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2014 Canada Avg Home Prices and Edmonton Real Estate

It’s been a big year for many of Canada’s hottest housing markets. The average buying price of a home jumped up over 7% compared to the same time last year, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). At the same time, the actual number of homes sold is almost identical in growth (7%). With […]

Add Punch to Your Curb Appeal: Paint Your Front Door

There are few things in an Edmonton autumn more rewarding that a welcoming home. We all love that feeling of entertaining friends or family and just watching eyes light up when they walk through your place. Few things in the world provide that much quiet satisfaction. But there is one thing that is just as satisfying: […]

Sherwood Park: Warmth, Safety and Lifestyle

It’s amazing the vibrancy and variety of lifestyles available for people who live in Edmonton’s Capital Region. Whether you strive for outdoor living or bask in the delights of a thriving urban environment, limitless options await you in the Prairies. But there is one community that has a unique set of qualities, and this place, […]

Villas at Lacombe Park: St. Albert’s Newest Over-40 Community

Central Alberta has a lot going for it. A thriving economy that is the envy of the country, growing population and amenities spread throughout the few dozen communities here. But the demographics of our cities and towns is changing. The number of retirees and seniors is on the rise and is expected to climb leading […]

Edmonton International Film Festival’s Two Weeks Away!

It’s that time of year again. As the leaves turn and the first signs of winter arrive, we get to witness that very special time of year… Film Fest! The 28th Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) runs for ten days from September 25 to October 4, 2014 at various locations throughout the city. Each year, […]

Edmonton Second Language and Bilingual Schools

Back to school season is here! Stores are filled with excited parents (and maybe a few disappointed children) as they prepare for the new school session. Now that school is just about started, a lot of our conversations among the team has been about language schools, and in particular, bilingual schools—schools that may offer immersion […]

Why Buy or Sell a Home in Spruce Grove?

There are few cities in Alberta that can boast an active lifestyle, booming industrial and retail business, big-city amenities and environmental sustainability. Spruce Grove is definitely smaller than Edmonton, but families discover numerous advantages when they consider buying or selling a home in Spruce Grove. Situated 11 km west of Edmonton along Highway 16A, Alberta’s […]

Servus Heritage Festival: A Celebration of Diversity

It isn’t hard to be proud of Edmonton. The capital city has a lot of great things going for it: Active communities, a growing economy, and Alberta’s creative spark. But Edmonton has something else that is sometimes forgotten about, and because of our city’s size, we sometimes forget just how great and important it is. […]

Leduc Homes Growing in Great Numbers

Leduc has had an incredible year of growth! In April, it was reported that $61 million in residential building permits were issued from the City to developers, and this was almost a two-fold increase over last year. And what is especially interesting is that the rate of single detached home construction stayed the same over […]

Happy Canada Day!

Stephen Lau and the Edmonton Home Pros wish you a safe and pleasant Canada Day. If you would like assistance buying or selling your Edmonton property, Sherwood Park real estate home, Leduc real estate house, or your St. Albert house, look no further than the Edmonton Home Pros. Contact Stephen Lau and his team today.