As we move into 2019 the continued slow economic growth and job uncertainty in Alberta are reflected in higher inventories and not enough buyer demand.  Any pick up in job growth and economic optimism that equates to increased buyer demand will cause a significant shift in our market. Here are the key numbers for last month: Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 6 months of supply Single Family Detached – 5 months of supply Attached Homes – 7 months of supply Apartment Condominiums – 9

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As we move into 2019 the continued slow economic growth and job uncertainty in Alberta are reflected in higher inventories and not enough buyer demand.  Any pick up in job growth and economic optimism that equates to increased buyer demand will cause a significant shift in our market. Here are the key numbers for last month: Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 6 months of supply Single Family Detached – 5 months of supply Attached Homes – 7 months of supply Apartment Condominiums – 9

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The Calgary and Area Real Estate market had a slow start in January, but the recent activity over the first couple of weeks in February are painting a bit better picture.  The numbers are improving versus January! Here are the key numbers for last month: Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 6.8 months of supply Single Family Detached – 5.8 months of supply Attached Homes – 7.6 months of supply Apartment Condominiums – 9.3 months of supply  Sales to New Listings: (Ratio of under 0.6

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The Calgary and Area Real Estate market had a slow start in January, but the recent activity over the first couple of weeks in February are painting a bit better picture.  The numbers are improving versus January! Here are the key numbers for last month: Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 6.8 months of supply Single Family Detached – 5.8 months of supply Attached Homes – 7.6 months of supply Apartment Condominiums – 9.3 months of supply  Sales to New Listings: (Ratio of under 0.6

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The Calgary and Area real estate market had many challenges in 2018, with major impacts due to mortgage rule changes and a continuing soft job market.  As time moves on, buyers and lenders are adapting to the new rules and there are predictions of a stronger economy in Alberta in 2019. Here are the year end numbers for 2018 with some comparisons to year end 2017 Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 2018 is 5.22 months of supply versus 2017 at 3.64 Single Family Detached

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The Calgary and Area real estate market had many challenges in 2018, with major impacts due to mortgage rule changes and a continuing soft job market.  As time moves on, buyers and lenders are adapting to the new rules and there are predictions of a stronger economy in Alberta in 2019. Here are the year end numbers for 2018 with some comparisons to year end 2017 Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 2018 is 5.22 months of supply versus 2017 at 3.64 Single Family Detached

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A reduction in the new listings coming to market has caused some shifts in the market – most notably in the Apartment Condominium absorption rate that has decreased (become better) by just over 1.5 months. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider: Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 5.5 months of supply. Single Family Detached – 5.1 months of supply Attached Homes – 6.7 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – 5.5 months of supply. Sales to New Listings: (Ratio of under 0.6 indicates more

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A reduction in the new listings coming to market has caused some shifts in the market – most notably in the Apartment Condominium absorption rate that has decreased (become better) by just over 1.5 months. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider: Absorption Rate: (0 to 2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2 to 3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 5.5 months of supply. Single Family Detached – 5.1 months of supply Attached Homes – 6.7 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – 5.5 months of supply. Sales to New Listings: (Ratio of under 0.6 indicates more

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In every market there are opportunities. We are seeing many buyers starting to take advantage of the tremendous buying opportunities in the market.  These buyers see that real estate is “on sale” in our area right now and want to buy before interest rates increase and the economy recovers. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider:  Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 5.6 months of supply. Single Family Detached – 4.8 months of supply Attached Homes – 6.6 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – 7.1 months of supply.

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In every market there are opportunities. We are seeing many buyers starting to take advantage of the tremendous buying opportunities in the market.  These buyers see that real estate is “on sale” in our area right now and want to buy before interest rates increase and the economy recovers. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider:  Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – 5.6 months of supply. Single Family Detached – 4.8 months of supply Attached Homes – 6.6 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – 7.1 months of supply.

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In every market there are opportunities. We are seeing many buyers starting to take advantage of the tremendous buying opportunities in the market.  These buyers see that real estate is “on sale” in our area right now and want to buy before interest rates increase and the economy recovers. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider:  Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 6.25 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 5.5 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 7.35 months of supply. Apartment

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In every market there are opportunities. We are seeing many buyers starting to take advantage of the tremendous buying opportunities in the market.  These buyers see that real estate is “on sale” in our area right now and want to buy before interest rates increase and the economy recovers. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider:  Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 6.25 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 5.5 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 7.35 months of supply. Apartment

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A Great Time to Invest or Move-Up! The end of summer continued the trend of softer sales numbers and higher than average inventory levels.  This situation will persist until the economy and job market in Calgary and Surrounding Area shows some improvement. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider: Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 5.5 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 4.8 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 6.3 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – There is 6.9 months of

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A Great Time to Invest or Move-Up! The end of summer continued the trend of softer sales numbers and higher than average inventory levels.  This situation will persist until the economy and job market in Calgary and Surrounding Area shows some improvement. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider: Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 5.5 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 4.8 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 6.3 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – There is 6.9 months of

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The summer months continue the trend of weaker demand caused by slower job growth, interest rate increases, and continued government policies looking to “cool” the Canadian housing market.  While the numbers still indicate a clear buyer’s market, there are pockets of recovery and the overall market is showing signs of stabilization. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider: Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 5.5 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 4.7 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 6.5 months of

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The summer months continue the trend of weaker demand caused by slower job growth, interest rate increases, and continued government policies looking to “cool” the Canadian housing market.  While the numbers still indicate a clear buyer’s market, there are pockets of recovery and the overall market is showing signs of stabilization. Here are the key monthly numbers to consider: Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 5.5 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 4.7 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 6.5 months of

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The month of May saw a dramatic increase in new listings coming onto the market while the demand stayed very flat. In June, we are seeing the new listing count very similar to last June, this is great news as the inventory numbers will stabilize! Here are the key monthly numbers to consider:  Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 4.9 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 4.26 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 5.25 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – There is

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The month of May saw a dramatic increase in new listings coming onto the market while the demand stayed very flat. In June, we are seeing the new listing count very similar to last June, this is great news as the inventory numbers will stabilize! Here are the key monthly numbers to consider:  Absorption Rate: (0-2 months of supply is a seller’s market, 2-3.5 months of supply is balance, and 4 or over becomes a buyer’s market) City of Calgary – There is 4.9 months of supply. Single Family Detached – There is 4.26 months of supply Attached Homes – There is 5.25 months of supply. Apartment Condominiums – There is

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The first quarter of 2018 saw a persistent slower pace of sales versus 2017.  Much of this is attributed to the mortgage rule changes that came into effect January 1, 2018.  This rule change caused many buyers to speed up their purchases at the end of 2017.  The 4th quarter of 2017 was stronger than expected as a result. The economic conditions in Alberta are improving…. slowly.  But, the government-imposed changes to lending, combined with increased interest rates are offsetting any of these positive gains. Overall, sales in the 1st quarter of this year are down 18% from last year and we are 24% below the long-term averages for total number

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The first quarter of 2018 saw a persistent slower pace of sales versus 2017.  Much of this is attributed to the mortgage rule changes that came into effect January 1, 2018.  This rule change caused many buyers to speed up their purchases at the end of 2017.  The 4th quarter of 2017 was stronger than expected as a result. The economic conditions in Alberta are improving…. slowly.  But, the government-imposed changes to lending, combined with increased interest rates are offsetting any of these positive gains. Overall, sales in the 1st quarter of this year are down 18% from last year and we are 24% below the long-term averages for total number

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