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How to Sell Your Vacant Lot Fast

The real estate market in St. Albert has experienced some slight dips in recent months. But it continues to be very stable for the most part.

Because of this, it might be a great time for you to sell vacant land that you've been holding onto for a little while now. There are land buyers who are in search of vacant lots for sale and would be willing to pay top dollar for your raw land.

Before you list land for sale, though, you should make sure you're ready to use the right strategies for selling vacant land. They should make it possible for you to sell vacant land faster than you may have imagined you would be able to.

We've put together a list of tips that'll help you sell...


13 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Realtor Services

Most of us think homes and finances are the two most important factors when buying or selling a house. But there is a third, vital part of this picture.

Finding the perfect realtor is one of the smartest ways to help you get one step closer to that dream home. There is no shortage of choice. And there is a way to sift through the options and find the right realtor services.

Whether you're buying or selling, in this article, we'll share 13 essential questions to ask a prospective realtor. Use this list to help you find the perfect match, and you'll be one step ahead in your real estate journey

1. What Experience and Expertise Do You Offer?

One of the most essential qualities in any realtor...


11 Home Improvement Projects to Increase Your Resale Value

As of 2021, the average Home price in Canada is over $700,000. For many people, this has served as a large obstacle to overcome.

For others, it has proven to be a great investment opportunity. Regardless of how much you pay for your home, there are certain home improvement projects that can help increase resell value.

We've put together a brief list full of the best home improvements you can make. Let's take a closer look.

1. Kitchen Renovation

The kitchen is often considered the heart of the home, so it's no surprise that a kitchen renovation can have a big impact.

Whether you choose to upgrade your appliances and countertops or completely gut the space, any investment in this area should pay...


Home Evaluation Checklist: What Happens During the Process

The average cost of a home in Canada is about $796,068, 11% higher than what it was last year. A home is easily one of the biggest investments most people make in their lives, Plus, with ever-rising house prices, most people are unwilling to play hit-or-miss with the houses they buy.

In most cases, house buyers will ask for a home evaluation, and even have a home evaluation checklist before buying the home in question. The same goes for people looking to sell their homes, given that they want them to fetch the highest prices possible. So what's all the fuss about home evaluation, and what does it entail?

These are both excellent questions, and we have all the answers you need right here....


How to Get Your Lawn Ready For Spring

After a long Canadian winter, it's that time of year again! With spring in full fling, it's time to get some sunshine and spend hours outdoors.

With the advent of summer, many people will be hosting outdoor events in their backyards. To get ready for your new full social calendar in the wake of a year of isolation, is your lawn looking up to the task?

If you're wondering how to get your lawn ready for spring, we've assembled some tips for your spring lawn preparation!

It doesn't matter if you're selling, buying or renting your home here are some tips for a beautiful lawn.

Start With Basic Cleanup

Over the winter, twigs, leaves, and other debris likely accumulated in your lawn. Take the time to...


What is Home Staging: Your Guide to Highlighting Your Space

The Canadian housing market is going through a period of unforeseen high activity. With the global coronavirus pandemic still driving more people than ever to work from home, thus demanding more space, real estate prices have skyrocketed. There has never been a better time to sell your home for its maximum value.

However, if you want to get the best value for your home, you need to ensure your home is properly staged. What is home staging? How can it help your home sell faster than any others on the market? Here's what you need to know about this critical part of the home sale preparation process.

What Is Home Staging?

Let's dive right into the heart of the matter: What is home staging? In...


The 5 Essential Tips for Buying Commercial Real Estate in Edmonton and Area

Buying commercial real estate is one of the most excellent investments. It’s one of the most lucrative investment opportunities of all time.

However, when buying commercial real estate, it’s crucial to understand that the higher the reward, the higher the responsibility. Thus, it’s advisable to mind due diligence and ensure you take the proper steps during the purchasing process.

If you are looking into purchasing commercial properties as an investment, it’s essential to know that it’s quite different from buying a residential property. The commercial property will require more out of you. However, with the proper dedication, you can always learn how to navigate the...


Buying a Home in St. Albert, Alberta: What to Look for

Buying a new home is stressful. It's can be a long process full of ups and downs. Between getting approved for a loan, touring homes, and negotiating with sellers, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the process. 

When moving to a new location, it can be even more challenging. However, moving to a new home in St. Albert, Alberta doesn't have to be difficult.

If you plan ahead and use the resources available to you, buying a new home can be a fantastic, validating experience. Furthermore, St. Albert is a fantastic place to live.

If you're looking for your next house, we want to make your life easier. Keep reading for a quick guide on what to look for when buying homes in St. Albert.

Find the Right...


5 Signs You Have Found The Perfect Rental Property For You!

The amount of Canadians in the housing market who rent their homes accounts for 33% of the population

The recent coronavirus housing crash led many renters and homeowners to seek more affordable options. This applied to both residential and commercial real estate. 

If you have found yourself in need of a new rental property, you're certainly not alone. However, finding the perfect place can be a challenge if you aren't aware of the positive signs as well as red flags to watch for. 

Ready to start your hunt but want to ensure the most effective use of your inspection times? Follow along to learn 5 no-fail signs that you've found the perfect property.

1. You're Already...


Moving on up: 9 Tips for Upsizing Your Home

In life, our major goals are to become happier, healthier, and wealthier as time goes on. Typically, this means moving up in our careers, building a family, and creating a life of luxury and contentedness. 

However, as things progress and our families get bigger, we often find ourselves needing a larger home. If things are going as planned, by this time, you should have the finances to accommodate upsizing your home. However, before you make any big moves or commitments, there are a few things to consider. 

We want to help you make sure your process of trading up is as smooth and successful as possible. Keep reading for our top nine tips on what to do when finding a bigger home for you...


