I have sold a property at 7316 Summerside Grande Boulevard BLVD NW in Edmonton.
Elegant family home on the EXCLUSIVE Summerside Grande Boulevard just a short walk to LAKE SUMMERSIDE. Bright and inviting 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath with professionally FINISHED BASEMENT and loads of extras. The outside features great curb appeal with full width front porch to enjoy the south facing sun. Spacious 9’ ceiling main floor with luxury vinyl plank throughout. Main floor functional den and office space conducive to working from home. A bright dining room area, spacious kitchen with quartz countertop, pantry and stainless-steel appliances. Inviting wrap around stone & mantle gas fireplace in living room. Upstairs large master suite with walk-in closet, 5 pc ensuite - double vanity, soaker tub and fully tiled stand-up shower. Additional 2 large bedrooms, full bath and convenient upstairs laundry. Fourth bedroom in basement, spacious rec area and plenty of storage. Central A/C will keep you cool or enjoy exclusive members-only access to swimming, fishing, boating, tennis and mini-golf all summer long.
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I have listed a new property at 8119 7 AVE in Edmonton.
Spacious and warm open concept 2 storey attached garage half-duplex with fully finished basement giving providing almost 1,700 sq.ft. of total living area – 3 bedrooms, 2 full bath and 2 half baths. Accessible location in the sought-after Ellerslie community. Close to playgrounds, schools, shopping and South Edmonton Common, Anthony Henday and 2-minute walk to bus access. Outside, enjoy the newly built private 2 level tiered deck, fenced large backyard and storage shed. Inside is your bright living and dinning room areas that are open to the island kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Upstairs is your 3-bedrooms, master with walk-in-closet, ensuite with soaker tub as well as your very own flex area for reading and relaxing. The basement is fully developed with a huge open recreation area and its own washroom. A Rare find - well cared for home - NO CONDO FEES!!
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I have listed a new property at 7316 SUMMERSIDE GRANDE BLVD in Edmonton.
Elegant family home on the EXCLUSIVE Summerside Grande Boulevard just a short walk to LAKE SUMMERSIDE. Bright and inviting 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath with professionally FINISHED BASEMENT and loads of extras. The outside features great curb appeal with full width front porch to enjoy the south facing sun. Spacious 9’ ceiling main floor with luxury vinyl plank throughout. Main floor functional den and office space conducive to working from home. A bright dining room area, spacious kitchen with quartz countertop, pantry and stainless-steel appliances. Inviting wrap around stone & mantle gas fireplace in living room. Upstairs large master suite with walk-in closet, 5 pc ensuite - double vanity, soaker tub and fully tiled stand-up shower. Additional 2 large bedrooms, full bath and convenient upstairs laundry. Fourth bedroom in basement, spacious rec area and plenty of storage. Central A/C will keep you cool or enjoy exclusive members-only access to swimming, fishing, boating, tennis and mini-golf all summer long.
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I have listed a new property at 22 15151 43 ST in Edmonton.
Tired of apartment living or feeling cramped working from Home? Welcome to this perfect starter home or investment property!! AIR CONDITIONING, NEW PAINT and LUXURY VINYL PLANK flooring throughout this entire home. With a FULLY developed WALKOUT basement this home offers close to 2,000 sq. ft of total living space – lots of flexibility! The Grand 10-foot-high ceiling entrance foyer welcomes you into the 9-foot main floor that has your cozy living room with a gas FIREPLACE, spacious kitchen with GRANITE counter-tops, newer High-End STAINLESS-STEEL appliances and a corner PANTRY. South facing back patio off the dining room area for those BBQ days and relaxation time. The upper level has a total of 3 bedrooms including a HUGE master bedroom with 4 pc ENSUITE. The two other bedrooms are spacious and share a 4 pc bathroom and convenient upper floor LAUNDRY. The basement is fully developed with a washroom and lots of storage space. Live in a desired and convenient location close to many amenities including
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I have listed a new property at 16020 12 AVE SW in Edmonton.
Elegant and sophisticated! Located in the desirable community of Glenridding Heights in southwest Edmonton with easy access to Anthony Henday and minutes away from the Currents of Windermere shopping, restaurants, entertainment, schools and playgrounds. Enjoy the spectacular curb appeal and inviting full width front porch then step into your FULLY FURNISHED open concept main level enriched with full luxury laminate flooring. The spacious kitchen comes with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (gas stove), and a peninsula with additional cabinet space. Upstairs bedrooms are a great size with the master bedroom having a walk-in closet and washroom access. Step outside into your very own backyard oasis with a generous size deck, stone walkway to the large patio area to relax in and enjoy the fully landscaped and cared for backyard. The double detached garage is fully insulated and drywalled with ample built-in storage and custom oversized garage door height. A true gem!
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I have listed a new property at 7311 SUMMERSIDE GRANDE BLVD in Edmonton.
