Jason Rustand Team Blogs

1st Quarter 2019 Real Estate Sales (Leduc)

Posted on Apr 18, 2019


1st Quarter 2019 Real Estate Sales (Leduc)


When comparing our 1st quarter sales in 2019 to 1st quarter sales in 2018, we see a variety of increases and decreases across our community of Leduc.

Starting with single family homes, we saw 72 sales in 2019 compared to 81 in 2018, representing 12.5% less detached homes sold. The average price has increase...

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Four Strategies to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Posted on Apr 04, 2019


Four Strategies to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early


Owning a home is one of the most common ways to build equity and wealth. Typically, this process comes with something a little less glamorous – the mortgage. While the length of this loan may seem intimidating, it’s possible to pay it off early, depending on your circumstances.

Before you begin, ask you...

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Successfully Selling Your Older Home

Posted on Mar 21, 2019


 Successfully Selling Your Older Home

You’re ready to move into a newer neighborhood, but before you can make an offer on a new home, you need to sell your current one. You know you need to do updates and repairs to get your property in better condition to sell, and you also want to save some money for a few purchases for your new place. How can you...

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Do I Buy, Sell or Hold in 2019?

Posted on Feb 28, 2019


Every year, whether the market is increasing, decreasing, or holding steady people want to know:

1. What’s my home worth?
2. Where’s the real estate market going?
3. When’s the best time to buy or sell?

Various factors affect property pricing. 

One of the more recent factors affecting buyer’s ability to qualify has been the mortgage stress test. The act...

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5 Reasons Winter is a More ‘Chill’ Time to Sell

Posted on Feb 14, 2019


When temperatures are as cold as they’ve recently been, going door to door looking at houses may seem a little insane. Most people know that the spring is the busiest time for buyers and sellers, so why consider selling now?

While it is true that sales tend to slow down in the winter, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Yes, less homes sell. However...

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2018: Real Estate Market Review

Posted on Jan 31, 2019


The last 12 months have shown to be cautious and uncertain in the real estate market. We saw major changes in borrowing rules and interest rates, both which significantly impacted buyers’ ability to upgrade their home, and for many first-time buyers, made it questionable if they could even enter the market in a starter home.

Thankfully our community...

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