Edmonton Tax Assessment vs Market Value
Have you ever wondered about Edmonton tax assessment vs market value? What do these terms mean, and how are they different? You'll find out in today's post! Paying property taxes, some say, is the beauty of owning real estate. At times, we meet ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 12, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
How to Determine the Market Value of a Home in Edmonton
There are several reasons you might want to determine the market value of a home. Perhaps you're planning to sell your home, and you're wondering what to list it for. Or maybe you're looking into buying a home, and you want to ensure the property is ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on October 22, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
Discussing Renovation Plans with a Contractor? Ask These Questions
Renovating your home is fun and exciting. It allows you to bring to life those renovation plans you've had stashed away—a vision to make your home truly your own.
While you may not lack the enthusiasm, you may not have the time or ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on October 8, 2021 in Edmonton Home Renovations
Remodeling a House? 5 Upgrades That Might Not Add Resale Value
Are you planning on remodelling a house? Whether you plan to live in the house after or sell it right away, chances are part of your focus is on adding upgrades that will boost its resale value.
As a homeowner you know you should be spending money ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on September 10, 2021 in Edmonton Home Renovations
Tips for Running an Airbnb Property in Edmonton
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 August 27, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
Concrete Countertops: Are they worth the investment?
So, you’ve decided to renovate your outdated kitchen in the hopes of improving their property value and accelerating your sale. Of course, you’ve always wanted to try out customized concrete countertops. But now you're left wondering if ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on August 13, 2021 in Main
Tips For Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time
Selling your home can take up a lot of time and energy. Showcasing your home to prospective buyers, advertising, negotiating, preparing a mountain of paperwork, etc. Now try doing that and buying a new home at the same time! Although buying and ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on July 16, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Buying Tips
How to Turn a House into a Rental Property: Ask These Questions First
Have you been preparing to move into a new home but aren’t sure what to do with your old property? You have three options: sell, keep, or rent. In this post, we're going to focus on that last option: how to turn your house into a rental ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on June 15, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Selling Tips
How to Sell Your Home Fast: 5 Tricks You Can’t-Miss
More often than not, homeowners come to us wanting to know, "How can I sell my home fast?" Of course, they also want to get a great deal, but the speed of this deal matters to them as well. As real estate experts in Edmonton, we have seen and done ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on June 4, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Selling Tips
Better Than Purplebricks: A Flat Fee Listing
When you’re selling your home, it’s obvious the first priority is that you keep as much of your equity as possible. Sometimes the high commissions paid to REALTOR®S® might seem a bit much for you. Although without doubt, the commissions ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 26, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Selling Tips
What Is The Best Season To Sell A Home In Edmonton?
The real estate market is different this year than at any time throughout history. However, some things remain the same, including the best time of year to sell a house.
What is the Best Time of Year to Sell a House in Edmonton?
Talk to any real ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 18, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Buying Tips
How to Use Comparative Market Analysis When Buying or Selling a Home
When you're buying a new home, you look for all kinds of things. You want to find out about the neighbourhood the house is in, the amenities nearby, and any structural issues, to name a few. When you're selling your home, there are just as many ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 4, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
The Ultimate Real Estate Seller's Checklist
In a perfect world, the home selling process should be as smooth as listing your home, getting a buyer, finalizing the paperwork, getting paid, handing over the keys, and you’re on your way. But you’ll soon realize that it’s not ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 3, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Selling Tips
Top Tips for How to Paint Over Ceramic Tile in a Bathroom
It seems a shame to tear out perfectly good tile from a bathroom just because you don't like the colour, doesn't it? So, what's the alternative? Can you paint over ceramic tile?
Painting Over Ceramic Tile
You can paint over ceramic tile walls in a ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on April 27, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Selling Tips
How to Declutter Your Edmonton Condo
Living in a cluttered condo can be an overwhelming experience, which is why you need to declutter. And looking at the amount of junk lying around in your home, you probably think that is easier said than done.
Well, it doesn’t have to be; ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on March 3, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
The Cost of Hiring an Electrician in Edmonton
Doing your own minor repairs around the house is a great way to save money and learn new skills.
As a homeowner, you want the opportunity to put some love into your house with your own two hands.
So, go ahead and beam with pride after conquering a ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 3, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
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
Buying or Selling During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, economies across the world are taking a hit, and Canada is no exception. Stocks are trending down, interest rates are at lows not seen since the 2008 financial crises, and consumers are anxious about ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on May 4, 2020 in Edmonton Real Estate Buying Tips
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
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