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Aura Appraisals Inc. wants your experience in dealing with your unique residential appraisal needs to be the best possible so we are sharing important tidbits about all things real estate related.  For example, Aura answers their most often asked question, “Why is my home value different than what I think it’s worth?”

What’s the Difference Between Value and Worth?

Residential Moving “To Do” List

Here is a blog to help harried homeowners who are relocating get it right. It’s a timeline of “to do’s” for when you’re moving to a new residence.

Tips for a Positive Appraisal Experience

A home appraisal can be intimidating for some but there are ways you can maximize your valuation experience. Here are some great ideas to make the process go smoothly.

What a Pre-Purchase Home Inspection Won’t Tell You

It is a great idea to hire a reputable, independent home inspector to evaluate the structural and mechanical aspects of your potential dwelling. No matter their expertise, though, there are some things they just can’t tell you about.

Landscape Tips to Improve Property Value

Here are some terrific tips for getting higher value for your residential property by focussing on landscaping. Beautifully kept grounds make a fantastic first impression but like everything in life, there are right ways and… not so right ways of doing it.

Paint Your Way to a Higher Home Appraisal

Learn how fresh paint can revitalize your home’s appearance and add significantly to its valuation.

Mortgage Lender Options

Discover the various advantages and disadvantages of many types of lending sources for a mortgages. Is a chartered bank the best way to go? Find out here!

Appraisers in Edmonton and across Canada provide crucial valuations for every kind of mortgage lender.

Location Factors which Impact Home Appraisals

A lot of different factors go into the valuation you receive from an expert appraisal. One of those is location. Read what location factors can influence the bottom line of YOUR house!

MLS Report for North Pole Residence/Workshop

Santa is moving and his MLS report is now available! Check out this whimsical look at this real estate listing for Santa’s Workshop. What a bargain!

The Silver Lining of Winter Home Buying

Discover positive aspects about house hunting in Winter including the possibility of thousands of dollars in savings and why Winter is one of the best times to find your forever home or revenue property!

Why Spring is a Great Time for House Hunting

Every season has its advantages and disadvantages. Learn why Spring may have a lot more of the former and a lot less of the latter!

5 Advantages of Edmonton’s Housing Market

Discover how Edmonton’s housing market differs from other Alberta cities and why it matters..

The Mortgage Stress Test Q&A

Learn what the federal Stress Test is and what you can do about it to buy your forever home.

Making the Leap: House Buying Tips

Home ownership is a big deal which many are unprepared for when they jump in the market for the first time. Here are some great tips to help you find your way!

These Cities put the “Great” in Greater Edmonton

Enjoy a virtual tour of Edmonton’s surrounding communities and the various lifestyle options they offer. Central Alberta offers a panorama of possibilities for your family’s forever home.

Size Matters; Tips for Successful Small Town Living

Learn how to make the most of a move to a slower life style in a smaller community with these terrific tips for small town living. The difference between big city lifestyles are surprisingly significant.

Small Wonders; Edmonton’s Sensational Satellite Towns

Discover the delights of a selection of smaller communities within commuting distance of Edmonton. Each provides a slightly different flavour of small town life; each offering unique amenities to their residents.

Commuting Tips: Make the Most of Your Daily Drive

Commuting can be an enjoyable experience if you take the right precautions and keep a good attitude. Learn how to make commuting better with these tips.

Reverse Christmas Gift Guild 2019 – What NOT to Buy

There are oodles of blogs out there telling you what to buy. Our humorous Christmas gift guide features items you should stay away from at all costs. You won’t believe some of these weird products!

New Year’s Resolutions for Smart Home Buyers

Here are some excellent tips for keeping a cool head in the heat of home buying or doing significant renovations. Following these resolutions may save you thousands of dollars and years of heartache and disappointment.

Edmonton Area Lesser-Known Festivals

Don’t miss this great guide to the quirkier side of Central Alberta festivals. From Downhill Canoeing to wacky raft races, this guide’s got it all!

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  • Edmonton
  • Sherwood Park
  • St. Albert
  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Spruce Grove
  • Stony Plain
  • Leduc
  • Beaumont
  • Devon
  • Calmar
  • Rural Properties within 50 miles of Edmonton


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