July 2021

Found 4 blog entries for July 2021.

Will Mortgage Rates in Alberta Rise Soon?

As Alberta's economy recovers from a disastrous year, economic projections from Alberta's government are pointing towards a rebound in 2021. Oil prices are up, unemployment is down, and real GDP growth is well into the positive again. But what will happen to mortgage rates in Alberta?

Many Albertan homeowners have been bracing for mortgage rate increases amid rumblings from the Bank of Canada about future hikes. Yet, current Alberta mortgage rates are still at record-low levels. A large concern looming over the minds of many is ever-increasing levels of inflation. Consumers have certainly noticed price increases for groceries, while others who have been accustomed to certain low prices see a rebound in the economy, resulting in a rebound in

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How to Landscape for Maximum Energy EfficiencyThe modern way of life can be very taxing on your monthly budget, especially if you have a front or backyard to attend to. If you’re a homeowner, then you know all too well that the cost of living can sometimes be higher than you would like, and so you need to look for ways to save up.

Fortunately, as professional Edmonton real estate agents, we know that there are many ways to save money, and the best thing you can do as a renter or homeowner is to cut your property running costs through smart and high-ROI upgrades.

While there are some great ways you can lower your bills and running costs indoors, have you ever considered how your landscaping can help you save money?

With smart landscaping, you can maximize your property’s energy efficiency,

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What to Know About Downtown Driving Times

Edmonton, Alberta, has a population of about one million people within the city limits. The Edmonton community, however, is a metropolis, with about 1.5 million people in total. While living in Edmonton itself has several advantages, living in the Edmonton suburbs has advantages as well. The suburbs can provide more of a small-town feel, and homes in most suburbs can be more affordable than living in the city. Many of the suburbs feature Edmonton new construction homes, which are attractive to some buyers.

For those working in the Downtown Edmonton neighbourhood and considering living in the suburbs, a key factor will be the length of the commute, Edmonton's seasonal parking ban, and driving in the snow.  Read on to discover some popular Edmonton

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Best Shopping in Edmonton

Famously known as the "Gateway to the North," the Edmonton community continues to grow in popularity for permanent living and tourism. Edmonton's newly constructed homes continue to attract individuals to city life. Locals, new residents, and travellers alike also enjoy the amenities Edmonton offers. Many indoor and outdoor activities are available throughout the year. The district's summer and winter seasons allow residents and visitors to complete activities they love. However, one of the most popular of these activities is shopping.

The world-famous West Edmonton Mall and other local shopping centres allow visitors to shop to their hearts' content. Some of the shopping in Edmonton is so expansive that multiple visits are required to experience

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