April 2019 Sees Fewer New Listings and a Slight Increase in Total Sales

Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balanced, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market)

  • City of Calgary – 4.6 months of supply
  • Single Family Detached – 4 months of supply
  • Attached Homes – 5 months of supply
  • Apartment Condominiums – 6.2 months of supply

Sales to New Listings: (Ratio of under 0.6 indicates more of a buyer’s market, 0.6 to 0.8 indicates a balanced market, and over 0.8 indicates movement towards a seller’s market)

  • City of Calgary – 0.49 sales for every new listing
  • Single Family Detached – 0.52 sales for every new listing
  • Attached Homes – 0.47 sales for every new listing
  • Apartments –0.44 sales for every new listing

April Total Sales:  Up 2%

Year to Date Total Sales:   Down 6%

New Listings:  Down 8.3%

April Total Inventory:  Down 4%

April Benchmark Pricing: Down 4.7%

The sales numbers continue to move in the right direction.  The total sales numbers are still down, but comparing April 2018 to 2019, we see the total sales are up 2% month versus month.  The bigger move is inventory.  Month versus month we saw a 12% decrease in new listings coming to market.  Total inventory is now less than it was a year ago.

We are seeing a definite pick up in activity!  Buyers are realizing the combination of low mortgage rates and some great buying opportunities means       NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!

All the money is made in your purchase!  We are telling all our clients this right now.  Yes, it is true, you won’t get as much for your existing property as you did a few years ago.  But there are AMAZING deals in this market.  If you want to find the best deals and negotiate a great purchase contract, call us!  We can help you achieve your real estate goals.  DON’T TRY AND BUY WITHOUT GETTING THE BEST ADVISE AND DON’T BUY WITHOUT YOUR OWN INDEPENDENT REPRESENTATION LOOKING OUT FOR YOUR BEST INTERESTS!

If you are thinking of buying, selling, or investing in Calgary and the Surrounding Area we are here to help you achieve your real estate Goals!

Calgary Real Estate Stats April 2019