Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Are 40 Year Mortgages a Joke?

Yes. You read that correctly. Canada now has 40 year mortgages. 

The government just announced 40 year mortgage amortizations to help Canadians lower their monthly payments....


Embracing Affordability: A Guide to Relocating to Edmonton

Moving to a new city is an exciting adventure, and for those considering a move to, Edmonton stands out as a vibrant and welcoming destination. Nestled in the heart of...


What is a 15 Minute City and does Edmonton have them?

The concept of 15-minute cities is an urban planning and design idea that aims to create more sustainable, livable, and interconnected communities. The idea is to organize cities...


Conflicts of Interest

In rare situations, you may run into a conflict of interest. It arises when there is a real or apparent incompatibility between a real estate agent interests and your interests. Examples of common conflicts...


Is your City of Edmonton Property Assessment Accuarate?

Property assesments in Edmonton are only a base point. Your home could be worth a lot less or a lot more. The city uses a computer system to generate an estimated guess of...


Edmonton Real Estate: 2023 Spotlight on Luxury

Notable luxury real estate trends taking place in Edmonton

Tight inventory levels continued to challenge luxury buyers in the Edmonton real estate market first three months of 2023, with high-end sales over $1 million hovering...


How to Accurately Use the Residential Measurement Standard

Alberta REALTOR® must use the Residential Measurement Standard (RMS) when measuring residential properties. This measurement standard helps consumers easily and accurately...


Do houses in Edmonton have radon and how concerned should you be?

What is Radon?

Radon is an odourless, tasteless, colourless radioactive gas that is the by-product of uranium decay. Uranium occurs naturally in soil and rock f...


What is an upside down mortgage?

An upside-down mortgage is simply a mortgage in which is more money is owing than what the property is worth. An upside down mortgage can happen to anyone. With real estate markets in big cities...


Living in Riverbend Edmonton

The Riverbend neighborhood is one of the best and favorite places to live in southwest Edmonton. It consists of nine communities. The new part of Riverbend is located on the east side of Terwillegar...


Lake front properties in Summerside Edmonton

Summerside is an exclusive community in southeast Edmonton with a beautiful 28-ft. deep, 32 acre lake which was designed for swimming, fishing and paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing...


What's a Zero Lot Line?

A zero lot line house is where the property structure comes up to or very near the edge of the property line. Townhouses are good examples of zero lot line structures. Over the last few decade, most houses...


How much are closing costs in Edmonton Alberta

Are you ready to purchase your new home? Often, buyers find themselves overwhelmed with the cost of purchasing a home and should be aware of these extra home costs to ensure you won't...


How Realtor® Commissions are Divided

When an agent lists a property on realtor.ca, usually half of the commission is for the buyers agent and half is for the selling agent. Once the REALTOR® has sold the property (all ...


Living in Wolf Willow Edmonton

Wolf Willow is a upper scale west Edmonton neighbourhood best known for its hidden country acreages anf the famous wolf willow staircase which leads to Riverbend.Wolf Willow is the best west Edmonton...


The real estate absorption rate affects how long your property will be on the market and in return has a major effect on the sold price of your home ? It is also a way to predict future selling prices.

How to calcuate your absorption...


4. Big Lake

 Located in northwest Edmonton, Big Lake is the best neighborhood to live for several reasons. It is nestle away from the rest of the city near St. Albert, east of the Anthony Hendayand Ray Gibbon Drive. The Big Lake neighborhood...


5. Lake District

The Lake District is located in the northeast, however it is also called "Edmonton North". This part of our city is named from the many storm water ponds which create the community lakes. Architects designed the Lake District to...


6. Cameron Heights

Cameron Heights is located off of Anthony Henday Drive nestled along the river valley in west Edmonton. It is a quiet high-end luxury neighborhood and is one of our cities best communities to live in.

Cameron Heights is a newer...


7. Bonnie Doon

Bonnie Doon is a central southeast Edmonton neighbourhood well-known for it's francophone community. This southeast Edmonton neighborhood features offers the École Maurice-Lavallée high school and the Campus Saint-Jean...



Griesbach homes are situated on the former site of the Canadian Forces Base in northwest Edmontonwhich has won the best community award on the local (CHBA Edmonton Region), provincial  and national levels. The Griesbach developer...


9. Glenora

Glenora is located in central west Edmonton near downtown. It is best known for it's upscale luxry houses and has always been a top desirable place to live for elite buyers. Glenora is one of our oldest residential real estate...


10. Windermere

Windermere, a few years ago was the top southwest Edmonton community to live in. It was marketed as "the place to live" with a focus on the prestigious nearby golf courses and country clubs and the exclusive shops in the Currents...

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