Within weeks of being released Pokemon Go, the augmented reality mobile game that was popularized in the 90s, has become a a global phenomenon. Wherever you look, whether online or in the real world, there's no shortage of people looking for Pokemon or talking about Pokemon Go. And in that same short time, as you can see below, businesses are picking up on the craze, and using it to promote themselves! 

But as a real estate agent, I was wondering: are agents using it? The short answer is yes. Pokemon stops, pokemon gyms, and pokemon in general, have quickly become a selling point to use on listings. Here's a few examples of how real estate agents are using the cultural phenomenon known all around the world!
1) This realtor isn't messing around:…

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There's no better way to enjoy a beautiful summer day than with a stroll through one of Edmonton's best farmers' markets. Whether you're spending your Thursday evening grabbing a bite at the numerous food trucks surrounding the 124th street farmers' market, or you're skipping Friday drinks in favour of some good conversation and familiar faces at the downtown night market, Edmonton has no shortage of local vendors and artisans who live by the slogan: "You make it, you bake it, you grow it, you sell it."

Take a friend or catch up on some "me" time at any one of these local favouites. 

I'd love to hear which market is your favourite. Find me on Twitter and Facebook, or call me, Chris Proctor, at 780-709-0811, and perhaps we can find your dream…

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Located within Edmonton’s coveted Southside is one of our city’s most noteworthy up-and-coming communities. Found just south of Whyte Avenue, Pleasantview offers a desirable location that is bordered by Calgary trail and is in close proximity to a wide variety of outstanding amenities. Overgrown trees and a centrally located park define this neighbourhood, making it a welcoming environment for young and growing families.

Not running short on character, you’ll find homes that boast unique style throughout the Pleasantview community. Looking for a spacious family home? Pleasantview has many, like this mid-century, triple-car garage home. Featuring a walk-out basement and four generously sized bedrooms, this home is move-in ready. In addition to its…

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During the month of June, 3,041 new residential listings were added to the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA). Although the number of residential units reported sold was flat month-over-month, June saw 1,117 single family sales, down 16 per cent from this time last year, but almost identical to the number of reported sales in May, 2016. Reported condo sales were up 11.5 per cent month-over-month at 465 units, but still down 23.6 per cent from last year. 

“Although June’s residential unit sales are up slightly over May, we did not see the numbers set in June of 2015. Also notable is that the sustained lull in sales we have seen over the past two years has not been reflected in average price. Continued sales of higher priced properties in the region…

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