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When it comes to buying a new home, you want your activities to be local. The greatest towns have tourist attractions, cultural diversity, historic sites, museums, theaters and great local cafés. A new hometown should not only be welcoming, but should appeal to your sense of taste and style. In short: your new neighborhood should fit you like a glove.

 

Leduc Remax is dedicated to finding the perfect home for you. Here are some cultural attractions, parks and outdoor recreational spots, specialty attractions and other areas of interest in Leduc, Alberta.

 

Location

Leduc is just 33 km south of Edmonton and is considered a part of the Edmonton metro area. It is five minutes from the International airport on Highway 2. The town is in close proximity to many natural parks, pathways and lake fronts as well as being accessible to the city.

 

Art and Culture

The region features many museums and cultural centres. Among these are:

 

  • The Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre is a celebration of the success through grit and determination of the Alberta Oil Patch. This museum features film festivals, a virtual ride and over 200 exhibits, some of which feature hands-on learning opportunities.
  • Alberta Heritage Exposition Park is an authentic old-time village that exhibits the way of life of early Alberta pioneers. Restored buildings include St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Ohrn home and the Dniester School.
  • The Doctor Woods House Museum, built in 1927, was once the home of a noted local doctor. It features authentic and restored furniture and hosts monthly teas and tours.

 

Performing Arts

In addition to museums and culture, Leduc has a fine tradition of performing arts.

 

  • MacLab Centre for the Performing Arts is a noted local theatre that showcases local and national touring shows, be they dramatic performances, music, comedy or magic.
  • The Leduc Drama Society seeks to present educational and entertaining theatrical productions that encourage artistic and cultural growth.
  • Stageworks Academy of the Performing Arts is a children’s theater company that focuses on theatrical production, dance and acting for kids aged 9-18.

 

Parks and Recreation

Leduc is also home to several parks and recreational attractions. These include:

 

  • Telford Lake is well-known among locals as a destination for recreation and watersports, including canoeing and kayaking. It features a boardwalk which is a popular attraction for romantic strolls or bird watching.
  • William F. Lede Park is situated on the shores of Telford Lake and is the largest park in Leduc. Attractions in the park include rugby and baseball fields, soccer pitches, picnic spots and an off-leash dog park.
  • The Stone Barn Garden, in Leduc’s cultural district, boasts breathtaking landscaped gardens around a historic barn frame.
  • The Leduc Recreation Centre features every kind of recreational activity you could imagine, including NHL-sized hockey arenas and indoor facilities for soccer, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, and floor hockey, among other sports. It also features indoor pools, a steam room, and a curling rink. It is a premiere facility for trade shows and concerts.

 

If you are looking to buy a home in the Leduc area, drop a line to our Remax Leduc agency today!

 

 

 

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For Sale sign in a patch of green grass


Real estate covers a lot of territory. Homes, acreage, land and lots all fall under the jurisdiction of a real estate agent. 


At Leduc Remax, we have well-crafted strategies for both, and we want our clients to understand how and why the process for selling land and lots differs from standard home sales. Here are some reasons selling land requires a different approach.

A Different Buyer Mentality 

Think about the things you look for when buying a home—area, schools, shopping, square footage, layout- the list goes on. Land buyers, developers or individuals shopping for land are looking for an ideal location ready to accommodate their needs. A real estate professional’s job is to connect the requirements of the land buyer with the land or lots on the market. 

Tailored Sales Techniques

When potential buyers look at land, they operate with a different mindset than that of a homebuyer. Images are minimally helpful, and Open Houses for land are rare. 


Some are searching for a lovely locale for a custom-built home. Developers look for rural land to erect apartments, condos, homes or large manufacturing facilities. Still others only need a parcel of urban or suburban land for homes or a business.


The process really begins when the real estate professional walks the property with the possible buyer. Some things these buyers investigate include:


  • Developed vs. undeveloped land
  • Location and market conditions
  • Available utilities on the property
  • Community amenities 

Your real estate agent works with you before showing the property to buyers, making sure grass, weeds, garbage and any other unsightly factors are eliminated. They will have photos of the property taken for use in listings and all advertising. 


Though it may be just a large expanse of land, think of it as staging a home to make a great first impression. Real estate agents have several methods for presenting a property in the best possible light:


  • Photos and videos are designed to have maximum visual appeal
  • Photos and videos reflect all the positive features of the property and may extend beyond the property to show its surroundings
  • Up-to-date surveys at hand
  • Property boundaries are clearly marked

The last important piece of the property puzzle is pricing. Your real estate agent should know the factors for assessing land to help you determine a fair price. This knowledge will help get your land or lot sold in a reasonable amount of time:  


  • Physical qualities of the property- size, location, topography, utilities, public transportation, noise levels, neighboring land use, convenience to shopping, gas and other amenities
  • Societal circumstances- law and order, population, growth or decline of area
  • Governmental criteria- planning, permits, building laws, zoning and taxes 
  • Economic factors- availability of land, emerging construction, income levels

For you, the seller, there is one more important truth you need to know about land and lot sales.

A Less-Active Market

Compared to homebuyers, far fewer individuals and developers are in the market for vacant land. Even though your real estate agent has done their homework, patience is definitely required. 


For more information on selling land and lots in the Leduc area, contact the Leduc Remax office to land the best real estate respresentation in the business. 

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