When buying a home in Edmonton, obviously you’ll be looking at key details like square footage, price and condition. However, just as important to your home buying decision is the neighbourhood.
Now, everyone who knows me knows that I love Edmonton, and there are “gems” (some of them hidden) in every neighbourhood. So I’m not suggesting here that one area is necessarily better than another. It all depends on your unique needs, lifestyle, and future plans.
However, when it comes to choosing the right neighbourhood for your next home – which, again, is the neighbourhood that is RIGHT for you –here are some important things to pay attention to:
Schools: Many families narrow down their home search by focusing on school districts, and seeing what
At the beginning of a new
year, it’s always fun to play “what might happen in the 12 months ahead?” and
then see, in time, if you were right.
But there are instances
where correctly guessing trends is more than fun – it’s fantastic – and incorrectly guessing them is…well, not fantastic.
In fact, it can be really lousy.
One such instance is trying
to get a handle on the Edmonton
real estate market. Frankly, when it comes to either buying or selling, you
really don’t want to be on the wrong side of any trend – because it can cost
you tens of thousands of dollars, not to mention add all kinds of stress to
Fortunately, there are
experts who have the knowledge, credentials and experience to help Edmonton home buyers and sellers prepare for
Chris helped us buy 2 homes and sell 1. During the purchase process Chris is very professional and somehow always makes time to show properties. He often matches clients' needs very well with available properties in the market, in a very timely manner (often before the property hits the market). He is extremely patient and never transpires any pressure. Best of all, if asked he does provide his opinion on whether a property is a good or a poor investment choice. During the selling process, Chris will price your property right! Whether you like the evaluation or not, the price will be correct for the current market to absorb it, and your home will sell. In the last 6 years we purchased 2 homes and sold 1 in a mature neighborhood (Ritchie/Hazeldean). We also tried purchasing 1 more, but walked away from a bidding war. During all processes we felt very confident in the Proctor Team - Chris and Patti.