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Understanding your Property Tax Assessment

Understanding your Property Tax Assessment

By Kathy Schmidt “What matters most is the value of your home relative to other property values” – Cate Watt, City of Edmonton assessment and taxation branch manager   Fun fact…I used to work for the City of Burnaby where I worked as the Budget Manager.  It was a great opportunity to gain a behind-the-scenes understanding […]

The Stories behind the Stats: Jan 2020

The Stories behind the Stats: Jan 2020

So how did 2019 end up? Despite the economic challenges Alberta faced in 2019, the number of homes sold has remained surprisingly steady. In fact, the total number of residential properties sold in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) and the City of Edmonton is actually higher than the previous year… not by a lot, […]

4 Ways you can Set the Stage for Success

4 Ways you can Set the Stage for Success

When you house hits the market… it’s SHOWTIME! Will you be ready? Getting your home ready for the market – really ready – is a big deal! Unless you’re marketing it as a “fixer upper/handyman special” there’s no point in having your agent spread the word about your property if it doesn’t show well.  While […]

The Stories behind the Stats: Dec 2019

The Stories behind the Stats: Dec 2019

We’re often asked…What price range is the busiest? Every seller hopes that their home falls into the sweet spot of the market, but the truth is that there have been the same proportion of sales in every price range in the last 5 years.  While the total number of homes sold may be less (15,714 […]

Neighborhood Profile – Oliver

Neighborhood Profile – Oliver

Oliver is an stablished neighbourhood west of downtown Edmonton and is located south of the CN rail line and extends all the way to the river valley. From east to west its limits are 111 avenue and 124 street with a notch cut out using stony plain road and 121 street as boundaries. A very […]

The Stories Behind the Stats: November 2019

The Stories Behind the Stats: November 2019

Where does today’s market fit in the “big picture”? In the midst of a market that’s been a bit more challenging than most sellers would like, it can be helpful to pull back and get some perspective. The Housing Price Index (HPI) indicates the benchmark price over time for a “typical” home in an area.  […]

3 things that might surprise you about being a REALTOR®

3 things that might surprise you about being a REALTOR®

Being a REALTOR® is not what most people think … there’s so much more to it than meets the eye! Here are 3 things you may not know about the life of a REALTOR®: 1. It’s not about selling anything. The truth is, you can’t sell someone something they don’t want or need.  Well, maybe […]

The Stories Behind the Stats: October 2019

The Stories Behind the Stats: October 2019

Where is the Edmonton real estate market headed?   While we can’t say for sure, there are some indicators that give us a good idea of what the future might hold… the near future anyway! There are a lot of outside factors to consider, from our new provincial government and the upcoming federal election to […]

You’re waiting to sell in the spring…but should you?

You’re waiting to sell in the spring…but should you?

I think we’ll wait to sell in the spring…  This is a comment I often hear when meeting with clients in the fall.  It’s understandable. Everyone knows that spring is the busiest time of the year for real estate. But, is the busy market always the best market? There are a lot of reasons to […]

Condos vs. Attached Housing…What’s the Difference?

Condos vs. Attached Housing…What’s the Difference?

By Kathy Schmidt One of the things that’s really fun about being a REALTOR® is solving riddles and puzzles!  A frequent one is the puzzle of finding the right house for a family with multiple (and what may seem to be conflicting) needs.  Or the puzzle of finding just the right wording to attract the […]