Best Places to Live in Alberta 2023

Alberta’s latest marketing campaign encouraging people from across Canada to move to our province has gathered a lot of attention. With promises of shorter commutes, larger homes, and proximity to nature, there is a lot that this province can offer (no sales tax!). Alberta is Calling, and depending on what you want to get out […]

Common Real Estate Contingencies

When buying or selling a home a real estate, it is essential to understand what a contingency is. What is a Real Estate Contingency Clause? A contingency clause allows all parties to back out of the legal agreement if a certain set of circumstances are met. Common Contingencies in Home Purchase Contracts Some of the […]

How to sell a co-owned or jointly owned property in Alberta

Under Law of Property Act, provincial courts can physically divide land or property if the co-owners cannot agree. Consequently, before you sell co-owned property in the province, it is in the interest of both parties to agree. If you intend to sell a co-owned home or property traditionally in Alberta, below is what you need […]

List of All Neighbourhoods in Edmonton

This list is accurate as of January 1st, 2023. For an updated list of neighbourhoods in Edmonton visit Sweetly’s Edmonton Neighbourhood Page. Alphabetical List of All Neighbourhoods in Edmonton: Abbottsfield Albany Alberta Avenue Aldergrove Allard Allendale Ambleside Anthony Henday Anthony Henday Castle Downs Anthony Henday Mistatim Argyll Aspen Gardens Aster Athlone Avonmore Balwin Bannerman Baranow […]

What happens if you can’t pay your mortgage?

Whether you have lost your job, gone for a vacation, or are struggling with severe health conditions, there could be many reasons that make you fall short on payments even after doing everything to adjust your budget. So, in that case, here are the consequences and solutions if you’re unable to pay your monthly mortgage […]

What paperwork is needed to sell a house without an agent?

While selling a home on your own may seem overwhelming at first, with some organization beforehand you can avoid costly mistakes and missing out on potential buyers. Selling your home without a real estate agent is often done to cut costs and increase profits. However, it’s not as easy as just listing the house for […]

What’s my home worth? How to find your home’s value

Should you use a value estimator tool or hire a home appraiser? Hiring a home appraiser is the best method of estimating the current value of a home (other than putting it on the market). Online value estimators can give you a great ballpark for what your home is worth, however, they may over or […]

How long does a home appraisal take?

A home appraisal in Alberta will take anywhere from a few hours to a day. The party that paid for or ordered the appraisal should receive a report within seven business days or less. The complexity of the appraisal, the appraiser’s schedule, and other variables dictate report delivery date. We recommend including an appraisal deadline […]

What do home Appraisers do?

A home appraiser’s work is to estimate a home’s current value while considering market conditions, the condition of the home, and comparable homes. The bank typically requests a home appraisal to ensure that what they spend on the home is recoverable -should the lendee default. If you are buying or selling a home, below is […]