August 2016

Found 11 blog entries for August 2016.

secord homes for sale in edmonton

West Edmonton Real Estate

Brand new Townhouse style condos for sale in Secord, Edmonton. West end living at its finest. The City Link Real Estate Team is proud to present these beautiful 2016 modern condos. For under 300k you can own a new build with the highest quality craftsmanship. To find out more about these west edmonton condos visit our MLS featured neighbourhood Secord for all the active listings on the market today. Living in west Edmonton has never been so affordable with great access to all the amenities.  

A Hopewell Residential Project. 

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Old Strathcona Farmers' Market: A Saturday Well Spent

Crowds of Edmontonians, who know how to enrich their weekends, flock to the Old Strathcona Farmers' Market , which is open from 8 - 3 pm every Saturday for the duration of the year. The enormous market has been going strong since 1983. Shoppers find above-standard groceries and unique gifts. A vast array of vendors visit the market. Years ago, organizers established the following saying: "We Make it! We Bake it! We Grow it! We Sell it!" The market, though, doesn't only have wares to offer. High spirits, like fresh fruit and vegetables, can be harvested when one heads down to Old Strathcona on a Saturday. One might bump into an old friend or enjoy a lively conversation. An hour spent at the

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Tour of Alberta To Be Accompanied by Velothon Edmonton This Year



Edmontonians are eagerly awaiting the fun and festivities that accompany one of Alberta's most well-loved events, the Tour of Alberta. This spring, cyclists, spectators, and other joy-seekers were thrilled to discover that there is also going to be a mass participation race, known as Velothon Edmonton.

The Tour of Alberta itself starts in Lethbridge and ends in Edmonton, and is accompanied by free festivals in various towns and cities. In 2015, the tour was enjoyed by over 47 million viewers. Large crowds of enthusiastic fans love to cheer on their favourite expert cyclists; the 2016 race will host 120 top notch riders, a sum composed of 15 teams of 8 professional racers.

Velothon

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How Much Time Should You Spend Viewing Homes?

Searching Edmonton Homes

Working with the right Realtor will save you time, money and help protect you with most likely one of the most important decisions you are about to make. This decision should not be taken lightly. If you haven't interview at least 2-3 realtors before you make a decision who to work with, you might be missing out on a better fit. Sometimes it is great to get that perfect referral from a friend or family member. Other times it may not work out. Our advice is to do a lot of research, set up multiple interviews and choose the realtor is most qualified for the job. If you're looking for realtor who specializes in marketing and sells homes very effectively for the most amount of

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Transcend Coffee: Edmonton's True Wave Coffee Experience


Since 2006, Transcend Coffee, in Edmonton, has been brewing, teaching, and learning. From bean stage to brew stage, all who help to make Transcend's drinks marvellous are passionate about artisinal coffee. The third wave coffee movement has been enticing coffee lovers around the world, and the masterminds behind Transcend coffee have caught this wave, continuing to experiment and evolve. Transcend has made it easy for Edmontonians to pause for a few minutes, leave their busy days behind, and become mindful of the flavour and aroma of coffees that barista Kenneth Bear describes as "as near perfect as possible". But such a moment is not only pleasing to the taste buds, but rewarding for one's

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Edmonton is a haven for athletes, and the end of August is a celebratory time for the city's many runners. On August 20 - 21, the annual Edmonton Marathon is coming to Edmonton. With less than a month to go, runners are hitting the forest trails and the streets, preparing to rock the marathon. Last year's marathon drew about 3,200 enthusiastic runners. The event attracts elite athletes from around the world; in the past some have used the opportunity as an enjoyable, rewarding way to prep for the Olympics.


The fun begins on Friday night with a Sports Expo at the Shaw Conference Centre. Runners will pick up their packages that night, as they mentally prepare themselves for a great run. All who pick up their packages will have a chance to learn

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Having the right REALTOR® by your side when buying or selling a home is critical.

 

So how do you choose the right Realtor? The most important factor is experience. Find a real estate agent who has extensive experience in your neighborhood. Don"t just sign up with anyone, ask questions! This could be your largest investment of your entire life! And this should be a fun experience. Not a super stressed out one that leaves you with anxiety and too many unknowns. WE have a team of Top Realtors ready to serve you today!!! Check out our HOME FINDER to start your Edmonton home search right now.

Experienced REALTORS®

A few questions to consider:

Do you work full time or part time?
How long have you been selling homes in this area?
Are you

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Edmonton Folk Festival 

Patrons Enjoying the Edmonton Folk Festival. The view of downtown Edmonton from Gallagher park is very nice. You also get to see the sun set over downtown Edmonton from this vantage point. 

August 4th - 7th  One of Edmonton's most popular events of the summer.   Check out the Edmonton Folk Festival Schedule HERE

Edmonton has so much going on in the summer months. This might be one of the best festivals of the year if you enjoy music. Artists from around the world will perform on multiple different stages throughout the three day music festival. Edmonton Folk Music Festival happens in the beautiful downtown Gallagher Park which is right in the heart of Cloverdale. Easy access to south Edmonton and the downtown city center

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Delightful Havens in Garneau: Farrow Restaurant and Edmonton City Arts Centre

Many Edmontonians like to live life to the fullest, or, to use an old expression, to drink life to the lees. Hoping to drink life to the lees, and drink the best coffee too, paired with the best sandwich you can find? There are caches of treasure to be found in Garneau, which is one of Edmonton's most beautiful and well-situated neighbourhoods. Read about these prized spots here, and discover what Garneau has to offer those who seek pleasure and personal growth.


Edmontonians who desire to have fun while receiving an education in the arts can enjoy a variety of classes at the central branch of the City Arts Centre, located in Garneau Park. Visual artists can work with

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How Much Should You Budget for Closing Costs? Let’s Take a Look

If you’re in the market for a new home, you’re probably trying to budget for all of the expenses that come with a home purchase. After all, the asking price isn’t necessarily the entire amount that you’ll pay – there are other expenses that will factor in to the final price. One such expense is your closing costs. These are costs that you cannot avoid. But with careful planning and budgeting you can certainly manage these to be reasonable. 

Closing costs are the miscellaneous fees you’ll pay when you sign the deal to buy your home. But how much do you need to save up for closing costs? Here’s what you need to know.

The General Guideline for What to Expect with a Real Estate

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