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Surviving the Winter - 12/14/07 08:33 PM
Snow Safety Tips to Survive the Winter Weather The cold winter weather shouldn't limit time enjoyed working on the home outdoors. Before venturing outside, ensure proper safety precautions are taken to avoid an accident or injury. Consider the following snow safety tips from The Home Depot Canada to help keep warm and safe all season long. - Dress for outdoor success. Whether at work or play, bundle up in layered clothing to allow for better evaporation of perspiration. Outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent. Wear boots or overshoes with non-skid soles to avoid slips and falls. - Master the right shoveling (0 comments)
How to Make a Small Room Appear Bigger Small rooms are the bane of the home decorator. How do you achieve a pleasing look that doesn't feel cramped and claustrophobic? Short of building an addition or knocking down walls, you are limited to a few, but effective, decorating tricks that create the illusion of space.The strategic use of colour and light is the best way to achieve this. Choose light shades of paint or wallpaper for the walls. Lighter colours reflect light making for a brighter room. Use an even lighter shade of the same colour or white for ceilings and (0 comments)
As you can see, we peaked twice (May and July) and are currently back at Feb/March average sales price numbers. These stats are based on the average price single family, duplex/rowhouses and condos in the Metro Edmonton area. The inventory has definitely tightened up for the last 2 months, so we could see a leveling out of prices prior to the spring market. The months of August, September and October were stable, but in reality there were many large price reductions throughout these months. The November stats have finally caught up with this reality.Note: All stats are provided from the Edmonton (0 comments)
November 2007 Statistic Analysis - 12/05/07 05:55 PM
Well, the stats are out. The EREB (Edmonton Real Estate Board) has released the stats for November. The listing inventory has fallen again for the second month in a row (peaked at 9918 in September) We are currently at 8667 listings. The sales are staying stable at 1223 units for the month of November (1276 in October). Prices have fallen by 6.5% for condos and single family homes combined ($325,060). This puts our average price close to the average price in February. The average price for a single family home is now at $376,267 ($397,189 in October). The average price for (3 comments)
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