Housing market expected to be stable in 2015

While the recent drop in oil prices has caused speculation about implications for the housing sector, stable conditions are expected given current forecasts for employment and migration. “While employment and migration are expected to support housing demand, estimates could change depending on the extent and duration of oil price declines,” said Ann-Marie Lurie, CREB®’s chief…

New Home Buyer Protection Act Of Alberta

In early 2014, the New Home Buyer Protection Act will come into force. The intent of the legislation is to improve consumer protection and recourse options, increase builder accountability, and raise the standard of residential construction in Alberta. While the Act does not place any new obligations on Alberta’s REALTORS®, this article discusses important aspects…

Calgary housing market does not show signs of slowing

Year-over-year sales growth remains in double digit territory Calgary, Nov. 1, 2012 – City of Calgary sales activity marked a 23-per-cent increase over levels recorded in October 2011. The continued improvement in sales has pushed year-to-date sales activity to nearly 16-per-cent above levels recorded in 2011. “Relative to national trends, we continue to move in…

Calgary Real Estate Market Week in Review for August 31 – September 6, 2009

Here are this weeks Calgary real estate statistics for August 31 – September 6, 2009. To view market details on individual Calgary neighbourhoods that you may be interested in please check out my Calgary Neighbourhood profiles page of the Calgary Real Estate Resource Centre.  You can also look at past Calgary Week In Reviews to gauge how the real estate market is…

Calgary Real Estate Market Week in Review for August 3 – August 9, 2009

Another interesting week in the Calgary real estate market. Here are this weeks Calgary real estate statistics for August 3 – August 9, 2009. To view market details on individual Calgary neighbourhoods that you may be interested in please check out my Calgary Neighbourhood profiles page of the Calgary Real Estate Resource Centre.  You can also look at past Calgary Week In…