Have you outgrown your current home? Are you looking for a property better suited to your lifestyle, but unsure where to start?

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Based on our years’ experience working with numerous move-up buyers (just like you), we’ve put together a list of the top features to consider when purchasing your next home.

1. A Great Location

When it comes to purchasing a new home, the location is just as important (if not more so) than the property itself. Growing families especially need access to essential amenities such as schools, grocery stores, services, playgrounds, parks and more. Of course, a family-oriented community known for its friendly neighbours is also ideal.

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Situated just moments away from northwest Edmonton, St. Albert is a flourishing, family-friendly city, recently voted one of the best places to live in Canada. Affordable home choices, welcoming neighbours and an endless selection of amenities are just a few of the many reasons you’ll want to consider calling this city home.

Here are eight undeniable benefits of living in St. Albert:

1. Endless Real Estate Opportunities 

From modern semi-detached homes and apartment-style condos to one and two-story single-family units, St. Albert offers buyers an abundance of styles throughout a diverse range of neighbourhoods. Whether you have your heart set on an updated, older home on a tree-lined street, or a modern duplex near it all, you’ll find what…

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After making an offer on a home, a home inspection should be the automatic next step. This part of the home buying process sees a qualified professional examine every inch of the property in question – searching for problems you, as a buyer, are unlikely to see on your own. While you do have the right to wave an inspection before purchasing, we strongly urge against it and here’s why:

1. Room to Negotiate

An inspection can help you save a ton of money on the home’s overall sale price or any necessary repairs. If there are defects present in the home, you can ask the seller to either a) drop their asking price to cover the cost of repairs or b) perform the repairs themselves.

2. A Homebuyer’s “Out”

A home inspection also allows you to back…

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If you’re thinking about buying your first home but stuck on what kind of property is right for you, we’re here to help!

Here are three must-have homes styles for first-time buyers:

1. Affordable Apartment Style Condos 

Average Price: $225,138*

Minimum Down Payment: $11,257*

Extremely budget-friendly, apartment-style condos are a great option for first-time buyers. Not only can they be found in nearly every community in Edmonton, but they’re also incredibly low maintenance. This makes them ideal for busy working professionals who don’t have the time to deal with the mowing, landscaping, shovelling or other exterior chores (though you will likely need to pay condo fees).

Other Apartment Condo Advantages:

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Whether you’re looking to sell fast and for top dollar or find the perfect home on time and under budget, partnering with a REALTOR® will help you get the most out of your next real estate transaction. But, with so many expert agents to choose from in and around the Edmonton area, how do you choose the right REALTOR® for your unique wants and needs?

Here are a few tips:

Maximum Exposure 

For home sellers in particular, it's important to choose an agent with a “maximum exposure” guarantee. In other words, their approach to marketing and advertising your home is one that ensures your property will be seen anywhere and everywhere, 24/7. As a buyer, you’ll benefit from having immediate access to hot new listings as they crop up on the market. 

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When buying a home, the surrounding neighbourhood is just as important as the home itself. Of course, it’s essential to purchase a property that meets your wants and needs – but the area you choose and surrounding amenities are likely to have the largest impact on your quality of life.

When it comes to ensuring maximum happiness with your next Edmonton community, here are seven amenities to look for:

1. An Easy Commute

No one wants to spend countless hours traveling to and from work. That’s why having convenient access to nearby transit options and/or commuter roads is priority number one for many home buyers. Be sure to ask yourself how much time it will take you to get from your potential new home to your workplace and other areas of…

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