3 Tips to Improve Your Health and Wellness at Home
Have you ever wondered if your home is a healthy environment? Did you know that it’s possible that your home may be contributing negatively to your health and wellness? Lately, many of us are spending a lot more time in our homes and even for ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on July 31, 2020 in Edmonton Real Estate
Real Estate Supply And Demand
Just like any other good or service, the price of real estate is affected by the law of supply and demand. At its most basic level, when demand for homes is high and supply is low, prices tend to higher, and when demand is low, prices tend to be ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on February 17, 2020 in Edmonton Real Estate
What You Should Know Before Renting Your Home on Airbnb
How to Turn Your Rental into an Income Stream on Airbnb
With the "gig economy" on the rise and the ever-increasing presence of online platforms that bring buyers and sellers together, there has never been a better time to create a second source of ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on October 1, 2019 in Edmonton Real Estate
Millennials Earn More than Previous Generations - But Is It Enough?
According to a new Statistics Canada report studying the economic well-being across generations, millennials are earning more money than previous generations - but it may not be enough.
The data agency analyzed several factors, such as income and ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 28, 2019 in Edmonton Real Estate
Edmonton 2019 Housing Forecast
Those wanting to sell their home in the new year will be met with some not-so-good news. With an excess of houses up for sale, the Edmonton housing market forecast hints at slower sales and lower prices.
According to real estate firm, Royal LePage, ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 18, 2018 in Edmonton Real Estate
Does Weed Hurt Your Edmonton Property Value?
In a recent poll conducted by real estate listings company, Zoocasa, 52 % of homeowners expressed negative sentiment towards cannabis and its potential impact on property values.
With the recent passing of the federal Cannabis Act, Canada is heading ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 13, 2018 in Edmonton Real Estate
How To Find The Right Insurance For Your Condo
If you own a condo, there are a few things you need to know to keep yourself from the different risks that come from owning one. Although a condominium association covers different parts of the complex, ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on April 5, 2017 in Edmonton Real Estate
Northern Views and Southern Blues
U.S. interest in Canadian real estate sees a steep upsurge following Trump’s presidential win, according to recent report
According to a recent report published by Royal LePage Americans, are progressively intrigued by Canadian real estate ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on February 8, 2017 in Edmonton Real Estate
5 Real Estate Agent Tricks and How to Steer Clear of Them
Have you ever heard the saying one bad apple spoils the whole barrel? Well it is wholly untrue and, unfortunately, the same stereotype exists in every profession, including the real estate business. There are those who conduct themselves ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on February 5, 2017 in Edmonton Real Estate
Keep Your Home Energy Efficient
Energy efficiency is a topic of particular importance to modern consumers. As more consensus is reached regarding how humanity’s actions affect the planet’s climate, it has become clearer to more people that environmentally conscious ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 1, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Tips for Running an Airbnb Property
Since it was founded in 2008, Airbnb has seen exponential growth in the vacation rental industry. The innovative company is not without its controversy but, regardless, it remains the easiest way for virtually anyone to list their property for ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 22, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles, Potential Game Changer
Why Tesla’s solar roof tiles and home battery are potential game changers
On October 28, renewable energy innovator Tesla unveiled its newest product. The company makes a venture into roofing with its new solar roofing tiles. Despite, maybe, ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 21, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
In Search of the North: Zillow’s Canadian Real Estate Searches Rise In Lieu of Trump Win
In the fallout after Donald Trump’s unexpected – or maybe expected – win in the American presidential race, Canada could be looking at an influx of population from its southern neighbours. It would appear that large swaths of Trump ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 18, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Edmonton Needs Infill Homes
Edmonton Needs Infill....
As Edmonton residents witness tremendous growth and the Council examines and considers potential tools to help facilitate and oversee this rapid change, infill remains near the top of my list of necessary changes.
Posted by Gerard Hagan on June 6, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Choosing The Right Property....
When choosing the type of property you want to purchase there are many factors that come into to play. Most often they include price, but for a lot of people they also include lifestyle, family, location, pets and even privacy. This infographic ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 7, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Are You Serious About Buying A Home? Or Just Browsing...
Well, it’s official, you’re obsessed with real estate. You find yourself looking at shiny home buying websites and property pictures in the early hours of the morning, and you investigate every open house sign or posting you see. But, ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 30, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Edmonton Tax Assessment vs Market Value...
Paying property taxes some say is the beauty of owning real estate. At times, we meet people who want to sell their home and want to use the value on their property assessment to determine the selling price of their home. We also meet buyers who ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 7, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
Property Tax Increase of 4.9% Approved for the Next Three Years in Edmonton
In the city of Edmonton, the city staff discovered cost savings in a number of areas such as a bus scheduling program that will save the city 27 million dollars. These savings will be derived from a proposed tax increase of 4.9% for each of the next ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 6, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate
What is a Real Property Report and Why Do You Need One?
Alot of paperwork is par for the course when buying a new home and many first time homeowners will probably be hearing about some of these for the first time. One piece of paperwork that is absolutely necessary before buying a home is a Real ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 4, 2015 in Edmonton Real Estate
Alberta Real Estate Tax | How Will It Affect Consumers?
The Alberta Government introduced a new Carbon Tax which will affect all Albertans. It’s probably long overdue, this new tax will affect everything from groceries to furnaces and fireplaces.
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 30, 2015 in Edmonton Real Estate