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Edmonton has been working hard to get out of the Real Estate Doldrums. The market struggled to pick up momentum through the tail end of 2018 and started slow in 2019. In May we saw glimpses of a closer to normal Real Estate Market and we are encouraged by the last three months. Our Agents have commented on how difficult it is to complete every sale. With strict lending policies, buyers looking for a great deal, and prices not meeting sellers expectations, you need a pro working for you.

Consider giving one of our well supported, experienced, and trusted Real Estate Agents a shot in selling your home or helping you find the perfect place a shot.

Here is a summary of July's Activity:

Edmonton Region Real Estate Update

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Congratulations to our Top Producers for the month of July. 

We see a trend towards the market moving back to a more normal cadence compared to last year and the beginning of this year. Our team has commented on the difficulty and skill required to complete each and every sale. If you are looking for a well supported Real Estate Agent who knows your area and is willing to go the extra mile, check out our qualified group of Agents.

Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate July Top Producers

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It is our pleasure to announce that in 2018 the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation raised $2.3 million to help thousands of women and children rebuild their lives after violence. With your help, we have raised $30 million to date and are the largest public foundation in Canada dedicated exclusively to supporting women's shelters and putting an end to domestic violence.

At Royal LePage, we help people find their dream homes, but what if that home is a place of danger, fear and isolation? For women and children fleeing domestic violence, our foundation provides a lifeline by supporting 200 women's shelters across the country, which offer safety, hope and healing. We also work to prevent domestic violence and break the cycle of abuse by supporting

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We’re going to talk about the neighbourhood of Blue Quill in south west Edmonton.

  • Prior to 1971 the area was active farmland, with 18 farmsteads being worked. Urban development began almost immediately after the annexation in ’71 and some of the farms were in use up until 1973.  Most of the housing was in place by 1980 although some building continued into the early 2000’s.

 

  • Today Blue Quill is a mix of single and semi-detached homes, condos and apartments.  An average list price of $269,000 is ideal for first home buyers.  Don’t let the lower list price fool you. The neighbourhood is very walkable and has good transit services.  A great Lifestyle score with solid Family, Safety and Recreation amenities make for an ideal family

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  • Riverdale is located minutes from downtown in the flats, with the North Saskatchewan River on its South and East boundaries.  Back in the 1880’s, being only a couple of kilometres downstream from Fort Edmonton; settlers were quick to develop this area. Easy access to the river spurred development of a lumber mill and its famous brick yard.

 

  • Today, Riverdale possesses almost perfect Community Scores in the Family, Recreation and Lifestyle categories. Good transit, Walkability and a diverse age spread amongst the residents, all add to the desirability of the neighbourhood.  Throw in its unique location, and the average listing price in Riverdale comes in at just over $500 thousand. 

 

  • With its quiet tree lined

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We’re going to talk about the neighbourhood of Blue Quill in southwest Edmonton.

  • Prior to 1971 the area was active farmland, with 18 farmsteads being worked. Urban development began almost immediately after the annexation in ’71 and some of the farms were in use up until 1973.  Most of the housing was in place by 1980 although some building continued into the early 2000’s.

 

  • Today Blue Quill is a mix of single and semi-detached homes, condos and apartments.  An average list price of $269,000 is ideal for first home buyers.  Don’t let the lower list price fool you. The neighbourhood is very walkable and has good transit services.  A great Lifestyle score with solid Family, Safety and Recreation amenities make for an ideal family

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If you were going to pick an area to live based on just the name, Silver Berry might be the one you would choose.  

  • Silver Berry is almost as lovely as its name and it’s a relatively new neighbourhood.   It’s located east of Mill Woods between 17th Street and 34th Street.  The area was used for farming prior to urban development. The bordering Mill Creek ravine was wisely left in its natural state.

 

  • Like many newer neighbourhoods, Silver Berry is home to a younger population.  Close to 90% of the residents are under the age of 60. So it makes sense that a large school is situated right in the centre of the area.  There are lots of open spaces and parks including easy access to Mill Creek to help keep the young and the young at

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  • Silver Berry is almost as lovely as its name and it’s a relatively new neighbourhood.   It’s located east of Mill Woods between 17th street and 34th street.  The area was used for farming prior to urban development. The bordering Mill Creek ravine was wisely left in its natural state.

 

  • Like many newer neighbourhoods, Silver Berry is home to a younger population.  Close to 90% of the residents are under the age of 60. So it makes sense that a large school is situated right in the centre of the area.  There are lots of open spaces and parks including easy access to Mill Creek to help keep the young and the young at heart busy.  

 

  • The average listing price in Silver Berry runs right about $340 thousand.  A healthy

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