How to Build a Fence

Building a fence around your property has many benefits. A solid fence is both decorative and practical as it adds visual appeal, security and privacy to your yard. A fence will provide your family with a safe and secluded outdoor living space for entertaining, relaxing, gardening and for your children to play in. An attractive […]

Alberta Building Code Protects New Homes from Radon Gas

What is radon gas? Radon is an invisible, odourless, cancer-causing, radioactive gas that comes from the ground. When inhaled, radon breaks down into radioactive particles, releasing bursts of radioactivity that can cause injury to lung tissue. Exposure to high levels of radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after tobacco smoking. Radon enters […]

7 Easy Tips on How to Clean Window Screens and Glass

There’s nothing like natural light to brighten up your home; that is until the sun’s rays start to highlight all of the dirt, spider webs and fingerprints built up on your windows. Don’t start wishing for clouds and rain just yet, though; we’ve got seven simple tips to keep your screens and window glass clean […]

Fall Home & Yard Maintenance Checklist

We love the crisp air and warm colours fall brings, but it also comes along with a hefty list of maintenance jobs to get your home and yard ready for the changing weather. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of jobs to ensure your home is prepared for winter and your yard is set up for […]

Concrete vs. Asphalt Driveways

A brand new driveway will improve the curb appeal of your home, extend your outdoor living space, increase property value and even help with resale. If you’re installing a new driveway for a brand new home or want to replace your current damaged and cracked driveway, there are two main materials to consider: concrete and […]

Living it up! Summer Extravaganza Picnic

We recently gathered at Laurier Park for our first ever Summer Extravaganza Picnic and wow, was it ever a success! It was amazing to see everyone for a family-friendly picnic, where the team could gather and kids and dogs were all welcome. There were tons of activities set up for everyone to enjoy including bubbles, […]

Backwater Valves & EPCORs Subsidy Program

We know it’s been a long hot summer, and summer floods are the last thing from our minds, but those summer storms can sneak up on us here in Edmonton. Is your home ready for it? One way to protect your home from flooding is having a backwater valve on your main sanitary sewer pipe. […]

What is Home Staging and is it Necessary?

If you’ve recently looked at listing your home or spent any amount of time watching HGTV, you’ve likely heard of home staging, but is it necessary? The short answer is yes. Why Should You Stage Your Home? Staging showcases your home in its very best light, using furniture and decor to highlight your home’s best […]

Actual Costs of Buying a Home Across Canada

A friend of mine recently moved to a Vancouver suburb and I was shocked to hear how much it really costs to buy a home there. I think everyone has an idea how expensive homes are in and around Vancouver and Toronto right now, but many people aren’t aware of the additional closing costs buyers […]

5 Tips for Moving with Children

Moving is a huge adjustment that impacts the whole family, including children. Whether you are moving down the street, to a new neighbourhood, or to a new city, province or country altogether, your children will need support during this transition. We are sharing our top 5 tips for making the transition as smooth and positive […]

4 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Outdoor Living Space

With the weather finally warming up, and the days getting longer, it’s time to move the party outside. But is your outdoor living space ready? Here are 4 quick and easy ways to refresh your outdoor living space – and you won’t have to break the bank to do it. 1. Add an outdoor area […]

Spring Cleaning Part 3: Cleaning and Maintaining the Exterior of Your Home

Welcome to the final segment of our 3-part spring cleaning series. So far we have covered decluttering and deep cleaning your home – linked if you missed them and want to check them out. In this post, we are going to cover everything you need to do to get the exterior of your home ready […]

Top 5 Reasons to Plant a Victory Garden

With winter’s last big hurrah finally behind us (cross fingers, knock on wood, say the rosary), homeowners in Edmonton can finally start dreaming about summertime, and planning all the ways they’re going to soak up the few months of warmth we’re about to have. But wait… we’re still in the middle of a global pandemic. […]

How to Win in Multiple Offer Situations

Last week Sheldon and Sara were joined by two amazing Liv agents for a Facebook Live to discuss multiple offer situations. Deidre Harrison and Tonya Brown have helped many clients successfully navigate through multiple offer situations and they shared their strategies with us. Check out the replay here and read on for more details in […]

Spring Cleaning Part 2: Deep Cleaning Your Home

Welcome to the second segment of our three-part Spring Cleaning series: Deep Cleaning. Hopefully, you went through the decluttering with us last week and are now ready to get scrubbing, if not you can check out that post here.  Deep cleaning your whole house can seem daunting at first, but if you break it into […]

Moving to the Country – Advice for Buying an Acreage Near Edmonton

Sheldon and Sara were recently joined for a Facebook Live by some of Liv’s resident experts on purchasing and living in a rural home. Tameka Ross, Lindsay Parsons and Allison Meston all had amazing information to share, and we’ve compiled it all into the blog post below. Watch the replay here:   Covid has seriously […]

Spring Cleaning Part 1: Decluttering Your Home

Spring is in the air! Somehow this muddy and mucky season screams fresh and clean and new. Anyone else curious how the smell of snow-mould is so refreshing? Somehow it works, and with the days getting longer and warmer, we are here for it.  Spring also means time for spring cleaning. Join us for our […]

New Website! EdmontonRealEstate.pro gets Major Upgrade

It’s not broken, we just moved your cheese. It’s been just over five years since we’ve done any major updates to our very popular home search website EdmontonRealEstate.pro. Last time, on December 15, 2015, we had about 5,500 user sessions a day. Lately, we’ve been averaging about 17,000 user sessions a day. The most traffic […]

2020 Liv Real Estate Awards

We recently gathered virtually for our annual awards night to celebrate our amazing team. Things looked a little different this year, but everything came together for a pretty amazing night. Care packages including a delicious 3-course ready-to-heat meal expertly executed by our friends at Rebel Food & Drink and an exceptional wine pairing (or mocktail […]

Luv Local Eats $10,000 Giveaway

Week 10 Update: Welcome to the final week of our Luv Local Eats $10K Giveaway! We’ve given away $9,000 dollars in gift cards from 9 different local restaurants to 90 amazing people. We are so grateful for the positive response to this giveaway and for all of the nominations you have shared. For the 10th […]