Stunning home on Summerside Grande Boulevard with a ton of impressive upgrades! Full width front porch with glass French doors guide you into this modern open concept main floor with 9’ ceiling, rich hardwood floor, designer light fixtures, and gas fireplace with wrap around stone & mantle. The kitchen offers a gas range stove, granite countertops and ‘Timeless White’ cabinetry with stainless-steel appliances brightened up with oversized windows. Upstairs is the spectacular French-door entrance to the master bedroom featuring walk-in closet, 5 pc ensuite with double vanity, soaker tub, and fully tiled stand-up rain shower. South facing backyard includes a multi-level deck garnished with metal gazebo for extra shade on those hot sunny summer days. Paved stone walkway will take you to the 22x22’ garage with upgraded truss attic access for extra storage. 9' basement. A/C will keep you cool or opt to enjoy access to the Summerside Lake with swimming, fishing, boating, tennis and mini-golf all summer long.
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I have listed a new property at 115 2503 Hanna CRES in Edmonton.
A RARE FIND! Live large in this FULLY FURNISHED SPACIOUS larger corner unit in the building with GRAND 9-foot ceiling, 2 bed plus den converted into 3 bed, 2 bath and over 1225 sq. ft of living space. Conveniently located within minutes to shopping at Current of Windermere, schools and playground, Anthony Henday Drive, Whitemud Drive, public transit. The spacious master bedroom is complete with an ensuite with dual sinks & walk thru closet. The unit offers a gas fireplace, A/C, BRAND NEW carpet, newer luxury laminate floors and paint, ceramic tile and cabinet undermount lights in kitchen. Your private patio comes with BBQ hookup and metal railing. You would own this unit and 2 TITLED heated underground parking spots with a secure storage cage for all those seasonal items. The Tradition at Riverside building is professionally managed with desirable amenities such as a large exercise room, guest room, social room with pool table and kitchen, movie theatre, CARWASH and so much more… Don't miss out on this!
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I have listed a new property at 723 JOHNS RD in Edmonton.
Step inside this bright and spacious DETACHED BUNGALOW with DOUBLE KITCHEN backing on to GREEN SPACE. Accessible location in the sought-after neighborhood of Jackson Heights just minutes away from Whitemud Drive, Mill Creek Ravine, Mill Woods Golf Course, bus routes, shopping, hospital and walking distance to playground and SCHOOL. Outside this home enjoy your morning coffee on the front porch or on your large private deck and southeast facing generous backyard with beaming sunlight. Inside, VAULTED Ceiling and over 2000 sq. ft of living space with 4 Bedrooms + DEN, 2 Full Bathrooms, laminate flooring throughout with ceramic tile in the bathrooms. The FULLY FINISHED basement was more recently completed with a SECOND KITCHEN for your guests to live and enjoy. Shingles were recently replaced. DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS RARE FIND!
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I have listed a new property at 723 82 ST in Edmonton.
Tired of apartment living and feeling cramped working from Home? This FULLY renovated 2 story half-duplex with FURNITURE is for you! An open concept floor plan with fresh new paint and a newly remodelled kitchen. Accessible location in the sought-after Ellerslie community. Close to playgrounds, schools, shopping, Anthony Henday and bus access. Outside, enjoy the private deck and fenced HUGE back yard - an oasis with fruit trees and the morning sun. Inside, beautifully finished with NEW vinyl flooring, carpet, quartz counter tops, appliances, and plumping fixtures. Kitchen? Has been remodelled with “timeless white” cabinetry and brightened up with designer lighting fixtures throughout. Upstairs, the master suite has a 4-pc ensuite & TWO walk-in closets. An additional HUGE bedroom and another 4-piece bathroom to compliment. It is complete with a single attached garage and ample storage in the basement to keep your home as clean and tidy as the first day you bought it. DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS RARE FIND!
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I have listed a new property at 45 15151 43 ST in Edmonton.
Welcome to this perfect starter home or investment property!! This 9 FOOT main floor has your cozy living room with HARDWOOD flooring and corner gas FIREPLACE, spacious kitchen with GRANITE counter tops, newer STAINLES STEEL appliances and a PANTRY. The upper level has a total of 3 bedrooms including the master bedroom 4 pc ENSUITE. The two other bedrooms are spacious and share a 4 pc bathroom and convenient upper floor LAUNDRY. The basement awaits your creative touch to finish.
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I have listed a new property at 23 15151 43 ST in Edmonton.
A RARE FIND! Welcome to this perfect starter home or investment property!! DETACHED home with a FULLY developed WALKOUT basement offers over 2,000 sq. ft of total living space – lots of flexibility! This 9 foot main floor has your cozy living room with a corner gas FIREPLACE, spacious fully RENOVATED kitchen with QUARTZ counter, NEW timeless white cabinetry, high end STAINLESS STEEL appliances and a corner PANTRY. The upper level has a total of 3 bedrooms including the master bedroom 4 pc ENSUITE. The two other bedrooms are spacious and share a 4 pc bathroom and convenient upper floor LAUNDRY. The basement is fully developed. NEW furnace and central AIR CONDITIONING installed in 2017. This unit is the only detached home available.
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MINA GAYED

