How to Make a Strong Bid When Shopping for a Home

You’ve seen a house that meets your needs: it’s the right size, the right location, and it’s in good condition. You want to make a bid on the house so you can “win” it. After all, if you love it, chances are someone else loves and wants to own it, too. To make a strong […]

Factors to Contemplate When Choosing a City to Live In

Researching different cities to live in is one of the most exciting, yet stressful endeavors of the home buying process.  For some individuals and families, the decision of which city to live in is an easy one.  Perhaps they are from and have family in a certain city, or they simply need to live in […]

Which Home Renovations are the Best Investments?

When done correctly, home renovations can provide homeowners with both short and long-term benefits. In the short term, homeowners will be able to enjoy the upgrades in their residence on a daily basis.  For example, if you choose to revamp your kitchen, you will surely enjoy the extra space when cooking.  Or you will enjoy […]

Tips For Staging Your Home

One of the most important aspects of selling your home is staging your residence to make a favorable first impression on prospective buyers.  As the old adage goes, “a first impression leaves a lasting impression,” making it somewhat necessary for homeowners to adequately arrange their home for buyers. Leave plenty of space – When it […]

The Importance of an Experienced Real Estate Agent to a Homebuyer

The process of buying or selling home can often feel like arduous task, especially if it is your first time through.  A great deal of research must be must done, and prospective buyers or sellers must calculate what their price point or price limit should be before jumping into a transaction they may later regret. […]

Edmonton’s continued growth a double-edged sword for first-time home buyers

There’s no question Edmonton has been one of the strongest markets in North American and it will continue to grow as long as long as there’s oil and manufacturing job available. But as Edmonton’s economy and housing market is expected to continue to grow in 2013, what will this mean for first time home buyers […]