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July 2018 – Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
July 2018 Edmonton Real Estate Market Reports

July 2018 Edmonton Real Estate Market Reports

*Stats as of June 30, 2018

Here we are in the full swing of summer and we can tell by the number of listing son the market, that folks are trying to change homes entirely, rather than resorting to renovations on an older home.  We see this a lot in real estate, gone are the days when Home Owners held onto their homes for 20 or 30 years.  The new normal is that homes have a large percentage of change-over in three years, that’s it, just three years. This year, is no different than the last few that I have been a REALTOR® for.  Inventory is up, period.  Lots of homes on the market, period.  If you want to be a part of the 16% of homes that sell, price your homes correctly for sale.  If you don’t want to be on market again next year, crunch those numbers.  It is an absolute must, if you must move.

Now, for the market reports:

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June 2018 – Edmonton Real Estate Market Reports

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
June 2018 Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

June 2018 Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

*Stats as of May 30, 2018

Well, I’m certainly glad that the Tornado warnings this weekend, didn’t destroy my home, flowers or hurt any of my family members, thank goodness.  Here we are chugging along into the spring and summer seasons, with the snow melted and buyers out there looking to move their families before school starts in the fall.  There should be a bit of a drag coming up this July for the Real Estate Market, knowing that a lot of Yeggers will be heading off for blessed holidays!

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April 2018 – #YEG Real Estate Market Reports

Friday, April 6th, 2018
YEG Real Estate Market Report - April 2018

YEG Real Estate Market Report – April 2018

The Residential selling price in Edmonton has creeped up over the years, this month sitting at $374,264 a 0.77% increase year over year and down 0.03% from last month.  The market is warming up, just like the outdoors.

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How Does a REALTOR® know it is Spring?

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
How does a REALTOR® know it's Spring?

How does a REALTOR® know it’s Spring?

Her last three deals were all #multipleoffers … lol #yegre #remaxhustle #realtorlife

Remax #YEG Market Share – 2017 Year Totals

Sunday, April 1st, 2018
Remax #YEG Market Share - 2017 Year Totals

Remax #YEG Market Share – 2017 Year Totals

Wondering who you should list or buy your home with?  I hope this chart helps you to make an informed decision.  Do the numbers show a good return on your investment as the Seller or Buyer?  Will you have an experienced Agent?

RE/MAX – 975 Members – 43.75% Total Market Share

Royal Lepage – 346 Members – 10.71% Market Share

Realty Executives – 111 Members – 9.22% Market Share

Century 21 – 317 Members – 7.65% Market Share

Maxwell Realty – 496 Members – 5.54% Market Share

Homes & Garden – 224 Members – 1.98% Market Share

Comfree – 14 Members – 1.97% Market Share

Now Real Estate – 106 Members – 1.72% Market Share

2% Realty – 23 Members – 1.35% Market Share

Coldwell Banker – 40 Members 1.29% Market Share

 

Whether buying or selling your home, you have several decisions to make.

Should you work with a REALTOR®? Which real estate company will provide the best value? Which REALTOR® within that company will be best suited to help you through the process?

We reached out to the RE/MAX Influencers: A panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates from throughout Canada. We asked them: Why should a consumer work with RE/MAX when he/she has so many options out there?

The Brand

Chances are, you would have a hard time finding someone who has never heard of “RE/MAX.” With 100,000 Sales Associates in nearly 100 countries worldwide, the RE/MAX name—along with the iconic balloon—represents a professional organization that has become an industry leader.

RE/MAX also advertises through many mediums, including: Television, print, online and physical signs such as NHL rink boards. This high level of exposure will go to work for you when listing your property. Many RE/MAX Sales Associates are also affiliated with the Children’s Miracle Network; therefore, the sale of a RE/MAX Miracle Home will help support your local children’s hospital. According to ComScore, RE/MAX Canada also leads other real estate brands with its significant traffic to remax.ca.

“In an uncertain market, consumers become less speculative. Instead, they rely on proven brands to reinforce their efforts to manage one of their most important investments. They rely on the experience and expertise that has made RE/MAX one of the most recognizable brands in the real estate world.”

Sales Associates

RE/MAX Sales Associates have the experience to get the job done in today’s market.

The vast majority of our membership are full-time agents who are experts in their local communities. They work hard and are committed to help their clients through the home buying or selling process. *RE/MAX agents sell more real estate than any other Canadian brand.

“RE/MAX is often a collection of the top REALTORS® in any given marketplace. RE/MAX also has an international network: This type of network could be where the buyer of my client’s home comes from.”

Training and Support

RE/MAX supports all of its Sales Associates with comprehensive training and ongoing support.

