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

Common Pests Affecting Edmonton Homeowners
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Situated on the North Saskatchewan river, Edmonton, AB, attracts many pests. Mosquitoes are especially prevalent in the area, drawn to humidity and standing water. Another major problem for residents, ants frequently invade homes in the area. Lured into buildings by spilled grease, sweets, meats,...
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Advantages of a New Concrete Driveway
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If your driveway is cracked, sinking in areas and generally looking worse-for-wear, it might be time for a new concrete driveway. Not only will a new driveway improve curb appeal, it will also boost resale value, make shoveling snow easier and give you extra space to park your vehicles. Photo Cre...
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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, April 21/17
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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: 511 (650, 628, 503) # Sales: 263 (313, 243, 231) Ratio: 51% (48%, 39%, 46%) # Price Changes: 288 (306, 361, 329) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 165 (147, 297, 132) ...
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How to Build a Fence
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Building a fence around your property has many benefits. A solid fence is both decorative and practical as it adds attractiveness, security and privacy to your yard. A fence will provide your family with a safe and secluded outdoor living space for your entertaining, relaxing, gardening and for y...
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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, April 14/17
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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: 650 (628, 503, 565) # Sales: 313 (243, 231, 276) Ratio: 48% (39%, 46%, 49%) # Price Changes: 306 (361, 329, 326) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 147 (297, 132, 126) ...
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Crucial Steps To Take Before Any Home Renovation
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Planning a renovation project in your home can be especially challenging if you’re living there while the work is being done. Add a couple kids and pets to the mix and you’ve got yourself a very chaotic household. Whether you’re doing the work yourself or hiring a contractor, on...
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Edmonton Weekly Market Update, April 7/17
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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: 628 (503, 565, 535) # Sales: 243 (231, 276, 264) Ratio: 39% (46%, 49%, 49%) # Price Changes: 361 (329, 326, 262) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 297 (132, 126, 142) ...
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Real Estate Sales up Slightly in Edmonton in March
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Our preliminary report shows that much like February, Edmonton real estate sales were slightly improved in March, compared to last year. 740 single family homes sold in March, up 1.2% from last year. We will update this post with the Greater Edmonton Area stats when the report is released by the ...
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Weekly Real Estate Market Update, March 31/17
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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: 503 (565, 535, 570) # Sales: 231 (276, 264, 255) Ratio: 46% (49%, 49%, 45%) # Price Changes: 329 (326, 262, 258) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 132 (126, 142, 163) ...
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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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