January 2016

There are 3 blog entries for January 2016.

Edmonton Exercise

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - This time of year usually finds me looking for a place to exercise in the Edmonton area, mostly to address the extra layer of 'padding' I put on sometime between Christmas and Valentines Day. I usually look for a place that interests me, that has clean, well maintained equipment, as well as people that make me feel welcome when I am there. Don't get me wrong - I am there for the workout only, and very little socializing. Like most people, my struggle is to get started, which is why I always try and vary where I go and what I do for my physical exercise needs.

There are a few options when looking for a place to workout - primarily broken down into 3 groups:

  • Private Gyms - These are located all over the city,
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Prime Edmonton Real Estate - The Edmonton real estate market is beginning to see a shift from a seller's market to more of a buyer's market. This is a consequence of the downturn in the economy, which has seen thousands of jobs leave Alberta for a variety of local and global reasons. It should be noted that there are different areas of the market that will feel the pinch more than others as the city transitions into this new reality.

What is a seller's market vs. a buyer's market? It is quite simple. Within a demand and supply model, a seller's market takes places when there is a higher demand and lower supply of homes for sale. A buyer's market, on the other hand, takes place when there is a higher supply and a lower demand for purchase.

So who

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Urban Garden

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - I loved my backyard garden - or urban garden, which is the new, hip, term to use for it these days. Call me old fashioned(or just old) but when I was a kid, my mom just called it a garden. I remember being 5 or 6 years old and having a garden in the back yard - and 2 things in particular - 1) don't ever eat anything in the garden unless your parents told you! and 2) my mom seemed to be fussing around it all the time. Fast forward 30 some odd years, and 5 years of dreaming and scheming about having one in my backyard, and it became a reality.

Here's 5 things I learned About Having a garden in the backyard:

  1. The start up to create your garden area can be as small or as big as you want. For us, it was done out of
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