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Dinosaurs Unearthed: Down to the Bone (August 8 – November 4)
Visit this featured exhibit at TELUS World of Science where you can find life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, full-scale skeletons, and many more.

Animethon 25 (August 10 – 12)
Featuring musical talents and cosplayers from Japan as well as an interactive panel.


Sri Lankan Folk Dance Workshop (August 17)
Learn the different forms of Sri Lankan dance with Anjalee Wijewardan, who has been dancing nearly as long as she’s been walking.


Edmonton Career Fair and Training Expo (August 21)
Perfect for those actively looking for employment or who simply want to network.


Edmonton Metaphysical Market (August 25 – 26)
Free admission for psychic readers, unique vendors, special healers, speakers and a tour of the Freemasons’ Hall.


Eats on 118 (August 29)
A culinary tour de force that guides you on along the avenue for a variety of flavours and foods.

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I have listed a new property at 609 REYNALDS WAY in Leduc.
Former WESTERN LIVING SHOWHOME!!! This STUNNING 1846 S.F. boasts an open concept floor plan perfect for entertaining family and friends. The SPACIOUS KITCHEN has ample RICH CHOCOLATE COLOURED MAPLE CABINETRY with Centre island breakfast bar, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, custom glass tile backsplash, large living area with beautiful custom feature wall TV nook and gas fireplace combo, the dinette overlooks the DECK, FULLY FENCED YARD with a GATE TO NEW PLAYGROUND, WALKING TRAILS AND LAKE. gorgeous DARK HARDWOOD FLOORS, a beautiful powder room with tile feature wall, spacious mud room with built in bench and storage round out the main floor. Upstairs is home to a lovely bonus room with vaulted ceilings, office niche & laundry room. 2 fantastic children's bedrooms, a full bath and a LUXURIOUS MASTER SUITE with walk-in closet and 5 piece ensuite with his & hers sinks, a deep soaker tub and separate double shower. Bonus Features are CENTRAL A/C, HEATED GARAGE, GAS hook up on deck...
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I have listed a new property at 350 13441 127 ST NW in Edmonton.
Welcome to Shepherd's Place Kensington an AGE RESTRICTED 55 Plus Community! This bright and clean 753 s.f. 1 bedroom condo has everything one needs for comfort and security! The large entryway leads into the main living area with gracious sunny south facing bay window that open up the home to lots of natural light and air! A comfortable open concept that offers generous closet space and convenient in-suite laundry! Enjoy sunny days on the south facing balcony, walking along the path in the courtyard oasis, or join in at the lounge for socializing. The perfect home for a senior wanting to join a flexible and welcoming community, Shepherd's Place offers Long Term Care, Supportive Living, and Independent Living in a faith based setting. Conveniently located next to Kensington shopping centre, Kensington Bingo Hall, nearby 137th ave shopping, restaurants, grocery stores, and a bus stop right at your front door!
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Have the chance to really relax and soak in the summer rays during this lovely season. Check out these coolest and stylish camping tents you can find out there, either for yourself or for family.
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I have listed a new property at 11330 54 ST in Edmonton.
Beautifully renovated and updated Semi-Bungalow in Prestigious HIGHLANDS is located just blocks from the North Saskatchewan River Valley!! Executive living at its finest. Gorgeous marble like porcelain titles greet you as you enter your new home. A spectacular gourmet kitchen featuring ample cabinetry with hidden panels for dishwasher & garbage, granite counter tops and top end stainless steel appliances. Cooks of all abilities will love the built in oven and gas stove top. The island has ample room for guests to mingle around or for homework to be completed. The joined living room and dining room have rich hardwood floors and beautiful french doors which lead out to your massive wrap around deck. The deck features multiple levels with a section being covered, providing you options to entertain or sit back and relax in your backyard. The upstairs has two large bedrooms with massive closets. The slate stairs lead you to your basement which features a lovely entertainment room and a games room.
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I have listed a new property at 113 10838 108 ST in Edmonton.
RARE FIND!! BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED CONDO 2 BLOCKS to MacEwan University and 2 BLOCKS to Kingsway Mall, NAIT, ICE District, Downtown and the LRT. NEW KITCHEN CABINETS, COUNTER-TOPS, SINK, BACK SPLASH, VINYL PLANK FLOORING, PLUSH CARPET, CERAMIC TILE, TRIM, PAINT, ETC. This property is perfect for someone starting out or looking to downsize. The bright living room is spacious and features a RARE WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE. The walkout patio doors lead to a private patio overlooking a quiet ELM TREE LINED STREET for you to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The condo is well maintained and FEATURES A NEW ELEVATOR, NEW INTERIOR DECOR, VINYL SIDING, FIBERGLASS SHINGLES, DIGITAL SECURITY CAMERAS, LED LIGHTING and managed by an on-site caretaker. FANTASTIC CENTRAL LOCATION!!!
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Who doesn’t dream of a home-away-from-home vacation property on a picturesque lakeside somewhere?


