November 2015

There are 3 blog entries for November 2015.

Prime Edmonton Real Estate- As you are well aware, the Anthony Henday construction has been going on for far too long - over a decade, to be exact. With 2016 comes the completion of most of the major components of the outer ring road that then mayor Bill Smith proposed back in the 1990s. I have a pretty good working knowledge of the roadway, as my father actually worked on the 1st leg of it in the west part of town when it first came about.

But outside of the obvious decrease in construction traffic along the route, what should Edmontonians expect when the Henday is finally completed by the 1st of October? I have broken it down into the good, the bad, and the ugly.

The Good

  • For those who travel a lot all over town for business, this should be a
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Edmonton Street Parking

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - Street parking is something that many Edmontonians take for granted. Although there has been a big push for increased public transit use, the city is still primarily a vehicle driven transportation city. As neighborhood designs change and the downtown core becomes more concentrated, parking has become more and more of an issue for home buyers.

Here are a few areas where you can expect more parking issues than usual:

  • Downtown - The days of free street parking all day to encourage people to come downtown have far passed by. Over the past few years the city has decreased lengths of visitor parking time, increased the costs, and created new metering systems to increase accountability to those who park in the city's
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Fall Home Tips

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - Although we have been enjoying warmer than normal weather here in Edmonton thus far this fall, it is inevitable that we will soon be facing old man winter. Each season we battle the cold, the wind, and the snow - and so does our house. Helping your home to keep you warm and comfortable in the colder months starts now!

Here are a few things that will help you get you and your home prepared for the colder weather:

  • Secure and Weatherproof Windows and Doors - make sure that the windows throughout the house are closed securely, especially older style windows. An spacing may result in draftiness and ice buildup at the seams that are open. Also - make sure that the weather stripping around your doors and framing are still
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