Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Tips On Hiring A Contractor

Choosing A Contractor

Choosing a contractor sounds like an easy job. Thanks to the large number of home improvement websites now available, you might think that you can just do a simple search for someone in your area, schedule a time for work to begin and write out a check. Before doing home renovations around your house, you need to take the time to look at everything that might affect the outcome of your job.

What Type of Contractor do You Need?

Though you might think that all contractors are the same, this is far from the truth. One of the first things homeowners should look at is what type of job they need done and the specialization of the contractor. When it comes to new home construction, contractors will often handle every facet of the job. They hire plumbers, electricians and...

Edmonton Real Estate Statistics For April 2014

The Edmonton real estate market is in full force, and seems to be moving at a very fast past. We have noticed that homes priced between the $300,000 - 400,000 ranges are selling well below the recorded average days on market.

The following infographic indicates that 62% of residential properties listed on the MLS® in April sold. This is fantastic news for Sellers, many of whom saw multiple offers placed on their listing. With an average of just 42 days before a listed property is sold, Buyers will have to act fast when looking for a place - or risk missing out.

The average sale price of a Single Family Dwelling increased 4.5% from April 2013. The average price of $365,045 for April 2014 is still very reasonable when compared to other major Canadian cities. On a side note, the median selling price for all residential properties in Edmonton was $349,000.

Here’s the thing: real estate can change without notice. Currently Edmonton seems to be in what REALTORS®...