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Get the Jump on Spring!

You have probably heard Realtors(R)  say that the best time to sell a home is “Now“. You have probably also thought, “That’s what ALL Realtors say, because they want my listing!” While humorous (and partially correct), there are also some pretty compelling reasons for Listing a home in February as opposed to waiting for the […]

Forecasting the 2015 Housing Market

Forecasting what will happen in the Housing Market in Edmonton and Sherwood Park is a bit like trying to predict the weather.  There are so many variables to consider that affect real estate values.  But, like the weather, we can make some well-educated guesses based on statistical data and the opinions of Economists, real estate […]

Tips for the Festive Season

Sellers consider Christmas to be the LEAST desirable time to list and sell a property. There is so much going on, from holiday preparations, special engagements and cold weather, that it is easy to dismiss that time of year to sell. However, the season DOES have some advantages: fewer sellers to compete with, and a […]

Why You Should List Your Home in the Fall!

I often get asked, “When is the BEST time to sell my home?” To me, that question is a bit like asking, “When should I start raising a family?  The answer is, “When you are ready!”  Sellers have all kind of reasons for selling, and these can occur throughout the Year! Most people choose to […]

What Does the Future Hold for Real Estate in 2014?

  The NUMBER ONE QUESTION I get asked as a Realtor(R) is, “What is the market going to be like?” To me, that question translates into “I am thinking of selling my home this year. Is this really a good time to do it?”   While I don’t have a crystal ball ( I wish […]

Sell my Home in the Fall?

Thinking of Selling Your Home in Sherwood Park or Edmonton?  Wondering if You Should List Your Home in the Fall? Most Sellers feel that the best time to sell a property is in the Spring, when the snow has passed and everything is fresh and green. Note that I said “Most”.  If the majority of […]