Canadian Home Ownership Rates from 2016 to 2022
Back in 2017, we shared how, for the first time in forty-five years, Canada experienced a fall in home ownership rates in 2016. Today, we'll revisit that news, along with an update to see where things stand in 2022.
Are you put off from home ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on February 18, 2022 in Edmonton Communities
Backyard Office: Creating One At Home
Have you heard? The backyard office is the new way to go about your workday. Sitting in an office all day, many of us dream about grabbing our work and heading outside. Especially when the spring and summer months roll around. Since working from ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on January 21, 2022 in Edmonton Home Renovations
5 Reasons Investing In Real Estate Is A Smart Move
There are more investment opportunities than ever before. But if you're like most of us, you need to pick and choose which opportunities you take advantage of carefully. If one of those opportunities you've been considering is investing in real ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 24, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Investing
10 Budget-Friendly Home Improvements to Try Today
Looking for ways to improve your home without breaking the bank? Whether you're getting ready to sell your home or want to give your home a fresh new look for your own enjoyment, we've got ten simple ideas for home improvements on a budget to get ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 17, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Selling Tips
Study the REIT Market Before Taking the Plunge
So you’re looking into investing in a REIT. Just as in any financial enterprise, doing a bit of investigation into the REIT market before taking the plunge could help you get the maximum return. One decision you’ll face is whether to ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 10, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Investing
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
What Are Real Estate Closing Costs for Home Buyers?
Closing costs are a hot topic in the real estate world. They're also one that can cause a lot of stress for home buyers, particularly when they don't know what to expect with who pays what and how much they'll have to pay in the first place. But ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on September 3, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Buying Tips
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
The Art of Making the Lowball Offer for a Property
Are you looking to buy a piece of Edmonton real estate in the near future? Then you’re probably planning out strategies you can use to get the best possible price on your ideal home. And if one of those strategies you're considering is a ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on July 12, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Buying Tips
How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent For You
It's easy to find a real estate agent in Edmonton. But finding a great one is a whole different ball game. That's why, in this post, we'll share our top tips for choosing the best real estate agent for your unique needs to help you buy the home of ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on July 6, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate
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
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
Buying Real Estate With Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency — The Future is Here
Blockchain is changing the way the world records transactions and how we invest in real estate.
It promises to revolutionize everything — from the monetary system to health care records, voting, the anti-counterfeit industry, and how people ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on March 18, 2021 in Real Estate Technology
Edmonton Real Estate Statistics - January 2021
“The Edmonton market in January saw an increase in year-over-year residential unit sales as well as month-to-month sales,” says REALTOR®S®® Association of Edmonton Chair Tom Shearer. “There have also been more sales of ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on February 2, 2021 in Edmonton Real Estate Statistics
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
What to Know Before Renting Your Home on Airbnb in Edmonton
To Airbnb or not to Airbnb? That is the question.
Here at The Best Edmonton Real Estate Team, we’ve got the answer.
The “gig” economy is on the rise. The same goes for online platforms that bring buyers and sellers together.
Posted by Gerard Hagan on December 11, 2020 in Edmonton Real Estate
Quartz or Granite: What’s the difference?
If you’re a homeowner, you may have already asked this question. The quartz vs granite counter debate has been going on for a long time. There are many differences, though sometimes it’s hard to tell them apart. Finishes and ...
Posted by Gerard Hagan on October 27, 2020 in Edmonton Home Renovations
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