A recent survey shows that sales of recreational property are on the rise across country and the prices are expected to appreciate by nearly six per cent this year, particularly in Alberta and British Columbia. Alberta is leading the way on recreational property purchases, reaching prices of $535,885 on average.


Retirees and baby-boomers are the ones driving up vacation property purchases, flocking to lakes and streams, the seaside and mountaintops, with an eye towards retirement or a secondary home to raise children.


However, a spike down in the recreational property purchases was reported due to the newly introduced speculation taxes in British Columbia.


The tax targets property purchased by those who live primarily outside of the province and second homes, causing many existing homeowners to sell their secondary homes to avoid the steep fees. For instance, although there was an increase in sales in BC, the prices actually decreased by 2.8 per cent to just over $53,000 on average across the province.


The speculation tax also encouraged Albertans, one of largest cohorts of recreational buyers in BC, to look for properties elsewhere — like closer to home in their own province. Regions like Canmore, and west of Calgary in the Rocky Mountains were especially popular this year.


But the speculation tax is only part of the equation. Some areas in B.C., like the Cariboo, saw cabin prices soar by 25 per cent for lakefront properties. This is despite the new taxes and wildfires that devastated the region last summer.


Overall, the fluctuation on recreational homes are down to people’s appetite for certain type of properties and their prices. These trends are expected to continue in the upcoming years.

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I have listed a new property at 1071 Summerwood Estates RD in Sherwood Park.
A beautiful custom built home is waiting for you on the northeastern edge of Sherwood Park. This incredible home is an easy 20 minute drive to Downtown Edmonton or Elk Island. Every feature was intended to make your feel like a King or Queen in your castle. Elegant 24"x24" porcelain tiles, rich hardwood floors in hickory or walnut and plush carpets greet your feet as you walk through. Cabinetry throughout is luxurious dark maple, with walnut in the master suite. The floor plan is well thought out and storage will never be a problem in this glorious home. If you like to entertain you can have a more formal affair in your 18' ceiling great room, beautiful dining room and gourmet kitchen or something a little more casual in your games room and recreation room. Outside you have a low maintenance yard with a large covered patio and a raised deck. With enough space to suit your every need this house is a warm and inviting home waiting for you to make it yours. Look at the picture descriptions for more details.
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I have listed a new property at 10811 135 ST in Edmonton.
Amazing location in the heart of North Glenora. This beautifully landscaped property offers you a country oasis in the city, with trees offering privacy and beautiful greenery in the back that you can enjoy from your deck. Plush carpets in the living room where the focal point is a quaint wood burning fireplace. Rich, oak hardwood floors run through the dinning room, hallways and bedrooms. Large double car garage in the back. Recent upgrades include new shingles, high efficiency furnace and high efficiency hot water tank. This a perfect starter home or income property.
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Outdoor Vintage and More Market (July 7)
An outdoor market of all things antique and vintage from shabby chic to handmade.

Oh Snap! '90s Movie Marathon (July 12 – 15)
Good old movies and classics from the previous decade.

Africanival (July 14 – 15)

A festival that celebrates the diverse culture of the African continent.

Taste of Edmonton 2018 (July 18 – 29)

One bite at a time, discover this city through food.