REAL ESTATE

Owning vs. Renting in Today's Market

Once upon a time, no one questioned the financial decision of buying your own home. A sound investment and a step toward growing your wealth, homeownership was an obvious choice. But today, there is an increasing number of living arrangement options. With the rising costs of everyday life, people consider more carefully whether they prefer to rent or own. Are you on the fence? Wondering whether it’s worth making the leap to homeownership? I want to help you navigate through all the information out there and take a look at some of the critical factors that may help you decide between owning or renting. And if you do decide to buy, I’ll work to find you a home that you absolutely love - and nothing less!


For some, choosing to rent rather than buying might seem like a smart choice. If your rent is reasonable and predictable, you may be able to start saving money rather than spending it on the many costs of owning a home. However, the CMHC Edmonton vacancy forecast predicts a dive to 3.4% in 2020, down from 4.9% in 2019. This decrease means that there will be fewer rental options, leading to rising rent prices. Unlike areas with controlled rent, tenants are at a disadvantage when supply becomes scarce. Now, you might think that buying a home in a big Canadian city is out of reach, but you can forget about the crazy markets in Toronto or Montreal - here in the Edmonton area, buying a home is still very affordable! The monthly cost of renting a two-bedroom apartment can be higher than a mortgage payment in some cases. So, while Albertans might be feeling an economic crunch, a lower mortgage payment becomes all the more attractive. Unsure? My team and I can help you explore the reasons why homeownership is right for you!

What makes it a great time to buy in Edmonton?

Mortgage rates are very low - it doesn’t get much better than this, with the lending rate for fixed 5-year mortgages as low as 1.84%  Who doesn’t love to hear this kind of good news amid all the negative headlines? And for me and my team, there’s nothing better than seeing my clients’ excitement when they realize that they can afford much more than they ever thought! Not to mention the many first-time home buyers incentives that we can help you utilize.


