen a minor update to keep it modern, others choose a full remodel to improve the style and function of the space, enjoy it more and...

Read More

The Gist: September 2018

Posted on Sep 05, 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 2.83% to $424,471.
The avera...

Read More