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There are several aspects that you scrutinize when it comes to selling your home. You think about the asking price, the market state of Edmonton properties, the damages, the interiors and how well to list your house to gain more offers. In this process of making our house appealing to a buyer, you go the extra mile to repair the damages and enhance the interiors. But have you ever given a thought to your curb appeal? There is more to your home exterior than just repairing the damages. How about enhancing the exterior appeal to make a buyer feel interested in the first look? Well here are some budget-friendly ideas to boost your curb appeal.

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Clean the Space

To begin with the makeover, first, you need to clear out the place and make it clean.

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Staging on multiple listing service (MLS) websites is considered to be one of best ways to put residential properties for sale. However, many homeowners make countless mistakes while staging their houses on MLS websites. Some of these mistakes can often keep your house unsold for a long time. If you too are planning to sell your house with the help of MLS websites, you must know about the most common mistakes people make.

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1. Not Providing House’s Information

What would you look for while buying a new house on MLS websites? The description of the houses, right? The written description, properties, or features of the house matters as it explains several things to the buyers. If you don’t provide crucial information about the house such

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You consider various aspects of a house before buying it such as the location, the price, the structure, etc. When it comes to the structures, people often focus on the types of a house such as duplex or townhouse and may tend to overlook the roof which is an integral part of a house. Like any other elements of your home, the roof also needs proper care and maintenance. If you want to ensure that the roof of your home in Edmonton properties is safe enough, then you should carry out any repair or maintenance on time. At the same time, you need to be aware of different factors that may affect the lifespan of a home’s roof. This will help you to protect your roof from damage and increase its lifespan. So then, here are some factors that affect the lifespan

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Are you planning to buy a condominium unit in Edmonton? If yes, then you’ve found the right article to gain assistance on this topic. Searching for apartment condos for sale in Edmonton can be tricky because there are different types of condo units for you to choose from. Therefore, in order to select the right condo unit, let’s take a look at 4 types of condo units that are available in Edmonton. This will help you to select the one that meets your needs and expectations.

High-rise Condo Units

Apartment condos in buildings are known as high-rise condo units. The height of these buildings is more than six-stories. Condo units in these building look more like an apartment building and provide you with essential privacy and sufficient space.

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You must have a real estate agent by your side if you are buying or selling a real estate property. Having an agent by your side makes the deal much easier. This is because a real estate agent is experienced and has the knowledge in dealing with multiple real estate properties. Now there are different types of real estate agents. Let’s take a look at them in detail.

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Buyer’s Agent

If you are planning to buy a home, then you might need a buyer’s agent. He is the one whose work is to search the proper location and the house based on your requirements. He manages the process right from searching the right home for you to finalizing or closing the deal. If you are not an experienced buyer, then having a buyer’s agent can be beneficial especially,

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Planning to buy a new duplex house? If yes, there are so many things that you should know about a duplex. A townhouse is often confused as a duplex, but there are a few differences between a duplex and a townhouse. A duplex is essentially a two-storey home that is spacious enough to accommodate two families. A duplex can be located anywhere in the city. But before you consider buying a duplex, let’s take a look at a few things that you need to know.


As a duplex is a two-storey house, there is ample space for multiple families to reside. A duplex is essentially a structure divided into two separate apartments. These houses are apt for families with children. So, if you have a large family, then duplex can be a perfect choice for you.

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Are you thinking about hosting an open house event to sell your home? If yes, then you need to ensure that there’s no problem with your open house event. Any mistake during the open house event can affect your chances of getting a good price for your home. So, before you schedule and prep up your home for an open house, let’s take a look at some of the mistakes that you need to avoid.

Keeping Pets at Home

When you schedule an open house, ensure that your pets are away and not inside the house when prospects are scrutinizing your property. This is because even though pets are an integral part of the family, some prospects might be allergic to pets. Exposing your allergic prospects to your pets could result in losing out on a valuable prospect.

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Are you in a situation where you don’t know if you should repair or sell your house? Well, the answer to this question depends on your current situation and what you want to do with the property in the future. The current situation refers to whether you have a single, or multiple properties across the city and if you can afford to live in another home. If you have a single house, you have no choice but to repair it. And if you are planning to move to another location, then you may not want to spend too much on repairing the current house.

Let’s take a look at some other factors that can help you decide whether you need to sell your house or repair it.

The Condition of the House

If the house is beyond repair and damaged to a certain extent

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Real estate Events

You must have heard several times that spring and early summer are the best times to carry out real estate purchases and sales. When it comes to real estate buying, selling, or even renting, you must be a pro to avoid any mistakes. Visit these real estate events in April to educate yourself and get some insights of the real estate market.

7th and 24th April - Homebuyer Info Session

If you are planning to buy a new house immediately or in a year or two, you cannot miss out this one-hour FREE event. The experts of Schmidt Realty Group will answer all your questions related to home buying, buyer borrowing, and help you avoid common home buying mistakes. Schmidt Realty Group is an independent locally owned real estate brokerage serving Edmontonians

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Ever had a tenant who had a habit of paying the rent late? Or did you have a tenant who damaged the property and denied to pay for the damages? Indeed, when you rent your property, you will face some common rental problems unless you have a really good tenant. But how you get good tenants? Here‘s a look at how you can find good tenants for renting your property. 

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Contact his References

A crucial task when searching for a good tenant is doing a reference checking. You can ask your prospective tenant to provide you with details of the previous landlord. Once you get the details, ask the landlord some basic questions such as if they paid the rent on time, were there any negative instances, etc. The answers to these questions will help you to figure

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