Edmonton Real Estate Blog

I have listed a new property at 316 2612 109 ST in Edmonton.
Welcome to this gorgeous SW CORNER UNIT condo in desireable Regent Century Park. Boasting MARBLE FLOORS and walls in both the main bathroom and master ensuite. The living room features 2 FULL WALLS OF WINDOWS, including patio doors to the balcony with GAS HOOKUP and a cosy FIREPLACE. The kitchen is complete with all STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES including a large 5-BURNER GAS STOVETOP, hood fan, wall oven, built-in microwave, fridge and dishwasher as well as gleaming GRANITE COUNTERTOPS and modern cabinetry. The 2-bedroom suite includes a spacious master with WALK-THROUGH CLOSETS and a 5-PIECE ENSUITE with HIS/HERS SINKS and separate MARBLE-TILED SHOWER and DEEP SOAKER TUB. The building is well-maintained and features a spectacular grand entrance. A WELL-EQUIPPED GYM on the 2nd floor completes the picture. Ideally located steps to the LRT and shopping and next to the planned ProCura mixed-use urban development. Complete with 2 TITLED UNDERGROUND PARKING STALLS and a TITLED 6'x5' STORAGE LOCKER.
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I have listed a new property at 2004 South Creek DR in Stony Plain.
Welcome to this gorgeous, move-in-ready home built by highly-praised Alquinn Homes. This over 2100 sf Bridgeland model home is guaranteed to impress. The home is bright and open with TALL 9' CEILINGS and gleaming HARDWOOD FLOORS. The large windows are complimented with trendy MODERN BLINDS AND WINDOW COVERINGS. The chef's kitchen boasts dark cabinetry stretching to the ceiling, QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS with MASSIVE CENTRE ISLAND and convenient WALK-THROUGH PANTRY. Upstairs, you'll find a spacious master bedroom featuring WALK-IN CLOSET and ELEGANT 5-PIECE ENSUITE with separate bath, tile/glass-surround shower and HIS/HERS SINKS. An additional two bedrooms, fantastic BONUS/FLEX ROOM, another full bathroom and a handy laundry room complete the upper floor. Outside, the yard is FULLY FENCED AND LANDSCAPED with DECK AND FIREPIT. The BASEMENT IS FRAMED AND PARTLY FINISHED with living space, bedroom & bathroom. All this plus AIR CONDITIONING and HEATED DOUBLE ATTACHED GARAGE. Just move in and enjoy your dream home.
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(NC) Renovations can be a daunting task. If your goal is to increase your property value, smaller upgrades can provide a higher return on your investment.

Here are some budget-friendly projects for key areas of your home that can boost your property value:

Kitchen. You don’t need a complete remodel to increase the value of this space – it can be as simple as focusing on one thing, such as cabinets or countertops. Refacing old cabinets by adding a fresh coat of paint, a new finish or updated knobs can bring new life to your kitchen. Adding new granite countertops is an easy way to modernize an older kitchen. Make sure to choose a countertop that fits with the price point and aesthetic of your home.

Bathroom. The bathroom is where most of us begin and end our day; modernizing it is a great way to increase your property value. New floors or shower tiles will give the illusion of a complete makeover. Updating the vanity, sink or mirror are also inexpensive options. Smaller bathroom projects like these can have high appeal to future buyers.

Windows. These are often overlooked in renovations. However, upgrading windows is a great idea for both aesthetic and energy-saving purposes. In cooler climates you can purchase windows with insulating properties, and in warmer climates you can purchase those that reflect sunlight.

Deciding on the right budget to suit your needs can be hard, but worrying about the financing shouldn’t hold you back. For an easy way to finance these renos, check out The Home Depot Project Loan, available across Canada.

 
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I have listed a new property at 2033 SADDLEBACK RD in Edmonton.
Enjoy the stress free life with this RENOVATED BUNGALOW CORNER UNIT that includes 2 BEDROOMS PLUS DEN, a private entrance and covered patio. NEWER FLOORING leads you through the home. Enjoy the warmth of the FIREPLACE while in the living or dining room. Host friends for dinner with the GORGEOUS RENOVATED KITCHEN, featuring timeless white cabinetry, extra serving space, massive sink, thick butcher block counters and walk-in pantry. The master bedroom is spacious enough for your king sized bed and furniture and includes a WALK-IN CLOSET and access to the RENOVATED 4-PC BATH. The second bedroom is impressive and also boasts a walk-in closet. The DEN with large window is an ideal office or potential 3RD BEDROOM .The NEW HIGH EFFICIENT FURNACE & HOT WATER TANK along with UPGRADED WINDOWS, SIDING, SHINGLES, and INSULATION will help save you money on utilities. Extra space in the STORAGE ROOM. A well-managed community, just steps to transit, LRT, shopping, coffee, and the TRAILS OF BLACKMUD CREEK. Don't miss it!
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(NC) With the Bank of Canada recently raising its key interest rate once again, many of are concerned about the impact on our household debt and mortgages. Fortunately, there are many tips and tricks for saving and budgeting you can use for other areas in your life.

Try the three-category budget. It can be overwhelming trying to track all your expenses, but it is advisable to have a baseline to check your progress. Money experts recommend picking just three categories you want to focus and get a handle on, since most of us overspend in just one or two categories. The three-category system is an easy way to get started on trimming expenses.

Pay down high-interest debt. One in three of us sometimes buy things we can’t afford. If you’ve put a few too many purchases on your credit cards, a big portion of your monthly payment are going just towards paying down debt. To get out ahead, consider moving the debt to a low-interest option, like a line of credit. When paying off any debt, prioritize the higher-interest loans you have and work your way down.

Boost your education. If you don’t know much about personal finances, you’re not alone. A recent survey by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada revealed 49 per cent of Canadians grade themselves C or lower on their overall personal financial skills. But it’s hard to get your budget on track when you don’t have the right tools or knowledge. Do some research and work with an expert like a chartered professional accountant to get a better handle on your income and expenses.

Work together. If you’re married or are splitting expenses with a relative, you need to be on the same page about spending and savings goals. So, sit down to outline your priorities together and create a realistic budget you both feel comfortable with and can stick to. You can even try an online budgeting tool or app to help you both track and understand expenses.

Find more information and resources to get on a path of long-term financial health at cpacanada.ca/financialwellness and also request a free educational session for any organization you’re part of.

 
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I have listed a new property at 8332 158 AVE in Edmonton.
Welcome to this beautiful home in Belle Rive. Loaded with upgrades including a completely renovated kitchen with maple kitchen cabinets, matching stainless steel LG appliances (including microwave hood fan and dual-oven range), granite countertops, under-mount double sink. New bathroom bathtubs, tile/tub surround, vanities w/marble countertop. South-facing bay window in the living room to let in plenty of light. Downstairs is a spacious family room with wood-burning fireplace. New vinyl plank flooring throughout the main floor. Outside, the yard is fully fenced with back gate, allowing you room to park an RV. New trim, paint, hot water tank, doors, fence, siding, shingles, lighting, hardware, light switches, subfloor, blinds... need I go on? Close to a park, school, trails, quick access to transit, shopping and more. All that and the best price in Belle Rive. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity.
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