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Posted in: Zone 56, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 2132 GLENRIDDING WAY in Edmonton.
Perfect for anyone...why wait to build? This immaculate Pacesetter "Paladin Model" features 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths, generous and stylish finishes invites comfort and exudes modern elegance. You'll enjoy a perfect setting for relaxing and entertaining. Plenty of natural night flows throughout the home's open, airy layout with a generously sized living room, cozy gas fireplace, an open kitchen that will inspire your inner chef, center island with bonus seating, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES & a large dining area. Guest bath and functional mudroom are just around the corner. The huge master bedroom features a private 4pc ensuite and spacious walk-in closet, 2 additional bedrooms and another full bath! The basement is an unfinished blank canvas with RIDP, a Kinetico water system & Air purification system. There's an OVERSIZED DOUBLE GARAGE for larger vehicles & toys. Glenridding is nestled away from bustling city life yet still conveniently connected by Anthony Henday & many major amenities nearby.
Posted in: Homebuyer Tips
The relationship between the quality of a school district and real estate prices in the neighbourhood is a bit of a “chicken-and-the-egg” question.
The highest-ranking school districts tend to have higher house prices than less sought-after districts. At the same time, more affluent homeowners often live in more popular school districts. It’s not always clear which is the motivating factor: do school districts influence house prices or vice versa?
Regardless of which came first, at the end of the day, the fact remains: schools that have higher rankings are, on average, in neighbourhoods with higher real estate values. According to a survey by the Ontario real estate brokerage TheRedPin, homeowners pay a premium of between 20 to 36 per cent for living in proximity to the best schools in Toronto.
91 per cent of prospective homebuyers said that school rankings were important in their search, according to a survey by Realtor.com®, and 60 per cent of buyers said they would pay above their budget to live in their desired school catchment.
Why are schools so influential?
In large part, it comes down to the age-old search for better education and opportunities for the next generation. Parents will sacrifice a lot to improve their offspring’s future and a higher-ranking school is part of that.
It’s also a matter of convenience. Once you have your heart set on a school, it’s a huge time-saver to live a bus ride or walk away. The same Realtor.com® survey found that more than half of buyers are willing to give up other comforts – such are more room or proximity to shopping centres – in exchange for living in the right school catchment.
All this, as a total, means there is a huge demand for family homes in certain areas because of school rankings. Even for homeowners without children, a good school is typically seen as a sign of a strong, stable community — a good thing for house prices for everyone who lives nearby.
Posted in: Edmonton Market Update
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Posted in: Zone 20, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 18636 68 AVE in Edmonton.
Incredible location, private pie shaped lot and loads of upgrades including NEWER SHINGLES, NEW CARPET, FRESHLY PAINTED, NEWER KITCHEN, MAIN BATH, APPLIANCES, CENTRAL AIR, Mid Eff. Furnace & hot water tank... The main floor has a sun filled large kitchen with soft close cupboards, living room with plenty of room to entertain and a formal dining room ready for large gatherings. The Upper level has a Spacious Master with walk in closet and a 2 piece ensuite, 2 bedrooms, and a beautifully remodeled 4 piece bath. The living room is very large with a stone faced wood burning fireplace and located next to a multi-functional room great for a den, family room, or bedroom. The unspoiled basement is ready for your personal touch and offers LOADS of added storage space & laundry area. The LARGE, private, treed backyard has plenty of space to relax and entertain. Walking distance to multiple schools, YMCA, Callingwood Arena, Library, Whitemud & Anthony Henday and more!!!
Posted in: Zone 20, Edmonton Real Estate
I have listed a new property at 235 ORMSBY RD E in Edmonton.
"Kimberley Homes" Custom Built 2,050 S.F. Family home situated on a huge pie shaped lot in a private Cul-De-Sac in Desirable Ormsby Place. The main floor boasts a bright and open floor plan with a formal dining room, large kitchen with walk in pantry, centre island with breakfast bar, a sunny dinette and large living room with a 3 sided gas fireplace for those chilly nights. Upstairs has a bonus room with vaulted Ceilings, 3 spacious bedrooms, a 4 pc bath and beautiful king-sized Master retreat with 5 pc ensuite & walkin closet. The NEWLY DEVELOPED BASEMENT features a second family room, walk up wetbar with ample cabinetry, large storage room, a spacious bedroom with 2 large windows and a gorgeous ensuite bath. Outside you can relax on the private & sunny deck overlooking the lush green pie shaped backyard! BONUS FEATURE is the 28'x 20' OVERSIZED double attached garage, CENTRAL AIR, hardwood floors, dog run, play house, storage shed, minutes to West Edmonton Mall, YMCA, Whitemud, and Anthony Henday!!!
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