A little over 3 months ago Randy Agustin joined our team. Randy has successfully passed his probation program and is now a fully-fledged Advisor / Partner.

I have been impressed by Randy’s commitment to his craft. Randy has showed up to his work with determination and grit. Randy has demonstrated a strong commitment to the wellbeing of his clients, and this is precisely what makes for an ‘Ambergate Realty Advisor’.

I asked Randy about his experiences so far. His answers follow:

1.  Why did Randy decide to join the Ambergate Realty Advisors Team?

  • Stuart’s close mentorship.

  • The open and friendly team culture.

  • The coaching and development program for a new REALTOR® like me.

2.  What does Randy have to say about his experience…

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It's completely normal to have worries when making such a significant purchase as buying a home. Here are some tips for addressing each of the concerns you mentioned:

  1.  Missing out: It can be difficult to find the perfect home, and it can be frustrating if you feel like you're constantly missing out on properties that are snatched up before you can make an offer. One way to mitigate this worry is to work closely with a REALTOR® who can help you stay informed about new listings and assist you in making timely offers. In addition to listed homes our search process will uncover off market homes and other opportunities in the in the hidden market It’s also a good idea to have a clear idea of your budget and what you're looking for in a home, so you…

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COMING SOON! An exclusive Ambergate Realty Advisors listing. This home may not yet be on the open market. To view it first, contact us today.

Could this well maintained home on a quiet street in Highlands be your next home. Its got hardwood, a newer roof, electrical and plumbing, a modern kitchen and lots of space for the family. It has 3 bedrooms upstairs and a fourth bedroom that could also be an office in the basement area. The tranquil private yard features mature landscaping and has 2 custom decks one of which has a grapevine climbing along it.

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The December condo market continued to be very active, and sales volume remained high.

Sales Prices

Average sales prices for 2022 was $221,807 compared to $221,518 in 2021. Prices were essentially flat.

Sales Volume

Sales volume is the big story for 2022. Over 5,200 condos sold in 2022 across Edmonton compared to around 4,600 in 2021 an increase of 14%.


Days on Market

Average days on market for 2022 was 56 days compared to 58 days in 2021. This confirms the underlying confidence that buyers have in condo product in my opinion.

 

Supply

Supply is the achillea heal of the Edmonton condo market and has been for several years. There is currently a 7-month supply although this will drop off because many condo…

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The December market continued to slow in line with seasonal expectations.

Sales Prices

In December 2023, average sales prices were slightly down compared to last year. The average sales price for December was around $4450,000 compared to around $455,000 in December last year.

However, the annual price increase for single family homes was 4% i.e. $469,000 for 2022 compared to only $455,000 in 2021.

Sales Volume

After the amazing and unexpected start to the year, sales volume fell off. Sales volume ended the year with 595 fewer units being sold in 2022, when compared to 2021, a drop of about 5%.

12,256 single family homes sold in the Edmonton area by the end of 2022. Although down on 2021, its still around 3000 units or 33% up…

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Enthuse

Start by preparing for the call and have a clear understanding of the purpose of the call. This will help you feel more confident and in control of the conversation.

Practice your introduction and opening statement. Make sure you have a strong opening that clearly communicates the purpose of your call and captures the attention of the person on the other end. Avoid talking too much about the house they looked at on your website.

Broaden the discussion right away by asking what strategies they have employed or plan to use in order to find their next home.

Use a friendly and confident tone of voice. Avoid sounding monotone or robotic, as this can make you come across as disinterested or lacking enthusiasm.

Sharp as a Tack

Use…

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