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In Edmonton there are a few classic signs that winter is drawing to a close: the snow is disappearing, the geese are returning, and a few brave souls (or is it soles?) are already sporting flip flops and shorts. As Edmontonians enthusiastically embrace the warmer temperatures and gear up for our short-but-sweet summer, it's a great time to go through a spring maintenance checklist and ensure you're keeping up with seasonal items that will keep your house in good working order all year long.  

Make sure your spring maintenance involves the following: 

  1. Check exterior walls. Walk around your house and examine walls looking for loose siding or cracks. Trouble spots tend to be under eaves and gutter downspouts. Water stains can be a sign that…
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Inside Rogers Place - Edmonton Ice District

Here at Top Edmonton Real Estate we are hopeful that the Edmonton Oilers will make it to the NHL Playoffs! We know that as the Edmonton Ice District continues to develop, many of you are going to want to live close to the action in Downtown Edmonton! TopEdmontonRealEstate.com is the closest you can get to a Realtor® MLS® Edmonton Search without a real estate license, so we created a special search that shows all of the current Edmonton Real Estate listings within a 10 minute walk of Rogers Place! 

If you would like to book a viewing of any of the listings you find below, you can register here for free and we will get in touch with you, or you can click here to contact Re/Max Hall of Fame Realtor® Wally Fakhreddine directly. 

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Depending on the kind of guy he is, sometimes it isn't easy to express how much we love Dad. Father's Day is a chance to bypass the awkward hugs, cheesy cards and token pair of socks and do something awesome together. This year, Father's Day is Sunday, June 21, 2015, so you have one week to make your final plans. Need help? Here's 7 great ideas to celebrate Father's Day in Edmonton.

1. Porkapalooza (June 19-21 at Borden Park). Nothing says I love you quite like bacon. The 2nd annual Porkapalooza BBQ Festival is sure to "meat" all of Dad's expectations. The event is free to the public and features entertainment, food demonstrations, beer gardens, a kids' zone, marketplace, as well as local food vendors offering up all sorts of BBQ'd delights. There…

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The last few days and hours leading up to your departure on holidays are often hectic: packing, gathering important travel documents, weighing suitcases, repacking…  While you’ve probably never arrived at the airport without one of your offspring à la Home Alone, there are usually a few things that don’t quite make the to-do list before you walk out the door. Instead of wondering if you closed the bedroom window or worrying that a power surge will short the archaic freezer full of Aunt Patty’s chilli in the basement, add these helpful tips to your pre-vacation checklist and breathe a little easier on your hard-earned vacation.

  1. Get with the program. While it is nice to capitalize on some energy savings, don’t completely shut off the furnace or…
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September is just around the corner and with that comes an influx of post-secondary students looking for rental properties. While renting to students is not without its challenges, owning a rental property close to a university or college, or close to public transit means you will always have a steady demand for your space that makes for a profitable investment. The following are a few tips to help make the process of finding the ideal student renter as painless as possible.

  • Nerds Only. Looking for a studious, academically focused tenant? Explicitly state this in your rental ad. While this shouldn’t be your only tactic to try and protect your property from boisterous partiers, it does set the tone for your expectations right from the start.…
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Edmonton Real Estate Update:

Moving Into A New Home Checklist

When you’re moving into a new home, always remember that you’re facing a myriad of tasks that you can’t possibly keep track of mentally. That’s why you must always have a checklist drawn up before you move into a new home so you won’t forget anything. A checklist can help you plan everything from expected costs to finding a reputable moving company.

What should your moving into a new home checklist contain?

The names of potential moving companies

You don’t just hire movers right off the bat. Always do some research so you can put at least three moving companies on your list. You can then vet these companies further until you come up with one that gives you the best value for…

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Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday you were stowing away the lunch boxes for the summer, relieved of the pressure to come up with exciting lunch ideas that are healthy AND kid-approved? Well, it’s time once again to whip out the sandwich bags and stock up on juice boxes. Here are a few suggestions for great lunchtime ideas and recipes that will get kids (and parents) excited for lunches once again.

Two-Toned Sandwiches.  Using cookie cutters and two slices of different bread (ideally brown whole wheat and white whole wheat), cut out the centre of each slice and swap out the cutouts. Assemble your sandwich as normal.  Talk about taking PB&J to the next level!

School of Fish. If your kids love Goldfish crackers, give this cute, healthy snack…

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