The Edmonton Real Estate Blog

The Edmonton Real Estate Blog is written by Sheldon Johnston and Sara MacLennan of Coldwell Banker Johnston real estate; both are licensed real estate associates in the Province of Alberta.

Recent Blog Posts

Weekly Market Update, March 24/17
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Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 565 (535, 570, 577) # Sales: 276 (264, 255, 227) Ratio: 49% (49%, 45%, 39%) # Price Changes: 326 (262, 258, 275) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 126 (142, 163, 322) ...
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Why You Should Build a Deck
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Building a deck will enhance your outdoor living space by giving you a place to relax, dine, entertain and spend time as a family. Building a deck will increase your own personal enjoyment of your yard and will also enhance the value of your home. Photo credit: Alberta Vinyl Decking & Railing...
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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, Mar. 17/17
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Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 535 (570, 577, 516) # Sales: 264 (255, 227, 224) Ratio: 49% (45%, 39%, 43%) # Price Changes: 262 (258, 275, 219) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 142 (163, 322, 124) ...
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Organizing the Garage in Zones
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Most of the time, few of us actually know where to put and where we have put things in the garage. This makes it even harder to find things after the organizing is done. Implementing specific zones in the garage can make finding your items and tools easier. Here are few ideas and simple steps [&#...
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Weekly Market Update, March 10/17
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Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 570 (577, 516, 424) # Sales: 255 (227, 224, 235) Ratio: 45% (39%, 43%, 55%) # Price Changes: 258 (275, 219, 248) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 163 (322, 124, 140) ...
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Live in Luxury & Convenience with Home Automation
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Home automation allows you to control systems in your home with a touch of a button. Where the first home automation systems were controlled only by a central panel, the latest in automation and mobile technology now allows homeowners to control their system from anywhere using a smartphone, tabl...
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Weekly Market Update, March 3/17
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Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 577 (516, 424, 475) # Sales: 227 (224, 235, 200) Ratio: 39% (43%, 55%, 42%) # Price Changes: 275 (219, 248, 198) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 322 (124, 140, 136) ...
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Real Estate Sales on the Rise in Edmonton in February
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Things are looking a lot better than last year in a few real estate categories in Edmonton this month, according to my preliminary look at the stats. Sales were up over last year, and sales tend to be a leading indicator for prices – when sales go down, prices inevitably follow and when sal...
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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, Feb. 24/17
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Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 424 (475, 440, 431) # Sales: 235 (200, 198, 159) Ratio: 55% (42%, 45%, 37%) # Price Changes: 248 (198, 240, 260) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 140 (136, 322, 136) ...
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Improve Your Landscape – Increase Your Property Value
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It’s all about curb appeal. Making that first good impression on potential home buyers starts with how your home looks like from the street. A well-designed landscape, green lawn, beautiful trees and maintained walkways will make it more aesthetically pleasing and could boost your resale value. I...
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