Moving tips to add to your
"TO DO list"

By: Re/max Western Canada

Moving tips to add to your
"TO DO list"

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

Preparing to move into a new home can be overwhelming. Needless to say you have a lot on your plate, so we reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers — a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates from throughout Canada — to make a list of the most important moving tips a buyer should keep in mind to prepare to move into their new home. Address Forwarding Forward your mail. Mi...Read More

Test your knowledge!

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Test your knowledge!

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

Real estate can be complicated. First of all, we’re talking about a bundle of your hard-earned and harder-saved money. Second, there are many different factors that can affect the trajectory of the housing market, including economics, politics and others. It’s vital that homebuyers and sellers assemble a knowledgeable team of professionals to help answer all the qu...Read More

Tiny Home Improvements to Keep Your Summer Living Cool

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Tiny Home Improvements to Keep Your Summer Living Cool

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Keeping Cool Ideas

If you’re trying to beat the heat in your tiny home over the hot summer months, here’s some good news: It’s relatively easy to keep a small space cool while staying off the grid. With a little pre-planning using the tips below, you will stay cool in your tiny space through the season. Location, location, location. Beat the heat by positioning your tiny home in just the right spo...Read More

7 Budgeting Tips When Saving for a Down Payment

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

7 Budgeting Tips When Saving for a Down Payment

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Saving Tips

Saving enough money for a down payment can be challenging, but some discipline and a plan may help bring you closer to homeownership. Here are some tips to get you started. Track every dollar Find out exactly where your money goes each month by keeping track of every single item or service you purchase over 30 days. Review your credit card and bank statements to categorize where you spend eac...Read More

Small nest egg, big dreams? 5 Tips for buying your retirement home

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Small nest egg, big dreams? 5 Tips for buying your retirement home

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

Planning for retirement means making a lot of decisions, including when you’ll stop working, how much you’ll withdraw from your savings each year, and where you’ll live. Many North Americans view retirement as an opportunity to move into a new home; in fact, 64 percent of retirees either have moved or plan to move. Ready to begin planning for your golden years? Here are five tip...Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Lawn Care

By: By Rebekah White

Do’s and Don’ts of Lawn Care

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

While the arrival of summer heralds great rejoicing by outdoor enthusiasts around the country, warm-weather lawn care can be a bit of a daunting task. This is especially true if you are a first-time homeowner or novice landscaper. Fortunately, maintaining a healthy lawn isn’t challenging – heed this simple list of do’s and don’ts to keep your lawn looking fresh and green. ...Read More

4 Home Fixes for Father's Day

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

4 Home Fixes for Father's Day

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

This Father’s Day, help your dad knock a few items off his “Honey-Do” list. Here are four household tasks you can easily hire out to allow him a day of fishing, golf or grilling out for a very special Father’s Day. Gutter Cleaning and Repair – Full of leaves and who knows what else, gutters require constant maintenance. It’s not a hard job but one that takes ...Read More

4 Gardening Tips for the Lazy Landscaper

By: Kat Johnson

4 Gardening Tips for the Lazy Landscaper

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Landscaping iIdeas

4 Gardening Tips for the Lazy Landscaper Keeping up with landscaping can take a lot of time and energy. Between weekly mowing, picking weeds, and tending to all of the plants it can be a lot of work for those who are busy. Check out these easy gardening tips for those who simply don’t have a lot of extra time for a jungle inspired garden. 1. Plant a Xeriscape If you live near a metro area...Read More

3 Tips for the Ultimate Staycation

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

3 Tips for the Ultimate Staycation

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Holiday Ideas

The temperature is warming up, the kids are finishing school and plans for what's next this summer are being made. Are you dreaming of unplugging from work and other responsibilities and, at the same time, looking to save up to make your next home purchase? You can do it all with a well-planned staycation that allows you to relax, recharge and enjoy some down time in the comfort of your own ho...Read More

4 Responsible Pet Tips for Condo or Apartment Living

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

4 Responsible Pet Tips for Condo or Apartment Living

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Condo living for pets

You've finally found an condo or apartment for rent for you and your pet  – now how do you stay in your pet-friendly community's good graces? Badly behaved pets are a liability and result in no-pet policies, so make a good name for owners everywhere with these pet tips. 1. Pick up after your pets Common areas are there for everyone to enjoy. Imagine stepping in some dog doo w...Read More