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.

November 28, 2022

You’ve found your perfect home in the right location, navigated the home-buying journey successfully and now all that’s left is the big moving day itself!  To help make your move as smooth as possible, we’ve compiled a handy moving checklist of things to do before, during and after your big day.

With careful planning, organizing and some packing tips (and maybe a little bit of help from friends or professional movers) you’ll be sitting pretty in your new home before you know it. You might even save some money along the way!

So… what exactly do you need to do to get prepared for moving day?  Read More

March 30, 2022

Radon gas is an invisible radioactive gas that can’t be seen, tasted, or smelled, and many homes in Alberta can be at risk. Radon can be found in rocks, natural gas, water, some building materials, and most commonly in the soil underneath your home. This gas is also the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canadians and requires special attention from homeowners and builders to avoid long-term health issues.

Here is everything you need to know about radon gas in Edmonton so you can mitigate risk and keep your family safe at home. Read More

June 4, 2021

Home Maintenance. Maintenance usually needs to be done on a yearly, monthly, or sometimes daily basis. For instance, with any type of countertop you’ll want to wipe up spills immediately and give them a good cleaning at the end of the day. Your floors should be… Read More

March 25, 2021

No, really, who are the best home builders in Edmonton?

When building a new home, one of the most important decisions you can make is who you choose to build with. Building a home is a big decision, and one that can cost you a fair bit of time and money, so it’s only natural that you’ll want to find a builder that’s the perfect fit for you. Read More

March 15, 2021

Here are 11+ Ideas to Try
An important but sometimes-overlooked part of selling your home is the curb appeal. Essentially, this means the way your home looks from the street, but it’s about the first impression that people make of your home. Read More

February 2, 2021

You’re planning on putting your home on the market, and of course, you want to sell for as much as possible. But how do you do this without breaking
the bank on extensive renovations? What changes can you make to better influence buyers?
If these questions are weighing on your mind, take a look at the following tips for sprucing up your home below. Most are pretty inexpensive, and some ideas are for those with a slightly larger budget. Read More

September 1, 2020

Perhaps the biggest advantage of buying a new build home is the feeling of security that comes from knowing things won’t break down – and it will most likely be covered by your home warranty in the unlikely event that they do. However, you’ll still want to be proactive when it comes to maintaining your home. While you won’t have much to worry about when it comes to maintenance in your new home, you should still do the following things to keep your home in top condition. Read More

June 22, 2020

The 3 Different Types of Property Ownership in Alberta Include: Sole owner – one person or company owns the land Joint Tenancy or Joint Tenants – if one owner passes away, their share goes to the remaining owner(s) Tenancy In Common or Tenants in Common – if one owner passes… Read More

April 1, 2020

Did you know you can use your smart phone to take a virtual tour of our new homes for sale?

That’s right—you can virtually walk through one of our homes without even leaving your couch! Read More

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

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