StarMetro Partnership

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

July 11, 2019:
Market sees uptick in consumer confidence

Edmonton’s resale housing market continues to plug along with softened demand, decreasing inventory and falling prices, according to the monthly June MLS statistics recently released by the REALTORS® Association of EdmontonYou can read the article here.

July 04, 2019:
Awards Honour Association's best

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton handed out its annual awards recently to recognize its long-term members with two 50-year award recipients this yearYou can read the article here.

June 27, 2019:
St.Albert placing its self on the map

St. Albert has been recognized on a national level by several independent publications as one of the best places to live in Canada. And its popularity just keeps growing. You can read the article here.

June 20, 2019:
Investing in property starts with an assessment
So you’ve decided you want to own a property for investment purposes or perhaps as an extra stream of income to supplement your lifestyle? You can read the article here.

June 13, 2019:
Mixed-use developments become more prevalent in real estate 
Creating live, work and play environments in one place is increasingly becoming more of an attractive lifestyle option for people - whether they are Millennials or an older demographic that is looking to downsize. You can read the article here.

June 6
, 2019:
Residential sales see a boost from last year
“Month over month increases are typical at this time of year, when more people are looking to sell and buy homes,” says Michael Brodrick, Chair of the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. “This year is no different, but we’ve experienced an increase in overall residential sales from May of last year.” You can read the article here.

May 30, 2019:
Unique northeast faces more growth
The northeast section of Edmonton has become a great place for people to live, work and play as it has gone through a tremendous transformation over the years with more growth expected. You can read the article here.

May 23
, 2019:
Mortgage renewals should involve advisors
If your mortgage is coming up for renewal and you’re scratching your head wondering what to do now, there are a few things you should keep in mind. You can read the article here.

May 16, 2019:
4 factors to identify a healthy community
Whether it’s playgrounds or paths, parks or pools, today’s new and established communities are offering people numerous opportunities to pursue a healthy lifestyle. You can read the article here.

May 9, 2019:
Home sales up from a year ago
There were some positive signs for Edmonton’s resale housing market in April as MLS sales increased compared with a year ago and the level of listings started to ease. You can read the article here.

May 2, 2019:
Parents who help kids: consider the future costs
Purchasing a new abode these days can be a trying experience for first-time homebuyers. You can read the article here.

April 25, 2019:
Development turns downtown into the place to be
Downtown Edmonton is now the place to be - thanks to the massive development that has included a new arena for the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers as well as a hotel and office and residential towers. You can read the article here.

April 18, 2019:
Five questions for move-up homebuyers
So you’ve decided to be a move up homebuyer because you need more space for your growing family needs. You can read the article here.

April 11, 2019:
Resale demand limps along in March
MLS sales in March for the city reached 851 which was down 13.87 per cent compared with the same period a year ago and year-to-date after three months MLS sales of 2,141 are off by 11.82 per cent from the same first quarter period in 2018. You can read the article here.

April 4, 2019:
City's green spaces draw homeowners
It’s one of those quality of life factors that make the city an attractive place to call home. You can read the article here.

March 28, 2019:
People are moving back to Ottewell where they grew up
People who grew up in the neighbourhood are returning, buying homes, and establishing new lives in a mature and comfortable community they've always known. You can read the article here.

March 21, 2019:
Stress test hurts equity of homes
Not a month has gone by since January 2018 in which real-estate experts across the country have not pointed to the mortgage stress test as a main reason for the decline in home sales in Canada. You can read the article here.

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.

Monthly Market Stats

Learn more about the Edmonton and area real estate market in our monthly statistics update.