Edmonton Real Estate Blog

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...

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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...

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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...

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How to Write the Right Real Estate Offer

The hardest part of buying a home is house-hunting to find the right property. Once you have found a property you like, the next step in to write an offer. Purchase agreements in Edmonton...

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A Step by Step Guide to Buying a Home in Edmonton

Step 1: Learn about Homeownership

There are many benefits to owning your home including personal freedom and financial equity building. Every year you live in your home, you gain...

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How to Hire the Right Real Estate Agent when Buying

Choosing the right REALTOR® is one of the most important decisions that you will make when you’re ready to buy a home in Edmonton. A good agent can help you navigate...

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Pros and Cons of Different Property Ownerships

Before buying a home, it’s important to consider what type of lifestyle you live. If you travel a lot, a house may not be the best choice. No matter what type of home you choose,...

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Benefits of New Home Buying

From lower upfront maintenance costs to design flexibility, new construction provide opportunities for home buyers. While some buyers are holding out for the right house to become available – one...

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Questions to Ask a Buyers Real Estate Agent

Below is a great question list for all Edmonton new home buyers. Purchasing a home is one of the largest investments you will make in your lifetime. Choose your REALTOR® carefully...

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Do you really need a property inspection when purchasing a home in Edmonton?

A property inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation. It is for...

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Understanding Buyers Brokerage Agreements in Alberta

Buyer Brokerage Agreements have been around for several years, and have only been mandated for the last decade. This legal change created security for both consumers and&nbs...

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Welcome to our Open House!

When real estate agents host an open house, the ultimate goal is to sell the home. The agent who is hosting the open house is representing the seller, has already spent time and money making the property...

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How to get Mortgage Pre-Approvals

Depending on who you have chosen, for your Edmonton REALTOR®, the brokerage may have several in-house mortgage brokers to help you or you can make an appointment with your current financial...

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Alberta REALTOR® Fiduciary Duties

Real Estate Agents in the province of Alberta who are in an agency capacity for buyer or seller clients have duties mandated by the legal system called fiduciary duties. The position of the...

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Are You Paying too Much for Your Property?

Before you offer any seller a price for a property, there are a few facts you should know. The asking price or the city assessment of a property does not necessarily reflect the "market...

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Should I get title insurance in place of a the real property report?

If possible, it is best to have a current real property report with compliance when buying or selling a home to ensure all property buildings are within the ...

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