Our affiliates are highly skilled and educated, and they have the latest tools and technology at their fingertips. They are motivated to put this knowledge and experience to work for you!

*Source: MMR Strategy Group study to RE Buyers & Sellers

YEG Real Estate Market Reports – March 2018

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Hi folks,

Thanks for popping by again.  There has been a few glitches int he system lately and I haven’t been able to post, so getting back to your regularly scheduled program here, let’s start with the Market Stats for Edmonton, ending February 28, 2018.

Edmonton Real Estate Market Rerports

Edmonton Real Estate Market Reports – March 2018

The Residential average is creeping up. $374,469 a 3.5% increase year over year and a 3.99% increase from last month.  The market is warming up, just like spring.

Residential single family dwellings have increased 3.85% since last year and 4.07% over last month.

Condo dwellings, not such good news for us, but it could be worse, year to year we have dropped 0.04% to $235,694.

Rowhouses and Duplexes are sitting at an average of $365,537 down 0.26% from last year and down 0.30% from last month.

Highest sales for February?

Single Family – $1,620,192 Condos – $900,000 Duplex/Rowhouse – $675,000

Average days on market?

Single Family: 64 Days, same as last year

Condos: 76 Days, creeping up from last year

Duplex/Rowhouse: 65 Days, creeping up from last year

Quantity of New Listings?

1,904 new listings for a total of 5,038 listings on market

Sales in February?

778 sales – which shows 6.48 Months of inventory on market.

Price your homes right.  It will matter.

Another 5 Star Review for this REALTOR

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Another 5 Star Review for this Edmonton Realtor

Another 5 Star Review for this Edmonton Realtor

Jeanine recently helped us buy our first home in Edmonton and we could not have been more pleased with the process! My partner and I contacted Jeanine initially based on the positive experience I had when I accompanied a friend to look at homes (for her) in Edmonton earlier in 2017. Jeanine came to our first meeting enthusiastic and well prepared, and every interaction we had with her after that was the same. She’s the perfect balance between professionalism and complete honesty which was a real asset given we were first time home buyers.

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Is the Real Estate Market finally picking up speed in June?

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

EDMONTON HOME SALES REPORT for June 2017

The sun is out, the clouds are gone and summer is finally upon us, a much needed reprieve from winter! Check out our guide for the hottest, most upbeat summertime events that you can’t miss. Check out recent developments in our local real estate market and the latest market reports. As always I am at your call, to help. If you or your clients are looking to buy or sell real estate, please keep me in mind.  Your referral is the best compliment I can receive.

Last May (2016) we had 3,195 new listings come on the market and a total of 8,018 properties for sale.  This May 3,677 new listings appeared for a total of 8,385 homes on market. This is continuing last years trend with an abundance of properties for sale, and 4.53 months of inventory in a Buyers Market.

Last May (2016) a total of 1,906 homes sold in the Edmonton area.  This May 1,853 SOLD.  About the same number of sales.

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Edmonton: How To Bounce Back After a Real Estate Crisis

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

YOURS TRULY and Edmonton, were just featured in an interview by Point2Homes.com. Check out the  interview and what we discussed.

If you’re looking to buy real estate, we advise you to sit down with a passionate agent, for a long talk. The information and perspective you’ll learn is simply invaluable. We did just that, with expert agent Jeanine Osborne (and her gorgeous cat). Read her excellent insights into the Edmonton real estate market, from condominiums to foreclosures, and everything in between.

Expert agent Jeanine Osborne talks Edmonton real estate.

Tell us a few words about your job as a real estate professional? What do you love most about your job?

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REMAX 2017 Spring Market Trends Report

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Toronto buyers, are looking for greater affordability in markets across southern Ontario. In turn, they are driving price appreciation in Mississauga, Brampton, Durham, Barrie, Hamilton-Burlington, Windsor, and as far away as Kingston. The GTA saw the average residential sale price rise by 29 per cent, up from $675,492 in the first quarter of 2016 to $873,631 during the same period in 2017.

At the same time, housing demand has slowed in Greater Vancouver compared to Q1 of 2016, and the average residential sale price decreased 11 per cent year-over-year, from $1,094,936 in the first quarter of 2016 to $969,900 in 2017. The decline in average sale price is in part due to the introduction of the foreign buyer tax last August, a relatively severe winter and the natural stabilization of prices after the market reached a high point in May 2016. Move-over buyers from Vancouver and buyers migrating from other provinces continue to fuel activity in Fraser Valley, Kelowna, and in Victoria, particularly in the upper-end of the market due to relative affordability in these regions.

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