Is it really possible to buy a home in Edmonton AND save money at the same time? With the right information, you bet it is. Here are a few key strategies to help you buy your dream home without breaking the bank.

Work With an Edmonton REALTOR® 

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve had tons of real estate experience, partnering with a qualified Edmonton REALTOR® WILL save you money (potentially thousands)! Navigating current market conditions, assessing a home’s true value and expert negotiation skills are just a few of the many ways your agent will help you save on your dream home. 

Establish Your Wants Vs. Your NEEDS 

Viewing homes without understanding your wants and needs is a lot like visiting the grocery store with no grocery…

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With so many Edmonton REALTORS® active in today’s busy market, how do you know which agent or agency will be best for your unique situation? Here are some key questions you’ll want to ask to help you make the right decision.

1) How long have you been a REALTOR®?

Experience can go a long way in terms of saving you time and money. For this reason, we recommend working directly with either a seasoned Edmonton real-estate expert, or a REALTOR® represented by a reputable and well-known agency (even if they are less experienced, this means they have been taught and mentored by the very best in the industry). 

2) Do you work more with home buyers or home sellers? 

Some REALTORS® tend to focus on one more than the other. When vetting potential…

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From Spruce Grove to Fort Saskatchewan, the capital region is home to hundreds of great communities. But with so many amazing neighbourhoods to choose from, how do you know which one will be best for you? Here are 6 questions you’ll want to ask yourself when trying to make your decision.

1) What kind of home do I want? 

Of course, the type of home you’re looking for will be a huge determining factor when it comes to finding the right community. Some Edmonton neighbourhoods cater to a wide range of styles such as apartment-style condos, townhomes and duplexes while others are solely comprised of single-family dwellings. Knowing which home style you want (and can afford) is the first step to narrowing down your neighbourhood options.  

2)  What…

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Sell Your Edmonton Home Faster with These Easy (and affordable!) Home Staging Tips Featured Image

Staging your Edmonton home won’t just help you sell faster, but it can also help you sell for more money! Even better, you don’t need to run out and hire a team of professionals to do it (unless you want to, of course). Easy and affordable, these top home staging tips will have your home looking its sale-ready best in no time.

De-Clutter  

Clutter doesn’t just make your home look messy, it look smaller. Go through every room, cupboard, and closet (buyers WILL look) and remove items you’re not currently using or no longer need such as old clothes, seasonal items, storage totes and containers etc. Organize your cupboards and pantry, clean out junk drawers and be sure to clear floor and countertop space wherever possible.  

De-Personalize 

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