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Posted in: Zone 58, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 20511 46 AVE in Edmonton.
THE HAMPTONS FINEST!!! This beautifully appointed 2,200 S.F. 4+2 Bedroom executive family home is situated on a quiet crescent backing onto country residential properties. The main floor boasts an open concept with a flex room at the front entrance, bright and sunny living room with a cozy gas fireplace. The GOURMET KITCHEN has loads of cabinets, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, corner pantry, raised breakfast bar and spacious dinette. The upper level has 4 large bedrooms (one converted from bonus room) including a huge master suite with walk-in closet and luxurious ensuite. The newly developed basement has a additional family room, 2 bright bedrooms, and a beautiful bath with heated floors. This home is ideally located close to several schools, parks, walking trails, shopping, the Anthony Henday and public transportation.
Security is important all year round but during the summer months especially, property crimes and break-and-entries tend to spike. Warmer weather means people are more likely to leave their windows open, their patios unlocked and their houses unattended.
We talked to our city’s police department about why property crime increases and what people can do to keep their homes safe and secure during summer. This is what they told us:
Always lock up
It’s easy to pop out quickly for a walk around the block or a quick trip down the road to the shop, but always lock the door, windows and patios behind you no matter how soon you’ll be back. A third of burglars enter a home through an unlocked door. Even if you are out in the back gardening, lock you front door — you’d be surprised at how quickly and quietly a thief can slip in.
Out of sight, out of mind
Most property crimes are opportunistic – the thief sees a chance to steal something and takes it. If it’s hidden away, there is less temptation and opportunity. So if you buy a nice new item, wait till pick-up day to put its packaging outside in the recycling. You don’t want to advertise to thieves what valuables you have in your home. Don’t leave visible items in your car; thieves have been known to smash a car window to steal something as small as a gym bag or a pile of papers.
Report suspicious activity
The police want citizens to call and report suspicious activity, even if doesn’t seem like a crime is being committed yet. If you see someone milling around and you have a bad feeling, report it. It’s not a waste of time or resources, the police officer we spoke to told us, and it might prevent a theft.
Before you leave your home, do a quick walk around and final check. Put yourself in the mind-set of a thief – if you wanted to break and enter, how would you do it? That curtain fluttering in the breeze? Close the window. That ladder leaning against the wall? Put it away. Prevention is the best way to keep your property safe and thief-proof.
Keep a list of details about your most valuable items if worst-case scenario should happen. If something is stolen, you will have more chances of getting it back if you can provide details and a picture of the item. The majority of stolen goods the police recover are never returned to their rightful owner because they can’t be tracked down. With bicycles, for example, you can imprint a serial number on the frame and log it with the police; that way, if your bike is stolen and someone tries to sell it, you will be notified.
Posted in: Zone 01, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 13415 128 ST in Edmonton.
RARE FIND IN WELLINGTON...Here's an "ORIGINAL OWNER HOME" and very solid 3+1 bedroom bungalow situated in a quiet crescent location and boasts an oversized double detached garage and features recent upgrades like a HIGH EFFICIENCY FORCED AIR FURNACE, CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING, NEWER HOT WATER TANK, updated main floor bath and stainless steel fridge & stove. There is ORIGINAL OAK HARDWOOD FLOORING under the living room and dining room carpet. The fully finished basement has a HUGE FAMILY ROOM with a bar and the original tile floor features a tiled shuffle board layout. There's a fourth bedroom, den and laundry/utility. The fully fenced yard has a private patio perfect for entertaining family and friends, close to schools, shopping, parks and public transportation.
Posted in: Zone 07, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 10831 135 ST in Edmonton.
PRIME NORTH GLENORA LOCATION!!!! This spacious 1,330 S.F. Semi-Bungalow has been meticulously maintained and boasts BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL OAK HARDWOOD FLOORS ON THE MAIN & UPPER LEVELS. House and garage wrapped in vinyl siding, newer shingles on house and garage, upgraded Mid Efficient Forced air furnace, newer hot water tank, new 100 amp electrical service, newer sump pump, unique drive way with rare front street access and rear double garage. Lots of room for extra toys and RV Parking, Privacy chain link fencing and a meticulously manicured and fully landscaped yard. Easy access to Westmount Shopping Centre, Public Transportation (hub), U of A, Grant McEwan, Downtown and Edmonton's Majestic River Valley Trail System.
