The real estate directory sells consumer information to Realtors The United States-based real estate website Zillow is expected to expand into Canada this year. But don’t expect it to revolutionize the Calgary real estate market. Zillow is just another website to explore Calgary homes for sale, except with one major difference: Zillow makes money by… [Read More]
July 2018 real estate statistics will be released in early August – please check back then!
Weak sales persist in Calgary and beyond City of Calgary, July 3, 2018 – Many Canadian energy-related municipalities within Alberta and Saskatchewan have seen housing markets struggle over the past few years, resulting in price declines. The recent mortgage rule changes and higher lending rates are factors weighing on demand and prices across some of… [Read More]
You are allowed to work with your own realtor when you buy a new build home, directly from the builder. The show homes in Calgary are all staffed by sales people, who work in the best interest of the builder. Sales people in show homes are not licensed like realtors are, and these sales people… [Read More]
Lending conditions weigh on housing demand City of Calgary, June 1, 2018 – May sales activity continue to ease with the largest declines occurring in the detached sector. Additional gains in new listings continue to increase inventory levels. City-wide sales activity in May totaled 1,726 units and is 19 per cent below last years’ levels. This is… [Read More]
“Your house guaranteed sold in 90 days or we will buy it”. It sounds very appealing, until you read the small print. Most likely it is not your best option as a seller. But for the agent, it is a great marketing tool to get contacted by a motivated seller. Looking at the bigger picture,… [Read More]
Soft Sales Continue in April Prices steady, but struggles in Alberta economy weighs on housing City of Calgary, May 1, 2018 – Changes to the lending industry and a challenging economic recovery are weighing on sales activity in Calgary’s housing market. Supply levels have not adjusted to the weaker demand environment, and that is preventing… [Read More]
Title is a government certification of ownership of the property and it shows any particulars registered on title. Here is an introduction to pulling titles for Calgary homes and land title searches.
Housing market inventory on the rise Prices remain stable compared to last year City of Calgary, April 2, 2018 – As expected, slow sales this quarter have persisted through March in the City of Calgary. This is not a surprise, after stronger growth in sales at the end of last year following the announced changes to… [Read More]
As a Calgary home owner (or prospective home owner), it is understandable you want to know the value of Calgary homes and keep up with the real estate trends in your community. We offer a variety of free resources to help you understand the Calgary real estate market.