Ambergate Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Situation

Diana had arranged to move into a brand-new life lease complex offered by Christensen Developments on the west side of Edmonton. Diana knew that the current market for selling condos was tough when she started to look for a REALTOR® to help her sell. Diana was referred to us by some other clients for whom we sold a unit in this building last year. She also wanted to save some money on commissions if she could. After doing some research Diana decided that the flat fee program offered by Ambergate Realty Advisors was the best choice.

Result

After some time and after receiving a few unacceptable offers we identified a strong cash buyer. On behalf of Diana we negotiated market value and obtained her ideal possession date. Diana is now

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South Terwillegar in the southwest segment of Edmonton is a popular family-oriented community and we especially pleased to present this wonderful home for sale. To read all the details please click this link: For Sale 6144 Stinson Way Edmonton. 

To see ALL homes for sale in South Terwillegar please click on this link: All South Terwillegar Homes for Sale.

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Thinking of selling your home, but want to wait until Spring? We urge you to think again…

1. Demand is Constant

You might be thinking that nobody wants to a buy a home during the cold winter months here in metro Edmonton. If you think this, you would be mistaken. For example, based on the sales stats for the winter of 2018 and 2019 more than 2000 homes will sell across metro Edmonton between December 1st through to the end of February.

You must never forget that ‘life’ happens to real estate. People marry, divorce, have children or simply get jobs in other places. There is ALWAYS people wanting to purchase a good quality home. Is your home market ready? Go to our blog and learn about the 8 Keys of Home Selling Success to find out.

2. You

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We are very pleased to offer this lovey home in Cherry Grove Lane in the community of Ozerna for sale. This one is an end unit and features a double garage. To see the details please click on this link: Unit 28 6608 158 Ave Edmonton.

To see ALL town homes in Ozerna currently for sale click this link: ALL Ozerna Townhomes for sale.

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DOWNSIZING NUMBER 999 or so: The saga continues. Downsizing is an ongoing, if sometimes sad, exercise: the six foot tall Christmas tree has been downsized to a four-footer; it will be interesting to see how ‘those chosen to help decorate, in the form of up to six females’, will handle the smaller tree! It will prove to be interesting. A granddaughter and her husband have latched on to the clothes horse ...read treadmill, in the basement. It should be gone soon.

As an aside, one would think there would be dozens of takers for a [free] treadmill among family and youth oriented organizations...not so... telephone calls made, emails were sent to all and sundry...so we were grateful when our granddaughter stepped up to the plate....the treadmill was

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It seems now that I have one, every other vehicle has that familiar handicap sticker hanging from its rear-view mirror stem! And now every handicap parking spot seems to be full. Just kidding; everything is normal. 

What a great idea it is, this recognizing the fact some of us are just not as nimble as we once were, or, perhaps it’s our partner, in that unfortunate state.

It is almost a worldwide offering to handicapped persons. Canada, USA, UK, Europe and Oceania are some of the countries on board. Regulations vary from country to country, but the emblem [shown above] is pretty constant. Penalties also vary. In the UK a £1000.00 [$1700.00] fine can be levied for abusing the usage of the handicap offering. 

Here in Edmonton, Canada the

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In a crowded market like ours here in Edmonton, setting yourself apart from sometimes hundreds of other competing home or condo sellers may be your ticket to success.

We have a home stager on our team Jill Turgeon and she often has a pretty hard job convincing home sellers to pay for her services.

Why?

Many home sellers in our Edmonton market have spent years getting their place “just so” and they cannot see why a buyer would not want to purchase it just as it is. And secondly it might be because it requires a cash investment that some less motivated sellers wish to avoid.

Which outcome is worse?

Investing money to sell the house for full market value with low stress, or

Not selling at all?

Most serious home sellers would agree

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If you are thinking about a career in real estate, or if you are an existing REALTOR® finding the current market a challenge your choice of brokerage will crucial to your success.

We are growing a small and effective team of REALTORS® at this brokerage and we are selectively adding new members. The goal is to recruit between 5 and 10 new team members by the end of 2020. Could you be one of them?

Not sure what other REALTRS® would have to say about the culture at Ambergate Realty Advisors? Here are some recent testimonials from current team members.

Stevi Lashley (a brand-new entrant to the industry)

Working with Ambergate Realty Advisors over the last 1 and a half has been great for me. My broker Stuart Neal has taught me be a better

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Are you looking for a perfect home? You know that one that ticks all of your boxes and is 100% perfect in every way.

I have to break it to you. You won’t find it. Over the years we have helped hundreds of buyers find their homes and not one found the perfect home.

So how close can you get?

Why not consider the concept of the 85% house. It’s got most of what you want but not everything. It approaches your ideal but cut yourself (and the house) some slack.

If you can get close, be flexible. Let some things go. Buy the home, move in and enjoy!

To see ALL homes for sale in real time go to this link: AmbergateHomes.ca

About the author:

You can read more about the author of this blog by clicking this link – Stuart Neal Broker Owner &

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If you have just finished your studies and now ready to get licensed your first step will be to find a brokerage. Most of the traditional brokerages are not selective. If you can bring a real estate license and credit card that works so that they can bill you are pretty much guaranteed to be accepted.

Why is it so easy to get hired? The answer is simple. The brokerage sees you as not much more than a ‘billing point’. They may talk about training and even lead generation programs. The truth is that in the larger brokerages these systems are very weak or in reality non-existent.

I talked to a very nice gentleman only yesterday who told me he jointed a REMAX franchise about a month ago believing that the brand would help launch his career and that

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