Ambergate Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Summerside on the southern edge of Edmonton Alberta remains one of the most popular communities for first time buyers, families and downsizers. We are pleased to present this well priced home for sale. Click here for details: 7031 22 Ave SW Edmonton.

To see ALL single family homes for sale in Summerside click this link: ALL Summerside homes for sale.



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So many people love Parkview. Just a short drive or bus ride into downtown and close to the river valley trails too. We are pleased to present this unique home for sale. To see the details click here: 8807 148 Street Edmonton.

To see ALL homes currently for sale in Parkview please click on this link: ALL Parkview Homes for Sale.


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If you are in the early stages of contemplating a home move and downsizing, this forum is a must. You will be able to attend a number of workshops and stroll through the trade show where you can meet all kinds of service providers from: home meal delivery, de-cluttering experts, real estate brokers and assisting living companies.

If you go, please stop and meet us. We are at Table 27. I will be there (Stuart Neal broker owner) and so will one of our best advisors, Stevi Lashley.

For my bio click here: Stuart Neal

For Stevi’s bio click here: Stevi Lashley

For more information, please click on this link and register: SAGE Housing Forum 2019 

About the author:

Stuart Neal is an accredited Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®). Many of

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Being close to the river and home of Edmonton’s annual Folk Fest makes Cloverdale one of the most popular inner city neighbourhoods. We are pleased to present this value priced condo for sale: Click here for details.

To see ALL homes and condos currently for sale in Cloverdale please click on this link: All Cloverdale Homes & Condos.



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Ryan purchased the home privately just a few years ago without the assistance and advice of a REALTOR®. As a result, perhaps he paid more than he should have. Therefore, when it came to selling, Ryan needed the best REALTOR® program he could find for the lowest reasonable fee.

The flat fee program offered by Ambergate Realty Advisors offered Ryan all that he was looking for.


We spent some time advising Ryan on home staging and presentation tips. After he had finished the program the home looked amazing. We advertised the home for sale widely and especially on Facebook. We also used directional signage off the busy arterial road that makes its way through Highlands ie 112th Ave.

After a reasonable period of time we found

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Maya & Petar purchased this home in The Hamptons just a few years ago & due to market pressure at that time, they paid much more than they were comfortable with. A change in family circumstances meant that they needed to sell the home quickly & protect their equity as much as possible. Their first decision was to list with a pure discounter i.e. 2% Realty. Unfortunately for Maya & Petar this did not go well. They reported that the service was very limited & advertising was restricted to just a For Sale sign & an MLS® listing. There were no Open Houses offered, no social media marketing & little in the way of feedback.

Maya & Petar realized they needed a different approach. They wanted to hire a full-service REALTOR®. However, they also

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In August, Edmonton homes sales prices increased to a level ABOVE last year.

Average sales prices in August 2019 was $372,761 compared to $371,381 in 2018 and $375,099 in 2017.

Is this the start of a longer-term trend? Its possible. Excess inventory that plagued our market for some time has disappeared.

September is an excellent month to put a home on the market. Read this blog post for more encouraging information: 5 Reasons You Should Sell Your Home in September

About the author:

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

Want more information about our lower cost FLAT FEE home selling programs? Please feel free to call our broker owner Stuart Neal at: 780-760-2014

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1.  Your REALTOR®is going to do the same amount of work

Assuming you pick a REALTOR® that uses a rigorous process to market and sell your home, they are going to spend about the same amount of time and money to promote your home compared to other clients. If your home is selling for a higher value than most homes in your market, why should you pay a percentage and therefore MORE than other home sellers?

2.  It’s a conflict of interest

In most cases a traditional percentage-based REALTOR® will offer half of their commission to buyers REALTORS®. This is a clear conflict of interest. The buyers REALTOR® works for the buyer. If the buyer’s agent demands to be paid a percentage you would be wise to question the ethics of the situation. What this

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We had a client leave us this week. I’m always disappointed when this happens. Let’s call them Mr. and Mrs. B. They are such lovely people and we really enjoyed working with them. Unfortunately, Mr. B had reached a place in his mind where he could no longer receive coaching or analyze the evidence of market conditions that we shared with him. He’s acting from the heart not the mind.

The issue starts with his historical connection to the home. When the family came over to Canada from the ‘old country’ his father built the home. Over the years he had converted it into several basic but perfectly serviceable rental units. The home has been in the family since the 1950’s and he loves it with all of his heart. To him its worth $500,000.

The market

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