By: Patrick Fields

WHAT THE NEW B.C. BUDGET MEANS FOR THE CANADA PROPERTY MARKET

Tags: Real Estate News

Last March, for the first time since 2001, a NDP government delivered a budget to British Columbians for the coming year.  The name of the game in the new budget is affordability — huge investments were promised in everything from childcare to healthcare to housing.   With pledges of money, though, comes a need to generate revenue to fund it. With that came a plethora of ne...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

BEST SPRING RENOVATION PROJECTS TO INCREASE HOME VALUE

Tags: Home tips

1. Doors and Windows The cost of a new door is almost entirely recouped when it comes to selling and greatly improves both look and security. A steel door costs an average of $1,162 and would recoup nearly 97 per cent of that cost, according to a survey by Cost vs. Value Report.  The same is true for windows. Dual pane windows in particular are popular and, in addition to improving attracti...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

March - Edmonton Market Update

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By: Patrick Fields

Things to do in Edmonton this Month

Tags: Edmonton Local Events

Lindi Ortega (March 16) Canadian Country Music Award winner, she has worked with musicians like K.D. Lang and Carrie Underwood before. Her raw vocal power and roots rhythm is not to miss. Northern Lights Folk Club (March 24) Featuring singer, songwriter and guitarist Roy Forbes. Anneke’s Antique Sale (March 30 – 31) More than 130 collections of antiques and old glories from vintage ...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

2018 Trend in Rugs

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Adding an eye catching and stunning rug in your living room can automatically elevate your home. Check out some of the design trends for floor rugs this year. ...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Making Sense of your Property Tax Assessment

Tags: Property Tax Assessment, Homeowner Tips

Homeowners in Edmonton began receiving their 2018 property assessment notices in the mail at the beginning of the year. By now, everyone should have received one and have a clear idea of the assessed value of their property. This is important because this value determines the property taxes that must be paid.   Property assessments in Edmonton were fairly stable this year, with an aver...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Smart Technologies in the Home

Tags: Home tips

From smart watches to smart kettles, technology is entering homes at the speed of light.  One of the biggest home technology trends for 2018 is that devices now provide many uses — just one function won’t cut it anymore.  A new voice activated mirror recently came out that changes the lighting, tells you the weather and plays music as you get ready. There’s a door al...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

February - Edmonton Market Update

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By: Patrick Fields

Things to do in Edmonton this month

Tags: February Local Events

  Silver Skate Festival (Feb. 9 – 19) Nearly three decades of sports celebrations, this festival is rooted in Dutch tradition and love of winter. Proteus Saxophone Quarter (Feb. 17) Redefining the tradition of saxophone in this vibrant and vivacious concert. Indian-inspired meals (Feb. 22) Who needs to order in when you can learn to make your own delicious meals. Intersect (Feb. 23...Read More

By: Patrick Fields

Champagne Flutes to clink with on any special occasions

Tags: Home tips

The holidays may be over but stock your bar with these chic and beautifully designed champagne glasses you can bring out to celebrate those memorable moments with loved ones.  ...Read More