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May 2017

Found 4 blog entries for May 2017.

If you are planning to buy a new house, you must consider visiting various open houses. House hunting can be daunting and critical, but with the help of open houses, you get to know more about the available properties in your area. And of course, you have real estate agents who can offer a number of options to select from. You can even check for local real estate listings online, to find your dream house. However, attending open houses can be beneficial to those who know what they are looking for. If you don’t know how to thoroughly examine houses, you shouldn’t consider attending open houses without an expert. A real estate professional can help in inspecting the entire house, looking for structural damages or various other defects. If you’re

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Should I buy a condominium

If you are planning to buy a new home, a condominium might seem to be an appealing option because of its benefits. Like any other type of accommodation, living in condominiums or condos also has some advantages and disadvantages. If you are wondering whether to buy a condo or not, look at its pros and cons mentioned below.

No Need of Outdoor Maintenance

Condominiums don’t have a personalized lawn or a yard area for individual homes. This means you don’t have to take care of the plants, mow the grass regularly, keep pests and rodents away, shovel the outdoors, or maintain the outdoor space. The management or homeowners association take care of repairs, maintenance, and cleaning of the common outdoor space, garden, swimming pool, etc. This way,

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5 home selling mistakes to avoid

Are you planning to put your home up for sale? Selling your home can be a daunting and challenging task. Before you put up the ‘For Sale’ sign beware of the common home selling mistakes that most homeowners and sellers often make.

  1. Neglecting The Repairs Before Marketing

Don't rush the repairs just to save money. The home selling market is extremely competitive, now more than ever. If you want your home to sell your home in the shortest amount of time, you need to create a good first impression. Take the time to repair the leaks, cracks, peeling paint, and other structural, plumbing, or electrical problems.

  1. Pricing The Home Incorrectly

Overpricing or underpricing the house can be one of the biggest home selling

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Fort McMurray Real Estate – Your May Market Update

May has nearly come and gone!  For obvious reasons, we aren’t able to compare activity this month to May last year.  What I can tell you is that sales continue to show signs of strength, possibly gaining in momentum for the next month or so.  Currently there have been 51 firm sales in May with a further 44 conditionally under offer.  These numbers mean that May will almost certainly be the busiest month this year to date.

Average prices are creeping up as they often do during the busy months but they will likely stabilize moving into summer. The pace of new listings remains fairly consistent and using a three month average, our inventory has eight months of supply.  If we see sales

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