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The Gist: July 2018

(July 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 up 0.19% to $443,210.
The average condominium price was down 1.42% to $238,141.
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Organization Tips For Each Room of the House

(June 25, 2018)

Kitchen

The kitchen is the hub of the home, and it tends to collect the most clutter from other parts of the house. Start clearing one area of the kitchen at a time, beginning with storage spaces, including the pantry, cupboards, and drawers.
  • In the pantry: Throw away stale or expired items and donate canned goods that you know will go uneaten but are still edible.
  • In the cupboards: Remove chipped di... read more.

Declutter Your Living Spaces

(June 12, 2018)

The average person will spend a total of 3,680 hours, or 153 days of their life, searching for misplaced items.* Typically, the only time many of us think about decluttering our homes or spaces is when we’re getting ready to move. Whether you’re moving or just want to save time and space, this easy five-bin approach is a great way to start simplifying your living environment.


The 5-bin Approach

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The Gist: June 2018

(June 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 up 3.08% to $442,348.
The average condominium price was down 2.36% to $241,571.
The... read more.

Hire the Right Contractor or Service Pro ( 2 0f 2)

(May 25, 2018)

Sort out the details before work begins:


1. Payment
If your project is large, you may pay 10 percent upon signing the contract, followed by three milestone payments of 25 percent over the duration of the project. The final 15 percent is often due upon completion of the project. Use the milestone payments as a time to review the project’s status and ensure your expectations and the contract standards... read more.