September 2016

Found 5 blog entries for September 2016.

Garneau is one of Edmonton’s most celebrated and historically rich communities. Located on the south side of the city, and home to the University of Alberta, this vibrant neighbourhood features plenty of unique homes and amenities. Location is key, and in Garneau you’ll find everything you need within walking distance.

Nestled between University Avenue and Saskatchewan Drive, Garneau boasts a great mix of low-rise and high-rise apartments, bungalows, and even some 1920s Arts and Crafts houses. The charming community presents inviting tree-lined streets and green spaces for residents to enjoy. If you’re hunting for a new home in Garneau, you’ll find plenty of unique options to explore.

Check out this gorgeous three-bedroom townhouse situated in

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Whether you're an introvert, extrovert, minimalist or free spirit, there are different home design hacks that'll get your home in tune with your personality.

Your home is your sanctuary. It’s the biggest investment you’ll make in your life and also where you spend the majority of your time. You should feel most at ease when you’re at home, so make sure you have a space that truly reflects your personality and individual style. Not sure what your personality is defined as? Check out the Myers-Briggs assessment – in 15 minutes you’ll have a detailed personality report! 

The Extrovert

Known for being outgoing and the life of the party, extroverts thrive in social settings. If you identify yourself with these characteristics, then creating an

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Summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean we can't still enjoy a nice, cold beer, especially when it's locally brewed, right here in Edmonton. 

Our city has numerous local micro-breweries, and this number will only continue to grow as more beer connoisseurs discover the joy of crafting their own brew. From the Alley Kat Brewery in South Edmonton, to a two-man shop just north of our city, take the Proctor Team's brewery tour and discover all the beer-y goodness Edmonton has to offer!

Do you have a locally brewed favourite? Share it with me on Facebook or Twitter!

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One of the biggest factors new homebuyers take into consideration is location. The Proctor Team did some research and put together a list of top elementary, junior high, and high schools in Edmonton to help you with your search.

Certain areas of the city can be more or less appealing to individuals based on surrounding amenities, and whether or not these amenities best suite a family’s lifestyle needs. Nearby schools are a major influencer for young and growing families, and often determine where they choose to invest in a new home. Providing children with the best education possible is a large priority, so taking the time to do your homework (pun intended!) on the schools surrounding your potential future home is a good idea. We've compiled a list

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The all residential average sale price in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) remained consistent with last year at $369,956. Single family detached homes also saw stable year-over-year pricing, having decreased by less than 1% to $434,362. Similarly, average condo prices were down 1% from August, 2015, to $251,526.    

All residential sales in the Edmonton CMA were sitting at 1,433 units reported sold compared to 1,555 last year. Single family home sales were also down to 861 from 929 in 2015. Similarly, condo sales were down to 406 units sold from 466 in 2015. In addition, new residential listings were down 6% year-over-year.

According to Steve Sedgwick, Chair of the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton, “Alberta’s economy has been under

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Chris was an invaluable asset to us in the search for our new home. He offered genuine guidance as we navigated our options without ever making us feel pressured or led in any way. His lines of communication were always open and we felt like we were his only clients, something that is definitely not the case and therefor an impressive feat unto itself. We would not hesitate to work with Chris again, whether we are selling or buying again. Thank you!

- Caitlin Bolanos

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