While the COVID pandemic had people panicking earlier this spring, the market has shown incredible resilience in these unprecedented times. For the month of August, single-family home unit sales are up 22.98% from August 2019, so the market is still in full swing! However, we do expect a normal decrease through the fall, which might just be the perfect time to make a deal on a home that has stayed on the market all summer! Up until August, the prices for single-family homes have held relatively steady year-over-year, but duplexes are down 3.48%, and condos are down 2.23% - these might just be the perfect place to start considering an alternative to renting!


The supply of rental properties has gone up, but the population has also been steadily growing as it always has in Alberta. So, demand for these properties has outpaced supply. This leads to rising prices: the average monthly rent has gone up by about 1% in the last year. The CMHC says the rental cost of three-bedroom units increased by 1.6% in Edmonton from 2018Some experts are even predicting increases of 3 to 5% this year. The lowest vacancy rates are for homes with 3 or more bedrooms, so larger households have the fewest rental choices at the moment, not to mention the highest rental costs. If your family needs a bit more room (especially if you’ve been stuck with each other all these long months!) then you might stand to benefit the most from buying instead of renting.

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"We want to get to know you, your needs, and your budget to make sure that you feel confident about making this financial decision!"

 

Pros of Home Ownership

One monthly rent payment may be equal to (or even higher than!) a mortgage payment. The average rent right now is $1,144, but with a growing market for homes under $300,000, this could be comparable to a mortgage payment. Wouldn’t it be great to start putting that money toward building equity? It could just be the smartest move you can make for your future.


Another way that homeownership gives you an edge: homeowners qualify for more loan opportunities as your home could be an asset to draw on when you need access to credit.

And perhaps the best of all: you can finally have a place to call your own! Maybe you’ve been dreaming of laying down roots and finally being in charge of your own property. Your living arrangements can be in your control – not that of a landlord who could increase rent or sell their property with little notice. And hey, you never know what opportunities may come up when you enter the real estate market. Your neighborhood could be the city’s next hot spot, giving you the chance to sell for a profit and upgrade!

How do I know if I'm ready to buy?

There are tons of first-time homebuyers’ incentives available! We can help you navigate all possible avenues and support you by answering any questions you may have to find you the best option.


I work as part of a team, and our combined expertise means that we have seen it all: individuals and families in all kinds of situations looking to get a stake in the market. We strive to be as approachable as possible, and we want you to feel comfortable sharing your hopes and dreams with us, along with any hesitations you may have. More than anything, our approach is a personal one. We want to get to know you, your needs, and your budget to make sure that you feel confident about making this financial decision and ultimately increasing your wealth. With Mina’s and the Mozaic Realty Group, you are getting a customized experience!


So, as you consider what’s best for you and for your family, keep an open mind! Consider both sides of the argument, and let us show you what’s possible. Nothing would delight us more than helping you to find your happily ever after!

