Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Edmonton Real Estate Stats | April 2016

Prices in the Edmonton and Area market remain stable. For people looking to sell this is a good thing. Because the inventory is still high it remains a “Buyer’s Market”. So Seller’s definitely needed to price their homes correctly or find creative ways of generating traffic to get the price for their home.

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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 helps breakdown those choices. If you have any questions, or need help choosing the right property for you and your family feel free to let us know.

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Tips to Save Energy and Add Value

When it comes to energy efficiency, look for smart features and expertise to help you save energy and money and add value to your home.

1. Begin with a Right-Sized Home.

If the home you buy is simply too large for you or your family’s needs or plans, you stand a good chance of wasting energy through excessive heating and cooling costs. If it’s too small, you’ll feel cramped and uncomfortable. It’s a big investment, so seek balance and buy it “right” from the outset. 

2. Purchase Energy Star Appliances Such as Your TV, Dishwasher, Washer and Dryer, and Microwave.

And especially the refrigerator, as it alone contributes about 10 percent of the energy use in a home. Also, unplug electronics not in use or turn off power strips to avoid phantom charges. 

3. Install Efficient Lighting Such as Compact Fluorescent (CLF) or LED Bulbs in Every Fixture.

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