Quick Guide to Commercial Real Estate

Quick Guide to Commercial Real Estate

If you are interested in building long term wealth, then commercial real estate will help you achieve your goals. However, if you've never bought a commercial property before, it may be quite daunting. While navigating the ins and outs may be challenging, the right information will be a useful tool. 

This article will give you a guide to commercial real estate purchase. If you are a first-time buyer, then keep reading to find out what you need to know when you buy your first commercial property.

What Is Commercial Real Estate (CRE)?

Before diving into this guide to commercial real estate, it helps to know what this type of real estate is. CRE refers to...


5 Benefits of Renting a Home That You Haven't Thought of Before

When most people see a nice home, they think of the long-term investment it represents. They think of a family, long-established in a charming neighbourhood. 

But this isn't always the case. In these days of skyrocketing housing prices, homes are just as likely to be rental properties. And there are numerous benefits of renting a home. 

Let's check out some of them, including a few you might never have thought of. 

1. Greater Flexibility

To begin with, let's start with one of the top benefits of renting a home: the sort of flexibility that buying a home can't match. 

If you're more interested in exploring a city or town, rather than putting down permanent roots, this is an...


9 Easy Ways to Increase Rental Property Income

Having a rental home can be challenging at times. Finding easy ways to increase your rental property income - even harder.

Renting your house out for a higher price will increase your rental property income, but you want to do it in a way that is fair for all parties.

Providing a quality house with top-rated customer service, proper maintenance, and a fair market price is a sure-fire way to win any tenant’s hearts.

To increase your monthly return, we will need to look at your property the same way our property managers do.

Here are 9 easy steps to increase your monthly return on your property investment:

1. Curb Appeal

Realtors will tell you that giving your house curb appeal is one of the...


Bring Your First Home to Life: A Guide to Starting a Garden from Scratch

What makes a house a home? There are many aspects of your house that make it feel more like a home and a beautiful garden is one of them. A house for sale on the market is an empty structure on a lot of land. 

A home is a house that's been modified and made to suit your personal preferences and daily needs. It's something that you've made your own! Starting a garden from scratch might seem daunting, but once you've achieved the final product it'll all be worth it. 

Are you ready to start your own garden but not sure where to begin? Below is our guide on everything you need to know about starting a garden from the ground up! Continue reading to learn more!

1. Choose What You'll...


Make Your Space Feel Like Yours: 9 Decoration Tips for Your First Home

You have just moved into your first home. Whether you are renting or purchased your first home, making it feel like an actual home can take some time and settling into.

It may be harder to decorate a rental property as it’s mostly used for short term provisions but creating a sense of home is something to be perceived in our minds. A house can become more than a home. In this article we are going to look at two of the happiest nations on the planet, Canada and Denmark.

Both these nations have similar values in how we handle the long, cold and dark winters. As Canadians we have the feeling of hominess in our culture whereas our cousins in Denmark have something called, "hygge" (pronounced...


7 Questions to Ask a Property Manager Before You Hire

Hiring a property manager is a great step to take when owning rental property. Property managers take a lot of the weight off the shoulders of the owner when it comes to maintaining the property, dealing with tenants, and much more. It's even more beneficial to hire a property manager when your rental property is in a different state than you.

When this happens, it makes it more difficult to manage your property since you can't be there in person to see everything through. However, you need to take your time and ensure that you're hiring someone who you can trust with your property and your income.

The best way to give yourself peace of mind when leaving your property in someone else's care...


10 Simple Tricks to Increase Curb Appeal on a Budget

They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover but should you judge a house by its curb appeal? Much like a book, your home's outside can give an impression on what's inside.

Whether you are selling or preparing your home for rent small changes can lead to a greater curb appeal. Here are ten tips on how to increase your home's curb appeal on a budget.

1. Take care of your front lawn

Taking care of your lawn is much like your hair. To look presentable, in most situations you want your hair styled. You want the same for your lawn. When you mow the grass, kill the weeds and rake the leaves it will also lead to a healthier, thicker lawn. Add some water and you will reduce the brown spots. This will...


Just a Short Drive Away: Things to Do in Edmonton

Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta. It's home to 1.3 million people. The Edmontonians live in a city with year-round interest, North America's largest mall and access to wonderful natural beauty.

Moving to St. Albert means you get the peace of living in a suburb, without being far from a world-class city. Learn about different things to do in Edmonton.

Things to Do in Edmonton

Barely a week goes by without a festival in Edmonton. Many of these events are annual celebrations with long traditions.

As well as the special events there are attractions that are available all year round. Edmonton has museums and attractions for all tastes. Add to that a diverse food and drink offer to please the...


Essential Tips for Leasing Your First Office Space

As an entrepreneur growing your business is exciting but leasing your first office space can be both thrilling and overwhelming. You know there is risks in business but mitigating the risks with an education approach will help you grow your business to success. Right now, you've likely been working from home, café’s, pubs and numerous other community areas. Whether you need that office space now, or you're looking, our experts have some free tips to make sure you get the right space for your business. Please call Guy Hebert at 780-445-4723 to view office spaces that might fit your needs.

1. Know Your Needs

Do you need space for your business or is it something you'd like? Some businesses...


How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

Being a renter can be tough and getting the first months rent and a security deposit can be daunting task, especially since most of us live pay cheque to pay cheque. Like most renters you want the full amount of your security deposit back.

From a property manager perspective, we want to give back your security deposit and we are usually happy to do so. There are a few things that we will look for when it comes to giving back the full amount of your security deposit.

Before and During the Move in process

Keeping your security deposit starts before you move into the home. The moment you get your keys and do your initial property walk through you want to note any items that need repair, this not...

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