June 2018

There are 3 blog entries for June 2018.

Edmonton Real Estate Technology
Prime Edmonton Real Estate - I have been in Edmonton real estate for 20 years now, and if there's one thing that has changed more than anything in that time, it has been the role of technology and how people buy and sell their homes. Gone are the days of "White Pages" style catalogs coming out every two weeks, hustling over to individual brokers to hand pick up keys to then go and do showings, and all the other inefficient ways that we realtors used to do business.

 

These days, all I pretty much need is my phone. With the digitization of the Edmonton real estate market, everything is now a lot more efficient for those who have adapted to the new times. Not all the advancements have been good ones, but for the majority of the time, buyers and

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Prime Edmonton Real Estate - This past week in Edmonton, we saw quite the wind storm.  I mentioned in an Instagram story that it can actually end up causing tons of damage to your home and your pocketbook.

Nobody loves the wind, rain or snow that we get in severe amounts, but having it cause issues in and around your home is even worse!

Here are a few tips to prevent big issues with severe weather:

1. Protect the North and West first

This is especially true for severe weather in that most of the heavy rain, whipping wind and blowing snow that we receive comes from either the north or the west.  Can you even remember the last time that we had a strong wind from the south?  It might happen every couple of years tops.  So for things like window

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Prime Edmonton Real Estate - Yesterday, I stopped by my clients sold condo in Millwoods to give him his house warming gift for his new home in Beaumont and to collect keys for the condos new owner. While the idea of moving into a new home is exciting it is also met with an inevitable daunting task, moving!    Over the years, I have found a few tips and tricks to help home buyers move in a way that's a little less painful. Because let's be honest, who really loves the process of moving?
 
Here are my top five tips:
 
5. Make sure your moving vehicle is big enough so that you only have to take one trip.
Psychologically, the move is so much easier if you only do it in one trip. Cost-wise, renting a giant 27-foot truck really isn't more expensive than renting…
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