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See What’s Out There

The hunt is on! Time for you and your REALTOR® to find that perfect home.

Read all about it

Start reading real estate ads in local papers, or visit REALTOR.ca. Let your REALTOR® know what you like. Visit areas you’re considering and get a feel for them. Make note of the surrounding schools, shopping and recreational areas. Keep an eye out for not-so-great things like large industrial areas, railway tracks and airports. Visit during the day and at night. Also, take a look at YEGisHome.ca to learn more about communities, search real estate listings,
discover new places and events, and keep up with all the latest news.

Open Houses, come on in

Open houses are a great way to see inside the homes of your potential neighborhood. The hosting REALTOR® probably knows the local market inside and out and will be happy to answer the questions that are bubbling up inside you– don’t be afraid to ask!

House hunting with your REALTOR® – hunting smarter

If you’ve been very good, you’ve armed your REALTOR® with your dream home desires. Even if you’ve just talked about it, your REALTOR® knows what you’re looking for.

Welcome to the wonders of REALTOR.ca

REALTORS® run an incredible research tool called the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS® System). You can view information about properties listed in MLS® Systems across the country at REALTOR.ca, the public advertising portal. Your REALTOR® will start sending you listings of potential homes right away. You’ll be amazed how fast and easy it is to zero in on your favourite few homes.

Work from a short list

If you and your REALTOR® have done your homework and used MLS® System listings to scout ahead, you only need to visit a handful of homes to make an informed and wise selection.

Stay objective when visiting potential homes

Walking through a potential home is a thrill, but try not to lose your head. Don’t let a giant kitchen island or swanky hot tub distract you from your real goal, finding a home that meets all your needs and fits your budget. Good luck and happy hunting!

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The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton (Edmonton Real Estate Board), founded in 1927 , is a professional association of over 3,200 Brokers and Associates in the greater Edmonton area. The Association administers the Multiple Listing Service®, provides professional education to its members and enforces a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice.

The Association advertises property listings and publishes consumer information on the Internet at REALTOR.ca, as well as in the Real Estate Weekly.
The REALTORS® Association supports charities involving shelter and homelessness through the REALTORS® Community Foundation.