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Every Thursday, we've partnered with StarMetro for a feature section for real estate related content, called Moving Forward.

March 14, 2019:
Open houses still rule in digital age
The digital age seems to have taken over almost every aspect of society these days. And the real estate world is no exception. You can read the article here.

March 7, 2019:
Resale homes see little demand
Demand for resale homes in the City of Edmonton continues to be sluggish with an elevated level of inventory and that's having a negative impact on prices. You can read the article here.

February 28, 2019:
Walkability marks Carter Crest area
The Carter Crest neighbourhood in southwest Edmonton is a relatively quiet established neighbourhood with its appeal being that it is centrally located in the city. You can read the article here.

February 21, 2019:
Positive signs for commercial real estate sector
Edmonton’s residential real estate market may still be struggling under the burden of a challenging economy but there are positive signs for the commercial sector. You can read the article here.

February 14, 2019:
Emotion plays big role in homebuying
And it’s more prevalent in Alberta’s major cities compared with the national average. You can read the article here.
 
February 7, 2019:

January shows dip in residential sales
And while several economic fundamentals are showing some positive signs and growth, that’s not happening with the real estate market. You can read the article here.

January 31, 2019:

Central McDougall Faces Makeover
The largely residential community has history and location behind its appeal as it’s situated immediately north of the downtown core and near the booming new Ice District. You can read the article here.

January 24, 2019:
Downsizing? Start planning early

So you are thinking of downsizing and don’t know where to begin to make that critical lifestyle choice. Where do you start?
You can read the article here.

January 17, 2019:
Prices of homes to decrease this year
Not much is expected to change in 2019 for the Edmonton resale housing market from the challenging year it experienced in 2018.
You can read the article here.

January 10, 2019:

Affordability to drive 2019 market
As the residential real estate market heads into 2019 following a challenging 2018, several key factors will play a role in determining demand for homes and the types of homes people will be buying in Edmonton and area.
You can read the article here.

January 3, 2019:

REALTORS® give back to communities
When it comes to giving back to the community, realtors provide a service helping people find a new home or helping them sell the home they have.
You can read the article here.

December 20, 2018:

Homebuyers have plenty of choice

The resale housing market in Edmonton started off 2018 in decent shape and was pretty much on par in the first half of the year with 2017. But the market went through some major changes in the second half.
You can read the article here.

December 13, 2018:

Edmonton's buyer's market
An elevated number of listings for sale combined with lower demand is forcing downward pressure prices in Edmonton's resale housing market.
You can read the article here.

December 6, 2018:

Decorating for the Holidays
Deck the halls and joy to the world! The holidays are in full swing, which means you will soon have a packed house of friends and family. StarMetro offers the Top 5 things you need to do to make your home more holiday ready.
You can read the article here.

November 29, 2018:

Community Spotlight
The charming Alexandra neighbourhood.  You can read the article here.

November 22, 2018:

Condo vs. Semi-Detached
Edmonton is flush with housing choices, including a vibrant sector of smaller and often centrally located condo or semi-detached homes. StarMetro offers answers as to the difference between these two popular options, how you can know what works for you and what the current market for these home looks like. You can read the article here.

November 15, 2018:

Moving Can Be an Emotional Time
You love your home, but, for whatever reason, it's time to leave it. StarMetro talks about how you should approach your break-up, how to avoid the rebound and why it's never personal.   You can read the article here.

November 8, 2018:

November Market Update
Edmonton listings rise as resale housing sales fall.  You can read the article here.

November 1, 2018:

St. Albert Jersey Gala
The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton was a proud sponsor of the St. Albert Jersey Gala in support of the Humboldt Broncos.  You can read the article here.

October 25, 2018:

Community Spotlight
Redevelopment of Griesbach honours the site's history.  You can read the article here. 

October 18, 2018:

Considerations for new homebuyers
After all, it’s likely the biggest purchasing decision a person will make in their lifetime. You can read the article here. 

October 11, 2018:

Sellers stick to prices, report says
Edmonton monthly real estate update. You can read the article here.

October 4, 2018:

Love it or List it?
The home projects are piling up and it’s time for to make the call: Do you forge ahead or move on? StarMetro provides the Top 5 signs that you’re at a crossroads and what you should do when you get there. You can read the article here.

September 27, 2018:

Community Feature
Exploring Terwillegar. You can read the article here.

September 20, 2018:

New parents
It’s one of the biggest and best things to happen in your family’s life: you’ve had a child. But the studio apartment rental you’re in no longer works and it’s time to find a home where you can settle down create those happy memories. Experts talk with StarMetro about where to start and how there isn’t a one-size-fits all solution for new parents jumping into the market for the first time. You can read the article here.
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September 13, 2018:

More homes listed as prices decrease
An elevated level of inventory continues to weigh heavily on Edmonton’s resale housing market putting downward pressure on prices overall. You can read the article here.


September 6, 2018:
List home now to sell it this autumn
The summer slowdown is over, buyers are back from vacation and you figure now is the time to sell before the snow hits the pavement. StarMetro sits down with experts to discuss what you need to consider when creating your selling strategy, how you can reach your potential buyers and what to do next once it’s sold. You can read the article here.

 
August 31, 2018:

Communities built for dog owners
Our four-legged friends are part of our families, so it makes sense that we would buy a new home with them in mind, too – right? Experts share their advice on what to consider when buying with pets, particularly if you’re looking at condos or cooperative housing, and what they need to keep in mind when it comes to selling. You can read the article here.


August 24, 2018:

Factors to think of when buying a home
For parents, one of the most daunting tasks when buying a new home is picking the right community with access to the best schools. StarMetro talks with experts on what to look for when searching for that mix of home and proximity, is there such as thing as “too close” and do new or established communities offer an edge. You can read the article here.


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