Parks Day Celebration (July 21)

A great way to celebrate the outdoors and explore Elk Island National Park.

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I have listed a new property at 4749 WOOLSEY COMMON in Edmonton.
RARE FIND!!! Here's a massive (.395 Acre) Pie Shaped WALKOUT LOT with a new Executive Custom Built Bungalow in PRESTIGIOUS WESTPOINTE of WINDERMERE. This spacious home boasts a Functional and Modern plan from the moment you walk in. 17', 12' and 10' ceilings greet you at the entrance to the open concept living room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace & gorgeous engineered hardwood floors, step into the gourmet kitchen with HEATED MARBLE FLOORING, walk through pantry, granite counter-tops.The Master suite features a huge walk in closet, 5pc en-suite w/ HEATED FLOORS, his and hers sinks, a walkin shower, and a private luxurious soaker tub! A large 2nd bedroom, 4pc bath and private office round out the main floor. Downstairs you can delight your guests in the luxurious entertainment space with a full wet bar, games room, family room, THEATRE ROOM, 2 additional bedrooms with a 4 piece bath! The exterior boasts 2 private covered decks, OVERSIZED TRIPLE GARAGE & stamped concrete walks and driveway...
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I have listed a new property at 5926 172 ST in Edmonton.
Enjoy the outdoors, this amazing property is located next to a large parks and only blocks away from the River Valley. If you would like to enjoy the fresh air from home there is a large balcony at the entrance of this top floor, end unit suite. Walking into your new home there is a cozy foyer before opening to the plush carpets of your spacious, open floor living room and dinning room. The focus of this large room is a 2 sided, wood burning fireplace. Entering the kitchen you will notice there is ample storage within the cupboards and large walk-in pantry. Large counter space will make this kitchen a dream for entertaining preparations. Both the master and second bedroom are spacious, featuring large closets and windows allowing natural light to fill your room. For additional storage there is a private storage room next to your front door on the balcony with built-in shelving. This property is centrally located with benefits of being close to the Anthony Henday yet still set back enough to remain quiet.
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I have listed a new property at 8111 73 AVE in Edmonton.
Solid, golden built, 3 bedroom bungalow in Avonmore. Low maintenance, eco landscape front with concrete walks and patio. Aluminum soffits, facia and eaves-troughs with newer shingles on both the house and garage. A 360° security camera system has been installed. The back yard is complete with 2 storage sheds. As you enter your new home you are greeted with new, hardwood floors through out the house. The spacious living room with large, new vinyl windows lead you to a gorgeous kitchen/dining room with large windows to provide ample natural light. The vintage Youngston Kitchen cabinets with chrome detailing and stainless steel appliances provide a lovely space for chefs of all abilities.To round out the main floor you have three bedrooms, all with ample storage space and natural light. The basement is partially developed leaving you the ability to create the space you need for your family. Amazing location, very close to the new Valley line LRT and blocks from the Whitemud ravine.
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I have listed a new property at 203 10006 83 AVE in Edmonton.
Welcome to Arbor 83 where elegance is redefined in this beautiful, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, plus den condo in the heart of Old Strathcona. Rich, engineered wood floors and 10' ceilings greet you as you enter your home and flow throughout the spacious, open-floor plan. In your kitchen you will find modern, Italian cabinets, stainless steel appliances (with upgrade available at time of purchase at additional cost) and warm quartz counter-tops. Large windows allow natural light to fill your home and provide an opportunity for you to enjoy the outdoors from within your castle. Should you wish to venture out you can enjoy time on your private balcony (with BBQ gas lines and water valves) or venture to the residents-only, roof-top patio with incredible views of Edmonton. Storage and parking is titled and will be selected at the time of purchase. Special features in this condo include plush carpets in the bedrooms. Arbor 83 is a wonderful opportunity to own a brand new property, in an amazing community.
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Condominiums typically have an overall insurance policy covering the building but it’s nonetheless still important for individual condo owners to look into their own policies. Shared insurance doesn’t cover personal belongings, for example, or other costs that an owner could incur in the case of an emergency.

