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Edmonton: Saving the Commissions could Cost You Thousands!

Monday, May 28th, 2018
Saving the Commissions could cost you thousands

Saving the Commissions could cost you thousands

What is the largest single advantage of trying to sell your home yourself?

Saving the commissions payable.  So what is the single greatest advantage of buying a home directly from a seller or for sale by owner?  Saving the commission again. So everyone wants to save on the commissions, but who has the advantage in Edmonton- a Buyer or a Seller? Only 15% of homes currently on the market will sell within the first 90 days in Edmonton.  So clearly, a buyers market.  That being said, is the advantage on the sellers side with only one property to sell, or on the buyers side with multiple properties they could buy and the money to do so?

That’s right, the Buyer has the power.

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May 2018 – Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

Saturday, May 12th, 2018
May 2018 Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

May 2018 Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

*Stats as of April 30, 2018

The snow is gone and the sales are coming.  The Edmonton residential real Estate average is sitting at a lovely $369,258. Down year over year by 2.48% and up 1.43% from last month.

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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

14621 – 121 Street – Pending in #YEG – #YEGRE

Monday, April 2nd, 2018
14621 - 121 Street - Pending in #YEG - #YEGRE

14621 – 121 Street – Pending in #YEG – #YEGRE

 

 

purrfect_properties_edmonton #pending #yegre #remaxhustle #realtorlife #springmarket #realty #callaghan #Caernarvon

Thanks to great work from Shelley Confurious of Professional Realty Group.

 

So happy that these clients can finally move onto their dream home in Calgary.  Deposit is in and now we hurry up and wait.

 

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

9746 – 72 Avenue – Listed and Sold in just 48 hours!

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Ritchie – Edmonton

just listed in Edmonton, Purrfect Properties, Re/Max Real Estate

9746 72 Avenue – Just listed and sold for $20,000 over list price in 48 hours

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.

YEG-Real Estate Market Reports-January-2018

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Dear Friends,

I hope you are feeling refreshed, revived and ready to face 2018.  January is full of resolutions and promises but don’t be too hard on yourself.  Make time to pamper yourself between all the commitments.  This month there are some tricks for creating the perfect relaxation space right at home. Should you wish to get out of the house, look no further than our list of events happening around Edmonton this month.  To keep you up to date in the world of Real Estate, included are the latest market reports to make sure you didn’t miss anything during the holiday crunch.

And now for this months report:

YEG-Real Estate Market Reports-January-2018

YEG-Real Estate Market Reports-January-2018

 

Inventory: December finished with another full inventory and buyers market month here in Edmonton with 6.30 months of inventory for active buyers to choose from.

Total number of homes available to buy in the Greater Edmonton area: 5,736

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How To Visually Increase Your Small Kitchen

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Small houses may be the latest trend, but it seems as if most homeowners still want, or at least the impression of, a large kitchen. If your room is 70 square feet or less, you now know that you have a “small” kitchen.

Visually-Increase-Small-Kitchen

Visually-Increase-Small-Kitchen

You may be feeling claustrophobic in your tiny workspace, but before you tackle a major renovation, it’s time to clean out all those non-essential items that have been taking up extra space. When was the last time you used that bread maker? Time to donate it to a better cause. Do you really need three gravy ladles or five cookbooks? Purging some of under-utilized items should free up some space and make room for those things that you really can use.

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