Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Sterling Homes Real Estate Blog brings you the latest market news and property listings, as well as tips for buying or selling a home in Edmonton.

March 5, 2021

A home purchase is likely one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime, so we believe homebuyers should take the time to learn about the details of their home buying journey and to perform their due diligence before the big move. To demystify the process, we have provided a rundown of what we think you should consider when buying and what you can expect from the buying process itself, plus tips to make life easier. Read More

March 5, 2021

As your lifestyle evolves, so should your home. Maybe you’ve outgrown your current home and need something bigger. You may need more room for the kids, more storage space or a bigger yard. Or, maybe you’re just looking for a more modern version of what you already have (or smaller) with less maintenance and better amenities.

If any of the above sounds familiar, it’s time to find a new home. Here are a few tips to help you find an ideal home that’s perfectly suited to your unique life circumstance. Read More

March 5, 2021

Your family home has served you well. It’s been the site of many Thanksgiving dinners, birthday parties, and summer barbecues. It’s where your kids learned to take their first steps, laughed until they cried, and spent many nights studying for the next big test. It’s been everything you ever hoped your home could be.

Now that your kids have moved out with their own families, though, the large home starts feeling a little too big. You don’t use all the space anymore, but you still have to spend time cleaning those rooms. The energy costs can be high, especially when you think about how you’re heating and cooling rooms nobody is using.

Sometimes, it starts getting hard to physically move about the house. It’s troublesome to climb stairs to get to your bedroom, and your body just can’t handle spending hours in the yard weeding and mowing.

You need a new solution. Something smaller. Something more manageable.

Many couples decide to downsize in their retirement years. If this sounds like an attractive option to you, it’s time to think about how you can make the most of your move. Read More

March 5, 2021

Whether it’s your first home or you’re looking to move up into something a little roomier, duplexes are an excellent choice for Edmontonians of all ages and lifestyles. Similar to a single-family home, these models are sometimes confused with townhomes (which refers to multiple residences side by side).

A duplex, on the other hand, is one unit with two adjoining residences.

Have you been thinking about a duplex as your next new home? Unsure
if this style is right for you? We can help! The following information will help you understand the benefits of duplex living. Plus, we’ve highlighted a few beautiful models now available in great communities throughout the Edmonton area. Read More

March 4, 2021

Homeownership is one of the smartest investments you’ll ever make. We understand that buying a new home is a big decision and the process can sometimes seem a little overwhelming.

But, in addition to being an investment in your financial future and security, it’s also a huge investment in your happiness. And it’s a decision you can feel good about, take pride in, and be excited for!

Do you think you might be ready for a new home? Read through these nine signs and work through the handy checklist to see if you’re right. Read More

March 4, 2021

You’ve made the decision – it is time to buy a home. Maybe you are a first- time buyer looking for an affordable option that fits your lifestyle. Or maybe your family is expanding and you need some more room. Or, maybe the nest is now empty and it’s time to downsize.

Whatever stage of life you are in, no matter if it’s your first home or your fifth, there’s a process to buying a home.

So where do you start? Read More

March 4, 2021

When buying a home, one of the most common dilemmas people face is whether to buy a resale or a brand-new home. Naturally, new homes will look more modern and offer a ton of upgraded features, but resale homes can have a lot of character and tend to be a little more affordable. Which is better?

Because both new and resale homes equally have their merits, we’ve put together this handy pros and cons list. After reading through the advantages and disadvantages of each, you’ll have a better idea of which type of home will be best for you. Read More

February 18, 2021

A home is something everyone needs, somewhere to rest and build memories. To enjoy family and friends, to create something that is uniquely yours.
It can also be one of the most confusing or challenging purchases of your life if you don’t understand the process. Read More

January 28, 2021

Sterling’s latest Evolve line of homes makes owning a brand-new home more affordable than ever. We’ve simplified the design and building process by focusing on building homes on spec using the most popular design options. Read More

January 21, 2021

Whether you’re thinking about buying a new-to-you home or building a brand-new home, it’s a good idea to think about where your new home would fall on the 10-minute fire response map. Read More

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