Buying & Selling Tips


Buying and selling homes in Edmonton has not gotten any easier and with the advent of the Internet most Edmonton home searchers (like yourself) often turn online to find the “right” place.

While it’s great to browse ahead of time to give you an idea of what area you want to be in, how many bedrooms and bathrooms you need and what overall style you are looking for in a home, you can’t get all the information you need to make an informed decision from a few pictures.

That’s where an Edmonton real estate brokerage like RE/MAX Select comes in. We have agents with the experience and knowledge of the local real estate market to make sure that your purchases are informed and when you’re selling, that you’re listing is going to fetch the best price in the least amount of time.

If you’re just beginning your home search or are in the early stages of considering a sale then please feel free to browse our comprehensive list of homes. You won’t find anything on the MLS or that isn’t also here on our website.

When you’re ready to go out on a tour of a few properties or find out what other comparable homes have sold for in your neighbourhood then please select an agent from our brokerage to assist you. We look forward to making your Edmonton buying and selling goals attainable!

Buying Real Estate in Edmonton

Buying a home in Edmonton should be fun and exciting. Sure there’s some hard work to be done, but that’s why you hire an experienced Edmonton real estate agent with in depth local knowledge to assist you with your purchase. Our agents can help you assemble a great team of professionals from lawyers, notaries, home inspectors and mortgage brokers to make sure that your purchase goes off with little to no stress. On top of that, we can guide you into a neighbourhood that makes sense for you and your family whether you’re just getting started as a first time buyer or you’re looking to downsize from an empty nest. Whatever life has thrown your way we would love to help you make your next move. Read through some of our other tips designed to help you with practical advice when buying your next Edmonton home, apartment, townhouse or condo!

The Buying Process

Moving can be very exciting but it can also be very stressful as there are so many things to remember to do! Whether you are doing it on your own, asking friends for some help, or hiring professionals, here is a quick guide to help you through the buying process.

Tips for Buyers

Buying a residence can be a stressful experience. You will experience a roller coaster of emotions while finding the right place, securing the loan, and finally moving in. For most of us, the first time home purchase is the largest investment we’ve ever considered.

First Time Buyers

It is essential as a first time home buyer in the real estate market that you work with someone who is experienced with first time buyers. First time buyers will usually have more questions than people who have purchased real estate previously.

Selling Real Estate in Edmonton

There are many reasons why you would choose to list your Edmonton home for sale. Everything from changing family dynamics like divorce, career moves, births and the blending of families to strategic investment and estate planning. Whatever the reason, RE/MAX Select is here to help.

Our agents have comprehensive data about the local Edmonton housing market, from how long properties generally sit on the MLS to what features Edmonton home buyers are looking for in a home.

If you want to know if that kitchen renovation should be done before you list or what other ways you can effectively increase your homes street appeal, then you need to work with us. Find an agent today using our agent search and read more in depth profiles on each of our agents to see who will be a fit to join you on your home selling journey!

Preparing Your Home

Depending on how long you’ve been in your home, and what your motivation is for listing your Edmonton home for sale, getting ready to sell your Edmonton home can bring forward a mix of emotions.

Empty Nesters

Empty nesters are a booming demographic for real estate sales in Edmonton. Your kids are off to school, getting married and starting their lives with kids and homes of their own.

When Will it Sell?

Every house is unique. Some sell within hours of listing on the market, some take months to sell, and some never sell at all. We believe there are 4 primary reasons why a home does not sell.

Home Evaluation

There has never been a better time to sell your Edmonton home. Find out now what your home is worth if you listed with RE/MAX Select today!