With Edmonton’s harsh winters, we understand the last thing you want to do head out house-hunting in sub-zero temperatures. But the truth is, there are many key advantages to buying a home in the winter that you just don’t get any other time of year. So, before you opt to put off your search until next spring, be sure to consider these top winter-buying benefits first:

1. Cut the Competition 

One of the biggest advantages of buying a home in the winter is the lack of competition. Cold weather aside, many Edmontonians are reluctant to buy due to the holiday season and/or the possibility of having to uproot their children from school. As a buyer who’s willing to brave the winter weather, however, you can look forward to fewer bidding wars and…

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Think you might be ready to own your own home? Here are 8 ways to tell:

  1. You’re tired of paying someone else’s mortgage
  2. You long for freedom
  3. You’re down payment ready
  4. You’re in a good spot financially
  5. You’re ready to put down roots
  6. Your family is growing
  7. You’re not afraid of a little maintenance
  8. You’re comfortable with the home buying process

1. You’re Tired of Paying Someone Else’s Mortgage

While renting may have once been an affordable alternative to homeownership, you’ve come to realize it’s costing you more in the long run. Not only are you lining someone else’s pockets, but you’re denying yourself the opportunity to build wealth.

Why pay to improve someone else’s net worth when you could be boosting your…

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Looking for affordable, amenity-friendly living with a small-town feel? A bedroom community may be exactly what you’ve been searching for! Neighbouring suburban towns and cities such as St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Fort Saskatchewan, and many more, are seeing rapid increases in popularity thanks to the amazing benefits they have to offer.

Here are just a few of many great reasons to consider calling a bedroom community home:

1. Affordability

One of the first and best reasons to buy into a bedroom community is the home prices – and the potential to get more bang for your buck. For instance, say you’re in the market for a single-family home. Because prices in the surrounding areas can vary by (tens) of thousands of dollars (compared to…

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Celebrate the season in Alberta’s famous “Winter City”. Here are just a few of the many fantastic holiday events Edmonton has to offer!

Curated. Holiday Market YEG

Curated’s Holiday Market is quickly becoming one of Edmonton’s favourite places to (Christmas) shop til’ you drop. The market features over 70 handmade vendors/curators (offering everything from art and jewelry to home décor and tasty treats), as well as live entertainment, on-site food trucks and prizes.

When: November 16th & 17th, 2019

St. Albert Indoor Christmas Market 

St. Albert’s Christmas Market is back for yet another season of great food, good fun and, of course, shopping! This year’s market will offer the homemade wares of over 75 vendors, every Saturday, starting…

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