 

Insurance is particularly noteworthy when it comes to special assessments, a levy or financial contribution that can be imposed on condo unit owners.

 

Usually, special assessments and other costs like strata fees are explained and disclosed at the time of purchase. In the case of an emergency though, a special levy can be announced — usually after a strata vote.

 

This money is collected in instances, for example, where the shared insurance policy doesn’t cover the full cost of the damage and can add up quickly for condo owners.

 

Loss of assessment coverage can mitigate this.

 

Types of insurance:

 

1. Title insurance
It’s not unheard of to hear horror stories of condo buyers getting stuck with special assessments after they’ve bought their unit.

 

Title insurance protects buyers against several risks, including situations like this where special assessments crop up that were not disclosed at the time of purchase.

 

This kind of insurance covers the condo owners’ portion of any special assessment.

 

2. Special assessment insurance
It’s also possible to get insurance that specifically covers special assessments.

 

Problems can come up where this is needed, for example, when a condominium corporation faces a crisis where its own insurance policy isn’t sufficient enough to cover the costs and so a levy is collected.

 

Special assessment insurance covers the owner in this case.

 

These are just two examples of insurance that can cover an unexpected special assessment. Dozens of other policies exist to cover personal items and other costs, sometimes even moving costs or unexpected living costs.

 

Other types of condo insurances

  • All-risk insurance
  • Personal liability
  • Contents insurance
  • Replacement cost
  • Additional living expenses coverage
  • Improvement and betterments protection
  • Loss assessment

Know how you are covered by your insurance so you can fill in any gaps as needed for full protection and peace of mind.

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I have listed a new property at 106 10006 83 AVE in Edmonton.
Welcome to Arbor 83 where elegance is redefined in this beautiful, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, plus flex room condo in the heart of Old Strathcona. Rich hardwood floors and 10' ceilings greet you as you enter your home and flow throughout the spacious, open-floor plan. In your kitchen you will find modern, Italian cabinets, stainless steel appliances and warm quartz counter-tops. Large windows allow natural light to fill your home and provide an opportunity for you to enjoy the outdoors from within your castle. Should you wish to venture out you can enjoy time on your private balcony (with BBQ gas lines and water valves) or venture to the residents-only, roof-top patio with incredible views of Edmonton. Storage and parking is titled and will be selected at the time of purchase. Arbor 83 is a wonderful opportunity to own a brand new property, in an amazing community.
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I have listed a new property at 407 10006 83 AVE in Edmonton.
Welcome to Arbor 83 where elegance is redefined in this beautiful, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, plus den condo in the heart of Old Strathcona. Rich hardwood floors and 10' ceilings greet you as you enter your home and flow throughout the spacious, open-floor plan. In your kitchen you will find modern, Italian cabinets, stainless steel appliances and warm quartz counter-tops. Large windows allow natural light to fill your home and provide an opportunity for you to enjoy the outdoors from within your castle. Should you wish to venture out you can enjoy time on your private balcony (with BBQ gas lines and water valves) or venture to the residents-only, roof-top patio with incredible views of Edmonton. Storage and parking is titled and will be selected at the time of purchase. Special features of this condo include vaulted ceilings, plush carpet in bedrooms and upgraded closets. Arbor 83 is a wonderful opportunity to own a brand new property, in an amazing community.
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I have listed a new property at 17715 57 AVE in Edmonton.
Incredible location, only blocks from the River Valley. This beautiful, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom, executive home opens to a private entrance. Rich hardwood floors lead you into a spacious, open plan living room and dining room. Two large windows open the rooms to lots of natural lighting. Entering the gourmet kitchen will be a delight for chefs of all levels. The center piece of the kitchen is an amazing gas stove. Gorgeous stainless steel appliances and dark quartz counter tops round out this modern and welcoming kitchen. The breakfast nook opens to a relaxing and cozy sun room. The warm family room has a lovely fireplace and french doors to your personal Eden. With trees for privacy and a koi pond to soothe tired nerves, you can relax on the large patio or deck, soaking up the sun. This incredible home is rounded off with a fully finished basement including a second kitchen and spacious games room.
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