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, Oct. 20/17
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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: 442 (399, 536, 465) # Sales: 254 (241, 246, 237) Ratio: 57% (60%, 46%, 51%) # Price Changes: 429 (382, 469, 478) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 256 (234, 624, 234) ...
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Weekly Market Update, Oct. 13/17
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New Listings: 399 (536, 465, 524) # Sales: 241 (246, 237, 274) Ratio: 60% (46%, 51%, 52%) # Price Changes: 382 (469, 478, 519) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 234 (624, 234, 305) Net loss/gain in listings this week: -76 (-334, -6, -55) Active single family home listings: 3602 (3617, 3746, 3735) Ac...
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Save Money with Cabinet Refinishing
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A kitchen renovation will increase your personal enjoyment of the space and increase your home’s resale value. Kitchen renovations offer one of the best returns on investment compared to other home renovations. In fact, you can expect to recoup over 80.2% of your renovation costs at resale, accor...
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Weekly Market Update, Oct. 6/17
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New Listings: 536 (465, 524, 573) # Sales: 246 (237, 274, 255) Ratio: 46% (51%, 52%, 45%) # Price Changes: 469 (478, 519, 512) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 624 (234, 305, 253) Net loss/gain in listings this week: -334 (-6, -55, 65) Active single family home listings: 3617 (3746, 3735, 3734) Act...
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Real Estate Prices Stable in Edmonton in September, Despite Lower Sales
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Our preliminary report on the real estate market in Edmonton in September shows single-family home sales were sluggish; 652 homes were reported sold, 11% less than less September. Condo sales were almost unchanged from last year; 280 condos were reported sold in September compared to 278 last yea...
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Weekly Market Update, Sep. 29/17
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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: 465 (524, 573, 552) # Sales: 237 (274, 255, 216) Ratio: 51% (52%, 45%, 39%) # Price Changes: 478 (519, 512, 466) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 234 (305, 253, 565) ...
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Home Improvement Shortcuts That Are Absolutely a Bad Idea
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We’re all looking for ways to save money these days and doing your own home improvement projects instead of hiring a contractor may help. Of course, taking shortcuts can absolutely be a bad idea if they turn your simple project into a complicated one or put you in a dangerous situation. While you...
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Weekly Market Update, September 22/17
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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: 524 (573, 552, 509) # Sales: 274 (255, 216, 261) Ratio: 52% (45%, 39%, 51%) # Price Changes: 519 (512, 466, 428) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 305 (253, 565, 550) ...
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How Eavestroughs Protect Your Home
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Making sure your eavestroughs are in good working order is critical to your home’s ability to ward off flooding and moisture damage. If they are not working properly, you could get water running down your walls and pooling around your home. This can eventually penetrate through the foundation or ...
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Weekly Market Update, September 15/17
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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: 552 (509, 500, 571) # Sales: 216 (261, 267, 252) Ratio: 39% (51%, 53%, 44%) # Price Changes: 466 (428, 510, 485) # Expired/Off Market Listings: 565 (550, 224, 272) ...
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