Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Buying a Haunted House: Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Spooky New Home

Is the idea of sharing a brand new home with its previous tenants a deal-breaker? Most people would never consider this, but for the superstitious out there who are looking for real estate it's a very valid question. Some houses come with ghastly reputations and unexplained phenomena, but is that a good thing or a bad thing? Here are some ideas to consider when looking at a haunted house:

What Level of Haunted is too Much for the Perfect Home?

Purchasing a haunted house is only bad for people who are afraid of things that go bump in the night. In fact, many buyers are perfectly okay with living in a home that has been known to fall on the supernatural spectrum. But what happens to people who love the property, but not the reputation? The first thing to do is some research. The seller is obviously the first person to ask, but they will probably be biased, so move onto the neighbours and ask their opinions. Online research will provide a good idea of how well known the story...

Edmonton & Area Real Estate Consumer Confidence

Each month the CREA (Canadian Real Estate Association) will take a poll on consumer confidence when it comes to purchasing a home. In Edmonton and other major cities in western Canada people seem to feel that right now is not the best time to purchase a home. In turn, as it has created a Buyer’s market.

Now if you are an investor who is looking this is exactly what you want to hear. It provides many opportunities for cash flow and long term investments for your portfolio. But keep in mind that when purchasing real estate it is always an investment…

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Edmonton & Area Real Estate Stats - September 2015

Here are the total sale prices for the month of September 2015, they include residential and commercial listings in the Capital region. The Edmonton Area has seen a slight drop from last month and that trend may continue for a while

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