September Sales About 20% Below Long-Term Averages….Is It Time to Buy?

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

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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

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August 2018 – more of what we saw in July and September continues the same trend

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

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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

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July 2018 Continued with Weaker Demand – But the Numbers are Starting to Stabilize

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

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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

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May Brought Us a Big Increase in New Listings While Demand Still Drags

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,

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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,

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First Quarter of 2018 – Slower Sales Pace

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

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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

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February Was Soft

The total sales numbers for February were down 18% from the previous year.  The little ray of light was the new listings brought onto the market was also down by 2.2%. Why? We saw an

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The total sales numbers for February were down 18% from the previous year.  The little ray of light was the new listings brought onto the market was also down by 2.2%. Why? We saw an

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More Stability in 2018

The projections have come out for 2018 and it looks like we will have more of what 2017 offered us in the Calgary and Area real estate market. Projections are for prices to remain stable,

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The projections have come out for 2018 and it looks like we will have more of what 2017 offered us in the Calgary and Area real estate market. Projections are for prices to remain stable,

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2017 Year End Thoughts – What is Ahead for 2018?

“Big John’s” Thoughts on the Calgary Real Estate Market January 2018 Looking back on 2017, it truly was the year of stabilization.  All the key indicators stabilized through the year, we have broken down the

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“Big John’s” Thoughts on the Calgary Real Estate Market January 2018 Looking back on 2017, it truly was the year of stabilization.  All the key indicators stabilized through the year, we have broken down the

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“Big John’s” Thoughts on the Calgary Real Estate Market December 2017

November Sales Improve The month of November saw a little bump in the number of sales, representing a 15% increase in the number of sales from 2016.  Much of this is likely a result of

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November Sales Improve The month of November saw a little bump in the number of sales, representing a 15% increase in the number of sales from 2016.  Much of this is likely a result of

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Big Johns Thought on the Calgary Real Estate Market (November 2017)

Price Remain Stable in 2017 Over the last couple of months, we have seen stability in the Calgary and Area Market.  Prices for 2017 are stable.  In October, there was a little more inventory in

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Price Remain Stable in 2017 Over the last couple of months, we have seen stability in the Calgary and Area Market.  Prices for 2017 are stable.  In October, there was a little more inventory in

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