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

3 Tips for Avoiding Homebuyer’s Remorse

By: Re/max Real Estate

3 Tips for Avoiding Homebuyer’s Remorse

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

According to an HSH.com survey of 2,000 homeowners, nearly 80 percent of homebuyers have at least one major regret about their new home. Here are a few tips to avoid being one of them. 1. Keep your focus When you began house hunting, you likely drafted a "wants/needs" list, prioritizing the "must-have" features and noting the "would like to have" features. Don't ...Read More

Re/max Western Canada

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Re/max Western Canada

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

RE/MAX agents know staging is one of the best ways to turn an ordinary house into an extraordinary home. Recently, RE/MAX called on design lovers everywhere to enter the RE/MAX ReStage Challenge to show off their best home-staging skills. We received a ton of fabulous submissions, but in the end, it was @PolishedHabitat who took home the grand prize of a $2,000 gift certificiate to West Elm. R...Read More

Sellers: It's Risky Pricing High to 'See What Happens'

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Sellers: It's Risky Pricing High to 'See What Happens'

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

Every seller wants to get the best deal for their house—especially when you consider that as much as $500,000 in profit can be earned tax-free. So why not just price your house to the moon? After all, you can just bring it down later, right? Well, there are a few problems with that. If you price high and then slowly start bringing it down…and down…and down…buyers are go...Read More

Four Ways for Diehard Fans to Celebrate March Madness

By: Re/max

Four Ways for Diehard Fans to Celebrate March Madness

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate

If you or someone you know plans the month of March around a college basketball tournament every year — you're not alone. Many hoop fans around the country don't just love college basketball, they pour their hearts and souls into the game. Certain fans are even part of a multi-generational family legacy of sporting their alma mater's colors and foam-fingers while singing the s...Read More

Reality Check: Why Home Inspections Matter

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

Reality Check: Why Home Inspections Matter

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Home Inspectors

One of the best pieces of advice you can heed when it comes to buying a house is to order a home inspection. Regardless of whether you're a first time home-buyer or an old pro, you might have on rose-colored glasses when it comes to buying a house – your future home. Luckily, a certified home inspector has no emotional attachment to your new place and can impartially and appropriately id...Read More

Real Estate Edmonton

By: RE/MAX Western Canada

Real Estate Edmonton

Tags: YEAR OF THE DOG WITH MAX

How Do You Avoid Bad Luck in the 2018 Chinese New Year of the Dog? Ask MAX! Grab the leash and your best friend to celebrate the 2018 Chinese New Year: The Year of the Dog! This year's celebration starts on Friday, February 16, and we thought it only fitting that we would ask our RE/MAX Founder and Chairman of the Board Dave Liniger's beloved dog Max to give us all some tips to avoid ba...Read More

6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

6 Places to Find Furniture You Didn’t Think to Look

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Home Ideas

Is the cost of furniture causing to you to debate if a kitchen table is a “want” or a “need”? Don’t worry! There are plenty of options for you to furnish your nest without breaking the bank. Here are some good places to start: 1. Check with Craig Craigslist.org: the 24-hour garage sale where you never need to worry about parking! Not just for used items, many furnit...Read More

How to Build the Perfect Home Gym

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

How to Build the Perfect Home Gym

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Home Ideas

Working out doesn't have to be so much work. Ditching the gym membership for a home gym pays off in privacy, freedom, convenience, time efficiency, and cost! Here are 5 simple steps for building the perfect home gym. 1. Make Some Space Determine which workouts are right for you and find a space that fits your needs. Will you be pumping iron, doing jumping jacks, or stretching it out? A spa...Read More

From for Sale to Sold: Your Wish List Is Our Checklist

By: Bev O’Shea-Thomas

From for Sale to Sold: Your Wish List Is Our Checklist

Tags: Edmonton Real Estate Wish List!

Most people have an idea of what their dream home would look like (and if you need inspiration, we've created several Pinterest boards). You can't always get everything you want in a home – but how do you make sure your new home will come close? Work with an experienced professional – like a RE/MAX agent. Among other things that make your home hunt successful, RE/MAX agents kno...Read More