Boost Your Property’s Value By at Least 5% With These Simple Tips Featured Image

Of course, you want to get the best return on your investment when it comes time put your property on the market. That’s why it’s crucial to make calculated, easy renovations before selling your home if you hope to attract the best buyers and obtain the best sale price possible. In this post, we will explore seven practical tips that can significantly enhance your home’s buyer appeal, while boosting your property’s value by at least 5%.

Enhance Curb Appeal

First impressions matter, especially when it comes to selling your Edmonton home. Investing a little time and effort into enhancing your home’s exterior can go a long way when it comes to increasing its overall worth. Here are a few easy ways to improve your home’s value by improving curb…

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Finding the Perfect Time to Buy a Home in Edmonton: A Comprehensive Guide Featured Image

Purchasing a home is one of the most significant financial decisions you’ll ever make. While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to buying a home at the perfect time, there are several factors you’ll want to consider to help you make an informed decision.

Your Financial Circumstances

Buying a home is an exciting milestone, and your finances play a crucial role in determining the right timing for such a large investment.

Savings and Down Payment:

Having sufficient savings for a down payment is essential when purchasing a home. 5% is the minimum down payment required in Canada, with all down payments of less than 20% subject to mortgage insurance. Keep in mind, the more you put down, the lower your monthly mortgage payments and the better…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Laurel in Southeast Edmonton Featured Image

Laurel is a Southeast Edmonton community located in the greater Meadows district. Since construction of this popular neighbourhood began in the late 2000s, it has rapidly become a desirable location for both new and move-up families. This is primarily due to the area’s broad selection of single-family homes, proximity to fantastic amenities and ultra-accessible location. Before its development, the land comprising modern-day Laurel was used for mostly agricultural purposes. To this day, the community retains a significant amount of lush green space.

Did you know? The Meadows area consists of seven distinctive communities, each named after a tree or shrub. The Laurel Willow is a tree that typically starts as a shrub. The Laurel’s dark green leaves…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Delwood in Northeast Edmonton Featured Image

First established in the 1900s, Delwood is an older neighbourhood situated in Northeast Edmonton. Despite its early start, however, the bulk of development did not occur until almost 60 years later. Delwood offers a range of amenities, including commercial and school facilities, abundant park spaces, and an array of affordable home styles. The community is also conveniently located near Fort Road and Yellowhead Trail, providing residents with easy access to Downtown Edmonton (less than a 15-minute drive to the south) and countless other popular North Edmonton amenities.

Did you know? Delwood is thought to take its name after Edward “Del” Delgare Grierson, a local landowner and politician. Delwood was previously known as three different subdivisions…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Edgemont in West Edmonton Featured Image

Edgemont is a newly established neighbourhood located in West Edmonton. Known for its convenient and semi-secluded location, this family-friendly community boasts proximity to the West Anthony Henday and some of the best amenities Edmonton has to offer. Established in the early 2011, Edgemont offers buyers a broad selection of modern single-family and new construction home opportunities, in one of the most desirable quadrants of the city. 

Did you know? Edgemont is part of Edmonton’s Ward sipiwiyiniwak. Sipiwiyiniwak is in reference to the people of the Enoch Cree Nation being River Cree. (City of Edmonton)

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Edgemont

Real estate opportunities in Edgemont consist predominantly of detached, luxury-style…

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Selling Your Home at the Right Time: A Guide for Homeowners Featured Image

When it comes to selling your home, timing plays a crucial role in selling quickly and for top dollar. Here, we’ll explore the many factors that influence the timing of a successful home sale and provide valuable insights to help you make the most informed decisions possible.

The Edmonton Housing Market 

The first step in timing the sale of your home is having a basic understanding of the current Edmonton market and the conditions that set the expectations for both Edmonton home buyers and Edmonton home sellers. When the local housing market is strong (a.k.a. a seller’s market with high demand and low inventory), it generally results in favourable conditions for sellers.

In a seller’s market, where housing supply is limited, buyers have fewer…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Callaghan in Southwest Edmonton Featured Image

Callaghan is bounded by James Mowatt Trail to the west, Bowen Wynd to the north, Blackmud Creek Ravine to the east and 30th Ave to the south. Located in Southwest Edmonton’s greater Heritage Valley, Callaghan is an outdoor lover’s delight, offering access to the surrounding ravine and Virginia Park Woodland. The area is also highly desirable thanks to its beautiful new single-family homes and proximity to desirable amenities, including schools, retailers, professional services, commuter roads and much more.   

Did you know? Callaghan was named after Dr. John Callaghan, a world-renowned heart surgeon. One of Callaghan’s many accolades include the co-development of the first cardiac pacemaker. 

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Callaghan in…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Glenwood in West Edmonton Featured Image

Glenwood is an older community located in established West Edmonton. With roots dating back to the early 1900s, the neighbourhood was once part the former Town of Jasper Place. When the town amalgamated with the greater City of Edmonton in 1964, Glenwood absorbed the adjoining community of Westlawn – making it one of the largest neighbourhoods in the city.

Did you know? Glenwood is one of 13 communities that once comprised the Town of Jasper Place. Today, this collection of communities makes up Edmonton’s Jasper Place district. 

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Glenwood in West Edmonton

Most residential development in Glenwood took place during the 1950s and 1960s, when the neighbourhood consisted almost entirely of single-family…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Terrace Heights in Southeast Edmonton Featured Image 

Terrace Heights is a mature community located in Southeast Edmonton. Like other established neighbourhoods in the city, Terrace Heights boasts enviable features such as its convenient proximity to Whyte Ave and the North Saskatchewan River Valley. With easy accessibility and a wide range of affordable, upgraded homes, residents of Terrace Heights enjoy a variety of lifestyle options.

Did you know? Terrace Heights was named after a small subdivision formerly located north of the area. When the City of Edmonton redeveloped and expanded in the 1960s, the community grew larger and the name was formalized.

Real Estate and Homes For Sale in Terrace Heights

Terrace Heights offers a healthy mix of both low and high-density home styles,…

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The Terry Paranych Real Estate Group Ultimate Home Viewing Guide Featured Image

Searching for your dream home can be an exciting but overwhelming experience. With so many factors to consider, gathering all the necessary information when viewing a property is crucial. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve put together this handy guide outlining what questions to ask when considering a home, red flags to watch out for, how to negotiate effectively and how to find the perfect REALTOR® for your new home needs. 

Let’s dive in!

Questions to Ask When Viewing a Home

By asking the right questions, you'll gain valuable insights into the property whether or not it will meet your wants and needs. Here are a few questions to ask to make a well-informed purchase.

How long has the property been on the market?

Knowing the…

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