February 2015

Found 19 blog entries for February 2015.

Allendale Homes For Sale Statistics 

Allendale Real Estate

Current Home Prices Size (sq ft) Listing Price Listing Price/sq feet
High  2016 $689,900 $557.50
Low  642 $299,000 $240.05
Average 1332 $478,052 $369.05
Median 1297 $472,400 $344.72

Allendale Houses & Condos Listings Statistics (2- Listings Sold)

Sold Home Prices Size (sq ft) Listing Price Listing Price/ sq feet Sold  Price Listing Price/sq feet Days on Market 
High  1216 $479,500 $394.33 $466,000 $383.22 33
Low  985 $329,900 $334.92 $300,000 $304.57 24
Average 1100 $404,700 $364.62 $383,000 $343.90 28
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What’s the worst part of being a first time home buyer? After tightening your belt to save up  for a mortgage, you go through the song and dance of all the procedures, and then pay a down payment. That’s okay, you were prepared for that, you did those calculations…but then your lawyer’s fees come out, moving expenses and all of sudden you are looking at a property tax bill. Talk about financial stress and strain!

Lucky, banks such as CIBC, offer something called a cashback mortgage, which is geared toward first-time buyers, and yes, it means exactly what you think it does. You get cash in hand from you mortgage – just in time to cover all those last minute expenses.

CIBC says that “The amount of money you receive is based on the size and term of

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Whether you are painting a new home or painting one to sell it, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

Quality is important

If you have to live in the home, you’ll want a quality paint job that includes impeccable finishing. The same is true if you are selling. A shoddy paint job will be obvious to potential buyers, and although only cosmetic, it will be another thing on their to-do list if they buy it. To this end, getting a professional to do the job is a good idea, but you can do it yourself if you do it right. Get tips from experts at your local hardware store and choose quality paint and tools to get the job done right the first time.

Plan it

Planning your paint job can be as simple as hiring a professional or carefully planning

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We all have to pay a mortgage or rent at some point, not to mention the added burden of utilities and amenities like cable and internet. It’s not cheap! But there are ways you can reduce your utility costs, one of those ways is by saving money on your energy use.

Buy Modern

Modern homes and appliances are built to reduce the amount of energy required to run them. Better insulation, more effective lightening – the works. Choosing Energy Star appliances is a great way to lower costs. With modern luxuries, however, comes a plethora of gadgets and gizmos that require power. Don’t leave cell phones, lap tops or tablets plugged in consistently. From countertop appliances to tech gadgets, unplug whatever is not in use.

Switch Bulbs

Choose

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Allard Homes For Sale Statistics (34 Listings)

Current Home Prices Size (sq ft) Listing Price Listing Price/sq feet
High  3451 $1,150,000 $538.16
Low  1260 $359,900 $240.36
Average 2463 $740,743 $309.35
Median 2808 $784,350 $271.52

Allard Houses & Condos Listings Statistics (4- Listings Sold)

Sold Home Prices Size (sq ft) Listing Price Listing Price/ sq feet Sold  Price Listing Price/sq feet Days on Market 
High  3365 $879,900 $266.17 $879,000 $261.22 98
Low  2091 $489,900 $219.70 $482,100 $214.50 31
Average 2693 $667,175 $245.41 $652,000 $239.65 58
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Home StylesThere is such a huge variety of home styles available on the market, and unless you know exactly what you want, it can be a dizzying decision to broach. While older homes, say built in the 70’s, offer predominantly bungalow living, its not true of all. Edmonton architecture offers a healthy dose of bungalows and two-story family homes, in both older and modern styles.

The Cape Cod

Cape Code homes are very traditional two-story houses, originally constructed of red brick with a low broad frame, where the second story often included the attic space, making bedrooms quite angular.

Victorian

Victorian style homes are tall, narrow structures with high roof peaks and traditional pane windows. Inside they displayed many separate rooms, often smaller

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Weinlos Real Estate Listings Statistics

Weinlos Homes For Sale Statistics (9 Listings)

Current Home Prices Size (sq ft) Listing Price Listing Price/sq feet      
High  2447 $475,000 $375.69      
Low  883 $152,000 $166.13      
Average 1173 $311,612 $279.84      
Median 945 $322,200 $310.02      

 Weinlos Real Estate Listings Statistics (1 listing sold in 30 days)

 
Sold Home Prices Size (sq ft) Listing Price Listing Price/ sq feet Sold  Price Listing Price/sq feet Days on Market 
High  1301 $169,900 $130.55 $167,500 $128.71 121
Low  1301
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Buying or selling a home avoid battleReal estate can be a tricky line of business, whether you are the buyer, the seller or the agent. Every home sale requires a lawyer (or should) who has experience in real estate. From document signing to land transfer tax fees and property tax assessments, your lawyer will help guide you through some of the trickier parts of your sale.

The key is using professionals in all aspects of your real estate dealings. You need to use a licensed agent, an experienced lawyer and trustworthy mortgage brokers/lenders. It’s also important that you take advantage of all opportunities to vet the property you are looking at. This includes having a licensed home inspector do a thorough investigation, as well as ensuring your agent has disclosed everything they can

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