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
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
Edmonton Real Estate Statistics - July 2018
“The overall real estate market is softening as the summer selling season begins to slow,” says REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair Darcy Torhjelm. “Average prices are decreasing and that may continue in the rest of the ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on August 8, 2018 in Edmonton Real Estate Statistics
Edmonton Real Estate Statistics - June 2018
"Average prices are remaining stable, however sales are slower than typical for this time of year,” says REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair Darcy Torhjelm. “With increasing inventory and days on market, couple with decreasing ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on July 5, 2018 in Edmonton Real Estate Statistics
Edmonton Real Estate Statistics - May 2018
“Prices and unit sales in the Edmonton CMA market remain stable. This is good news for sellers who have been concerned about selling their properties before the summer months in a ‘buyer’s market’,” says REALTORS® ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on June 8, 2018 in Edmonton Real Estate Statistics
Canadian Home Ownership Rates
For The First Time In Forty Five Years Canada Experiences Falls In Homeownership Rates
Are you put off from homeownership by the ever increasing real estate prices in Canada these days? Statistics Canada have released the latest census for 2016 and ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 15, 2017 in Edmonton Communities
Buying Real Estate With Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency
How Blockchain Technology May Change Real Estate
There is no doubt that Blockchain has had a significant influence on the financial services industry and you will be hard pressed to find a segment of it that has not been impacted by this technology. ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on October 26, 2017 in Real Estate Technology
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
Edmonton Real Estate Stats - December 2016
The average monthly selling price for single family homes increased by 3.95% and 6.39% for duplexes and rowhouses relative to October 2016. Condominiums experienced a minor decrease in price of 1.68% relative to October 2016. Prices for single ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 9, 2017 in Edmonton Real Estate Statistics
Recent Study Shows Millennials Prioritize Travel
According to a recent conducted study examining the priorities of millennials, travelling abroad ranked higher than most of what else might concern a young person – this included priorities like buying a home or car, savings and retirement ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 2, 2017 in Main
Edmonton Real Estate Statistics - November 2016
The Edmonton Real Estate Market continues to remain firm. Most average selling prices increased this month, partially due to the sale of higher priced listings. The all residential median selling price is down from last year, along with single ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 7, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate Statistics
Home Buying During the Holidays: A Smart Decision?
Anyone who is familiar with the Art of War will know that military deception can be a key to success, in particular, diversion tactics. If a commander is outnumbered in warfare, creating a diversion can be what decides the outcome. Create a ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 6, 2016 in Edmonton Real Estate Buying Tips
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
Smart Appliances: Edmonton Homes of the Future
Smart technology has facilitated a dramatic shift in the way we live and work. Thanks to tech like smart phones, the easy access we enjoy to computing power is unprecedented. Smart technology has redefined the way we interact with the outside world, ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 23, 2016 in Real Estate Technology
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
Top Places in Edmonton to Get Your Dessert Fix
Top Places in Edmonton to Get Your Dessert Fix
We all have those moments where the only thing we wish for is the warm (or cold), sugary embrace of our sweet treat of choice. Here are a few places in Edmonton that you can go in those moments to find ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on November 16, 2016 in Main