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Doug is an enthusiastic, high energy, proven full time real estate professional, licensed since October 1994 with Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate.   A results oriented self-starter with highly developed sales, marketing, problem solving and negotiating skills.  Patient yet persistent when dealing with clients.  Focused and committed to providing quality customer service to each client.  Consistently achieving results in the top 5% of all real estate agents.

Serving on the Real Estate Board of Edmonton since 2002, his term as President of the Association brought him an expanded understanding and commitment to help his fellow Real Estate professionals.  Highly regarded as a go-to guy in the office, his door is always open to help not only Agents,

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We get asked all the time about what is happening in the market. This past March has been one like no other. The Real Estate business was showing signs of optimism at the beginning of this year after a number of years of challenges. While prices were down, sales activity was going up.

This past March, we experienced a major readjustment due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. While business continues, we felt the effects in sales. Prices came down from just under 2% last month and % 3.78 from last year. The total number of sales was off pace by 3%.

We can't say what will happen over the next few months, but what we can say is this:
There are still people out there that have the ability to purchase a home. Now more than ever houses are well represented on line,

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Our Agents are working hard to help their clients view and show their homes through these challenging times. We are following Guidelines recommended by our Regulator, Royal LePage and the Alberta Real Estate Association as well as recommendations set out by Alberta Health. If you're curious where they are from please see the following links:

  • RECA Covid-19 Recommended Practice Page

  • Seller Checklist

  • Buyer Checklist

  • Brokerage Covid-19 Policies

  • Alberta Health COVID Self Assessment

  • AREA COVID -19 Tips for Alberta Realtors

  • Government of Alberta Coronavirus Page

  • How to Prevent the Spread

  • Alberta Health FAQ

 

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PostponedWe're sorry to announce that our Open House promotion this weekend must be cancelled. Best practices for this time is to view our great listings on line or through a private appointment. 

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience to our sellers, prospective buyers, and Agents alike.

These are challenging times with new information presented hourly.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Tom Shearer, Broker/Owner Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate

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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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