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 3, 2020

Some things are better left in the ’70s, like vinyl jumpsuits and shag carpeting. But patterned wallpaper should not be added to that list. When picturing your dream house, consider adding wallpaper to mix in new design elements and style. Wallpaper isn’t the lifetime commitment you may think. In fact, you can purchase sticker-like removable wallpaper. Wallpaper comes in all forms – bold and subtle patterns, loud and neutral colours, and even in textures like faux fur or crocodile skin. But there are some things to consider about bringing wallpaper into your home. Here are some basic Do’s and Don’ts. Read More

August 30, 2018

Whether you’re moving into a new home or simply feeling like redecorating, finding a great furniture layout can be challenging. Nobody wants to play a real-life game of Tetris, moving bulky pieces of furniture around to find the best fit. Read More

June 22, 2018

When you build your home, you have the opportunity to design a kitchen that completely meets your needs. Some of the best features of today’s kitchens are built into the basic design, but you can always add extra options that appeal most to you. As you look over our suggestions of must-haves, you’ll start to get a complete picture of what your new kitchen could look like. Choose the things that make sense for your family’s lifestyle. Read More

May 25, 2018

The quality of your new home comes from using quality materials installed by experienced professionals. That’s why Sterling Homes has focused so strongly on finding the right suppliers for our homes.  Read More

April 13, 2018

Most modern homebuyers are looking for an ensuite in the master bedroom. If you’re building your home, you won’t have any trouble finding a floor plan that includes this must-have feature. However, while builders are realizing it’s important to include ensuites, some are cutting corners with cramped spaces or very basic elements. If you want your ensuite to feel like a spa getaway, be sure to ask for some of these additional features. Read More

April 3, 2018

2018 is bringing a new look in home colour trends. Look for colours that boost your spirit with palettes of vibrant color that might remind you of opening that box of 128 crayons. Read More

April 2, 2018

There’s something to be said about the timeless look of a 100-year-old home. Hardwood floors, intricate trim, and distinctive windows can make a home feel lived-in and loved. Unfortunately, older homes tend to come with more problems whereas a new home has little maintenance. Additionally, those beautiful windows are far from energy efficient, and cold winter drafts can drive your heating bill up. Read More

February 23, 2018

Once you move into your new home, you want to have a bit of fun with the decorations. If you don’t have a lot of money leftover to spend on fancy new furnishings, DIY projects can offer you affordable solutions, especially when it comes to the bathroom. Read More

December 1, 2017

The idea behind feng shui is that the way the energy flows in your home can have good or bad consequences in your life. By designing your home with feng shui principals in mind, you can create a more relaxing environment, improve your relationships, and even increase your wealth. Read More

November 20, 2017

While you might like the rustic appeal of an old log cabin, to actually own one might mean enduring drafty windows and high heating bills. The good news is you don’t have to settle for contemporary or modern styles when purchasing a brand-new home (and you don’t have to live in a rickety old cabin either). With a few simple choices, you can create the feel of living in a rustic home with all the new home advantages.  Read More