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Please visit our Open House at #49 15151 43 ST NW in Edmonton.
Open House on Saturday, November 7, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
You will love this stunning former showhome. This end unit features 9 ft ceiling main floor, central air-conditioning, fireplace with mantle, laminate flooring throughout the entire house including the fully finished basement, tile in foyer and bathrooms, pressure treated wood deck with natural gas hookup for BBQ. The gourmet kitchen includes maple cabinets, granite countertops, a functional island, pantry and gas stove. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, with 4 pc. ensuite. Fully finished basement has built-in speakers in the media room, laundry room with a sink as well as ample storage. This house is one to to call home.
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I have listed a new property at #49 15151 43 ST NW in Edmonton.
You will love this stunning former showhome. This end unit features 9 ft ceiling main floor, central air-conditioning, fireplace with mantle, laminate flooring throughout the entire house including the fully finished basement, tile in foyer and bathrooms, pressure treated wood deck with natural gas hookup for BBQ. The gourmet kitchen includes maple cabinets, granite countertops, a functional island, pantry and gas stove. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, with 4 pc. ensuite. Fully finished basement has built-in speakers in the media room, laundry room with a sink as well as ample storage. This house is one to to call home.
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Please visit our Open House at #49 15151 43 ST NW in Edmonton.
Open House on Saturday, October 31, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM Come take a look at this brand new listing.
You will love this stunning former showhome. This end unit features 9 ft ceiling main floor, central air-conditioning, fireplace with mantle, laminate flooring throughout the entire house including the fully finished basement, tile in foyer and bathrooms, pressure treated wood deck with natural gas hookup for BBQ. The gourmet kitchen includes maple cabinets, granite countertops, a functional island, pantry and gas stove. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, with 4 pc. ensuite. Fully finished basement has built-in speakers in the media room, laundry room with a sink as well as ample storage. This house is one to to call home.
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Please visit our Open House at #1 1730 LEGER GATE in Edmonton.
Open House on Sunday, November 1, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Amazing location in Whitemud Oaks. Walking distance to major transit center, schools, recreation center, shopping, restaurants, river valley walking trails, and more. This corner unit boasts windows throughout the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home. Your New home has so much to offer with OPEN CONCEPT layout, kitchen with granite, bright living room with fireplace. A recreation room with full washroom in the fully developed basement for approx. 1500 sq ft. of total living space. Upgrades include hardwood, maple cabinets, granite countertops, tile in entrance and washrooms, fresh paint throughout including the garage. New lighting fixtures and new carpet has been added to the move in ready feel of this house. Welcome home!
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Please visit our Open House at #1 1730 LEGER GATE in Edmonton.
Open House on Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Amazing location in Whitemud Oaks. Walking distance to major transit center, schools, recreation center, shopping, restaurants, river valley walking trails, and more. This corner unit boasts windows throughout the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home. Your New home has so much to offer with OPEN CONCEPT layout, kitchen with granite, bright living room with fireplace. A recreation room with full washroom in the fully developed basement for approx. 1500 sq ft. of total living space. Upgrades include hardwood, maple cabinets, granite countertops, tile in entrance and washrooms, fresh paint throughout including the garage. New lighting fixtures and new carpet has been added to the move in ready feel of this house. Welcome home!
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I have listed a new property at #1 1730 LEGER GATE in Edmonton.
Amazing location in Whitemud Oaks. Walking distance to major transit center, schools, recreation center, shopping, restaurants, river valley walking trails, and more. This corner unit boasts windows throughout the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home. Your New home has so much to offer with OPEN CONCEPT layout, kitchen with granite, bright living room with fireplace. A recreation room with full washroom in the fully developed basement for approx. 1500 sq ft. of total living space. Upgrades include hardwood, maple cabinets, granite countertops, tile in entrance and washrooms, fresh paint throughout including the garage. New lighting fixtures and new carpet has been added to the move in ready feel of this house. Welcome home!
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Please visit our Open House at #1 1730 LEGER GATE in Edmonton.
Open House on Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Amazing location in Whitemud Oaks. Walking distance to major transit center, schools, recreation center, shopping, restaurants, river valley walking trails, and more. This corner unit boasts windows throughout the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home. Your New home has so much to offer with OPEN CONCEPT layout, kitchen with granite, bright living room with fireplace. A recreation room with full washroom in the fully developed basement for approx. 1500 sq ft. of total living space. Upgrades include hardwood, maple cabinets, granite countertops, tile in entrance and washrooms, fresh paint throughout including the garage. New lighting fixtures and new carpet has been added to the move in ready feel of this house. Welcome home!
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I have listed a new property at #9 15151 43 ST NW in Edmonton.
You will love this stunning showhome quality 2 story Half Duplex condo home with a WALK-OUT fully finished basement. Comes complete with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, island centered kitchen with granite counter tops as well as top of the line appliances, central air conditioning and a rough-in for central vacuum. Upgraded dimmer light switches throughout home, newly installed pot lights in living room and vinyl plank flooring on the main level. This is a house to call home.
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