Posted in: Zone 10, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 8003 144A ST in Edmonton.
FANTASTIC LAURIER LOCATION...ONLY STEPS TO THE NEW SPRAY PARK, PLAYGROUND, ICE RINK AND LAURIER COMMUNITY HALL. This beautifully renovated bungalow boasts a beautiful NEW KITCHEN with rich dark chocolate coloured cabinets, large pantry with pull out drawers, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, directional lighting, gorgeous refinished OAK HARDWOOD FLOORS, bright and modern paint tones throughout, a cozy brick faced WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE, spacious living room and dining combination perfect for entertaining. The fully finished basement has a massive family room, den, office, 4th bedroom, a full bath and laundry room. Newer Shingles (06) Brand New H20 Tank (2017), Some Vinyl Windows, etc. There's a private fully fenced yard, large patio and an oversized double heated garage...this is a PERFECT FAMILY HOME ONLY STEPS TO ALL THE CONVENIENCES OF LAURIER!!!
Posted in: Zone 20, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 5771 189 ST in Edmonton.
BEAUTIFULLY UPGRADED ADULT (45 Plus) BUNGALOW! This is a very well maintained and beautifully upgraded unit. The spacious main floor layout is perfect for entertaining family and friends. There's a BRAND NEW KITCHEN with ample cabinetry and counter space for the gourmet chef. Gorgeous new flooring, trim, paint, 6 Appliances, A BEAUTIFUL NEW BATHROOM, Main Floor Laundry, Roll Shutter on the patio doors for extra privacy and security. The fully finished basement has a large family room with beautiful laminate flooring, another large bedroom with a huge walk-in closet and a 3 Piece bath. The attached garage is drywalled, insulated and has a new landing with bench seat. This comfortable home is located in the inner part of the complex & is in a quiet area backing onto a treed greenspace. Just move in and enjoy the sun on your private west facing patio. This is a rare find and a must see for anyone looking at an adult bungalow.
Posted in: Sherwood Park, Sherwood Park Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 31 CODETTE WAY in Sherwood Park.
WOW!!! This 4 BEDROOM Lakeland Ridge 2 storey is loaded with upgrades and is the perfect family home. The main floor has been finished with rich hardwood flooring and features a large living room, a spacious dining room and a trendy kitchen with large island, GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. The large boot room/laundry located off the garage entrance has CUSTOM CABINETRY and BOOT ROOM STALLS. Upstairs you'll find FOUR LARGE BEDROOMS and a VERY SPACIOUS BONUS ROOM with VAULTED CEILINGS AND GAS FIREPLACE. Extra features of this home include a tank less water system, a heat recovery unit, triple pain windows and an oversized garage and driveway. This home has been decorated very tastefully and is finished with warm colors throughout. There's a brand new fully fenced yard with a oversized sundeck and custom landscaping with rock and slate features. Fantastic crescent location close to schools, parks, shopping and public transportation!!! A PERFECT FAMILY HOME!!!
Who hasn’t dreamt of working from home — no more alarm clocks beeping, lengthy commutes at rush hour or having to choose fancy office attire over pyjama pants, so the vision goes. It’s a life that many freelancers, remote workers and other independent professionals choose.
But many of those who have traded corporate for coffee shops are now turning to a new environment: coworking spaces.
Sharing workspace and renting a desk in a flexible office has taken off in popularity in recent years because of the endless opportunities it offers to socialize, network, collaborate with other like-minded professionals and increase productivity.
According to studies, one of the biggest factors that determines productivity at the office is the workspace itself and a well-designed space can increase productivity by 20 per cent.
Whether renting by the hour, setting up a more permanent environment at home or tweaking the space at your office desk, here are the top three things to create a more efficient workspace:
Posted in: Zone 01, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 12009 133A AVE NW in Edmonton.
Absolutely Immaculate and Spacious Bungalow located on a quiet crescent in desirable Kensington. This property is loaded with recent upgrades including, Kitchen, 6 appliances, main bath, freshly painted, Vinyl PVC Windows and Wood casement, Roll Shutters, Forced Air Furnace, Hot Water Tank, Central Air Conditioning, Vinyl Siding on house and garage, Shingles on house and garage. Original Oak Hardwood Flooring under carpet. The Oversized Double Garage has a new door and opener, extra wide concrete pad for RV, boat , etc. Great location close to schools, shopping, parks and public transportation. This is a beautiful "TURN KEY" property...
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