By: Patrick Fields

How Low will they Go?

Tags: Mortgage rates, Edmonton Home Info

  Not long ago, in 2008, the mortgage rate in Alberta was 5.39%. This year, we have consistently seen posted rates under 3%. The low rates offer significant opportunities for buyers and sellers alike, but to take advantage of the trend, learn to evaluate your financing options. Taking advantage of the lowest rates possible allows you to make real strides on interest payments. But if your mo...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Edmonton Upcoming Events and Festivals

Tags: Edmonton Upcoming Events and Festivals

  Upcoming Events & Festivals - Homeless for a Night – Friday, June 12th – Saturday, June 13th - 2015 Edmonton Festival of Quilts – Saturday, June 13th – Sunday, June 14th - Edmonton River Valley Offroad Triathlon & Duathlon – Saturday, June 20th - DARK MATTERS – Thursday, June 18th - Safeway Father’s Day Walk/Run – Sunday, June 21st - ...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Edmonton Real Estate Market Report - June 2015

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Market Report - June 2015, Edmonton real estate statistics

Inventory beginning to stabilize while prices still rise Edmonton, June 2, 2015: With new listings down over 2% from last May, we are finally starting to see the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) inventory begin to stabilize. Even with a wealth of residential property on the market (almost 30% more than last year), we are continuing to see price increases for all residential properties. ...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Keep it Green while you Spring Clean

Tags: Spring cleaning tips

Keep it Green while you Spring Clean It’s that time when many of us do a thorough clean of our home after a long winter. A few of our basic pantry items can do the job just as well or better than the heavy duty supermarket cleaners. Here’s five great tips that don’t need more than four ingredients: Vinegar, baking soda, rubbing alcohol and lemon. Mattress: Sprinkle baking sod...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Are You Sure you Can do That??

Tags: Make sure you confirm what you are allowed to do

  Are you Sure you Can do That?? Before you begin on any major projects in your yard this year, make sure you have an up to date Real Property Report (RPR) and that you obtain the proper development permit. If your improvements do not comply with the City rules or real property lines, it could be quite costly in fees, fines or even lawsuits down the road. A general rule, all of the follo...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Upcoming Edmonton Events Edmonton Community Events - May 2015

Tags: Edmonton events, whats happening Edmonton

Upcoming Edmonton Events Edmonton Community Events - May 2015 - Dinosaurs Unearthed – Friday, May 15 – Sunday, Oct 11 - The Shean Strings & Piano Competition – Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 - May Madness Car Show and Shine – Saturday, May 23 - Alberta Provincial Music Festival – Wednesday, May 27 – Saturday, May 30 - Edmonton International Cat F...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Edmonton Market Update - May 2015

Tags: Edmonton market update May 2015

Edmonton and Area Average Price Still Up Edmonton, April 2, 2015: Despite a decline in all residential sales over those reported in March of 2014, last month saw continued growth of residential prices for the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area CMA of 3%. The average sales price of a single family home was $438,880 - up 1.5% y/y; condo was $249,841 - up 1.2% y/y; and duplex/rowhouse was $354,022 ...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Edmonton Cycling in the City

Tags: Edmonton bike paths, Edmonton cycling

As Spring invites us to get outside, what better way than to pull out the bike and hit the pathways around town. Besides being a great way to commute, cycling is a great way to discover the city that can’t be done from behind the wheel. Whether it’s an all day excursion or a leisurely spin on a warm evening, here are three great routes to check out: 1. Scenic South Edmonton Thi...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Edmonton Recycling Program

Tags: Edmonton recycling, environment, reduce reuse recycle

Since initiating a curbside recycling program in 1988, Edmonton has become a global leader in effective urban waste management. Today, over 90% of Edmontonians voluntarily participate in the City's recycling programs. Paper, newspaper, boxes, tin cans, glass jars and bottles, plastic containers and bags are all acceptable items for any of our recycling programs. Visit What Goes Where? to...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

New Listing! 158 Abbottsfield Road, Edmonton AB

Tags: Edmonton real estate, home buyer, townhome, townhouse, Abbottsfield, first time buyer, condo for sale

This is perfect for the first time home buyer! This townhome located in North-East Edmonton has 3 great sized bedrooms, a full renovated bathroom upstairs, and a half bath on the main floor, a very open floor plan and lots of space for a growing family. Newer carpet upstairs, easy to clean laminate through the main floor and a full basement! Large private fully-fenced yard that backs a kids playgr...Read More