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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Luxury Living in Edmonton: Richford Featured Image

Tucked alongside the scenic Blackmud Creek Ravine, Richford is an affluent community situated within Southwest Edmonton’s larger Heritage Valley district. First established in the mid-1990s, Richford encompasses all real estate located east of 111th Street, south of Blackburn Drive, west of the ravine and north of the neighbouring community of Blackmud Creek.

A modern neighbourhood known for its vast selection of luxury estate properties, Richford offers discerning buyers a broad selection of high-end homes in an exceptional amenity-friendly location.

Community Profile 

Though the neighbourhood was established in the mid to late 1990s, it is still largely under development. As a result, all homes within the Richford Area Structure Plan…

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How Long Will It Take To Sell My Home? Featured Image

 

 

How long will it take to sell your Edmonton home? As per the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), most residential listings average less than two months on the market (44 days in Summer 2023), with that number slowly decreasing year over year. However, how long it takes to sell your home can vary greatly depending on a few key factors, all of which can affect your sale timeline.

Here’s what you need to know:

Asking Price 

Listing price is the most significant determining factor in how long it takes a home to sell. Keep in mind, this doesn’t mean pricing your home higher to get more money, nor does it mean pricing so low you shortchange your home’s true value. The key is pricing to sell – in which case you’ll need to a) get…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Crystallina Nera in Northeast Edmonton Featured Image

Crystallina Nera is a thriving new community in Northeast Edmonton’s pristine Lake District. Still under construction, the Crystallina Nera Neighbourhood Structure Plan was approved in 2007. Developers in the area have emphasized natural beauty and quiet, family-friendly living with forested areas, walking trails and a scenic stormwater pond. Despite the community’s peaceful vibe, however, it remains within short distance of countless convenient amenities, including shops, services, schools, and commuter roads.

If you’re looking for a modern, single-family home in a peaceful new neighbourhood near it all, Crystallina Nera may be what you’ve been searching for. 

Did you know? In acknowledgement of the many diverse cultures that make up Edmonton,…

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7 Smart Tips for Getting the Most Money For Your Home Featured Image

Your home’s initial impression on potential home buyers often guides their decision-making process. Edmonton REALTORS® emphasize that even the smallest details can significantly impact a buyer’s perception, especially in a competitive market. So, how can you make your home stand out among the crowd? By creating a memorable viewing experience that’s sure to stick.

Here’s what you need to know about showcasing your home for a great sale.

1. Curb Appeal 

While you have no control over your home’s location, you can still make it the most impressive home on the block. As the front yard will be the first thing potential buyers see, it ultimately sets the tone for their entire visit. Be sure to create a positive impression by boosting your curb…

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These easy home decorating tips will have you channelling your inner interior designer in no time.

Mirrors Make Rooms Look Bigger 

Mirrors reflect light around the room and create an illusion of depth, making even the smallest spaces feel more expansive. By strategically placing mirrors opposite windows or natural light sources, you can instantly brighten up the area and create the illusion of added square footage. 

Don’t Be Too Trendy 

While decorating in the latest style is tempting, it’s wise to avoid going too trendy. Instead, opt for timeless pieces and classic styles that will stand the test of time, ensuring that your home remains appealing for years to come.

Use Something You Love for Inspiration

If you have a painting or…

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Luxury Living in Edmonton: Crestwood Featured Image

Crestwood is an esteemed neighbourhood in West Edmonton that holds a reputation for one the most stunning communities in the capital region. With panoramic river valley views, mature tree-lined streets, and immaculately maintained single-family homes, this overwhelming appeal is easily understood! In addition to beautiful homes, Crestwood boasts exceptional amenities and a convenient location, making it ideal for active families looking for the ideal high-end neighbourhood to call home. 

 Crestwood Community Profile 

Crestwood came into existence towards the end of the Second World War, during a time when there was an unprecedented demand for single-family homes in Edmonton. Consequently, most real estate opportunities within the community…

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Edmonton Community Spotlight: Carlton in Northwest Edmonton Featured Image

The land comprising Carlton was predominantly used for agricultural and industrial purposes before residential development in the 1990s. Today, Carlton is an amenity-friendly neighbourhood located in modern Northwest Edmonton. Like all homes in the Palisades, the community was named after a famous fur trade fort or post, in this case, Fort Carlton. Established by the Hudson Bay Company in 1798, Fort Carlton was located along the junction of the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers.                                                                                                                             

Did you know? Initially referred to as Carlton House, multiple Fort Carlton houses were in operation across three locations between 1795 and 1810.

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