January 2015

Found 16 blog entries for January 2015.

Repair your creditOne of the foremost aspects of buying a home is securing a mortgage. Securing a mortgage can be difficult if you have bad credit, and may result in an excessively high interest rate, or a complete denial of funds. Repairing your credit should be the first thing you do, before you apply for a mortgage.

Credit Repair

Repairing your credit can be a lot of work, despite being so easy to ruin. If you miss a few payments, or lose your job, your credit rating can tank in the blink of an eye. There are several methods for tackling your credit repair, but they all require discipline and a rededication to self-control.

One popular method for repairing your credit is the Snowball Method, which entails listing every debt you have from smallest to largest and

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Mill Woods Real Estate Statistics

Total Number of Active Listings: 154
Total Condo Listings: 81
Single Family Homes: 73
Number Of Condos Sold: 13
Number of Single Family Homes Sold:16

Average value for homes available in Mill woods for 1179 sq feet house is $301,176 . Median price for active listing for 1106 sq feet home is $298,150 and highest value for Active listing for 3199 sq ft home $679,900. Average Sold price within 30 days for 1258 square feet home was $286,124 , Median price for sold listing 1119 sq feet home was $288,000 and highest selling price for 1998 sq feet home was $424,900.  Visit : http://youtu.be/mmS-73Bt3pQ

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You need to price your home fairly and competitively, but you still want to make a profit. It can be a hard line to walk because many people attempt to base their homes value on how they feel about, rather than its actual virtues. Unfortunately, sentimentality has no value for potential buyers.

How Realtor® chooses your price point

Your Realtor® will be very familiar with the local market and with just a little bit of research they will be able to see what homes like yours have sold for recently, in your area. This will provide you and your realtor with an idea of what buyers deem acceptable for your area, and give you a place to start when pricing your home.

You may feel that your home is worth about $150 000 now, since you paid $80 000

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Satoo - Edmonton Real Estate Statistics

Total Number of Active Listings: 7
Total Condo Listings: 2
Single Family Homes: 5
Number Of Condos Sold:0
Number of Single Family Homes Sold:1

Average value for homes available in Satoo for 1301 sq feet house is $347,000 and highest value for Active listing for 1554 sq ft home $440,000. Average Sold price within 30 days for 1101 square feet home was $358,500 and highest selling price for 1101 sq feet home was $358,500.

Population of Satoo is 3514. There are two schools in the neighbourhood Satoo Elementary School and Dan Knott Junior High School .Both school fall under Edmonton Public school system . It is limited on the north 23 ave, on the south by Anthony Henday Dr, on the west by 91 Street and on

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Sakaw - EDMONTON REAL ESTATE STATISTICS

Sakaw Edmonton Homes

Total Number of Active Listings: 7
Total Condo Listings: 2
Single Family Homes: 5
Number Of Condos Sold:0
Number of Single Family Homes Sold:2

Average  price for Active listing in Sakaw for 1221 sq feet home is $304,341 and Highest price for Active listing for 1578 sq feet home $449,900. Average Sold price within 30 days for 1101 square feet home was $364,500 and highest selling price for 1171 sq feet home was $385,000.

Sakaw Edmonton Real Estate

Sakaw Elementary School is the only one school in the neighbourhood. It falls under the Edmonton Public School system. Population of Sakaw is 4055. Sakaw park is situated in the neighbourhood. Watch Video : http://youtu.be/pylMdTlnBDU

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Moving with PetsMoving into a new home is very exciting, but moving with pets and children can have it’s own challenges. Children may have a difficult time adjusting to the new surroundings, and so can pets. Since pets can’t be reasoned with, there are a couple of things you can do to make the transition easier on them.

Before you move

Once you take possession of the new home, it’s a good idea to bring your pet by to introduce them to the new surroundings. Let them sniff around the home and the rest of the property to help make it more familiar. You can also bring their favorite toy with you and perhaps a familiar kennel or blanket to help illustrate the point. If you have a decent amount of time before you move, make as many trips as you can to the new home with

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Richfield - EDMONTON REAL ESTATE STATISTICS

Total Number of Active Listings: 3
Total Condo Listings: 1
Single Family Homes: 3
Number Of Condos Sold:0
Number of Single Family Homes Sold:2

Average home price for Active listings in Richfield  is $308533 and Highest price for Active listing is $439,900. Average Sold price within 30 days was $308000 and highest selling price was $341,000.


There are two elementary schools in Richfield. Grace Elementary School under Edmonton Public School and St Elizabeth Elementary School under Catholic school system. Total Population of the neighbourhood is 3623. Year of construction of this neighbourhood is 1960 or before . Richfield has Leefield Community centre.

Richfield homes for sale

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Vacation HomeA vacation home doesn’t always have to mean owning a place abroad. In fact, there are many great locations in your own backyard (meaning Canada) that would be perfect for a vacation home.

Banff

Banff is a small tourist town in Alberta surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Despite its small size, Banff has a school, grocery stores, tons of clothing stores and multiple restaurants and bars. The surrounding wilderness provides a plethora of hiking trails, riding trails and mountain climbing opportunities. Nearby Moraine Lake and Lake Louise also offer beautiful vistas and hiking opportunities. A vacation home here would provide you with year round fun and adventure, from skiing to nature watching and everything in between.

The Muskokas

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Pollard Meadows - Edmonton Real Estate Statistics

Total Number of Active Listings: 7
Total Condo Listings: 5
Single Family Homes: 2
Number Of Condos Sold:3
Number of Single Family Homes Sold:0

Average home price for Active listings in Pollard Meadows  is $232,785 and Highest price for Active listing is $449,900. Average Sold price within 30 days was $232,333 and highest selling price was $242,000.

Pollar Meadows Municipal Census 2014

 There are three schools in Pollard Meadows. Closet Shopping Centre is Millwood Town centre and Total Population of pollard meadows is 4701.  Watch Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYNTOvbJC1Q

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AmenitiesAlthough it may not seem that important initially, choosing a home with convenient neighbourhood amenities is important. Many people have visions of country living and then realize they spend a ton of money in gas traveling to the nearest grocery store, pharmacy or bank each time something comes up. This can also be an issue in the city if you don’t look at the surrounding amenities closely before purchasing a home.

Basic Needs

Some of the most basic neighbourhood amenities you’ll want to consider in the area of a potential home are pharmacies/drugstores, grocery stores, gas stations, public transit and banks. If you move into an area where there are multiple providers of these services, you will probably get better pricing due to competition in

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