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April 2020 Market Report

2020-05-04T10:55:10-06:00May 4th, 2020|Real Estate Market|

After the first full month with social distancing measures in place, the housing market is adjusting to the effects of COVID-19. April sales hit 573 units, a decline of 63 per cent over last year. “The decline in home sales does not come as a surprise. The combined impact of COVID-19 and the situation in [...]

March 2020 Market Update

2020-04-07T12:27:08-06:00April 7th, 2020|Real Estate Market|

After a strong start to 2020, economic conditions have dramatically changed, as COVID-19 is impacting all aspects of society. The economic impact is starting to be felt across many industries. This includes the housing market. March sales activity started the month strong, but quickly changed, as concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 brought about [...]

Mortgage Broker or Bank? (The Pete De Jong Show)

2020-03-17T09:19:44-06:00March 17th, 2020|Interviews|

Before you go shopping for a house it's important to get pre-approved for the right mortgage. Today I’m gonna be talking to Scott Grubbe of Kardia Mortgages about, how to do that. Pete: Hey Scott. Scott, you've been a mortgage broker for how long? Scott: I've been a mortgage broker for six years and I [...]

Home Sales See a Bump!

2020-03-02T13:25:02-07:00March 2nd, 2020|Real Estate Market|

City of Calgary, March 2, 2020 – This month saw a double-digit gain in sales, but last February was one of the slowest levels of activity since the late ’90s. With the extra day this February, monthly sales totaled 1,197 units.  A combination of these two factors resulted in a 23 per cent improvement over last [...]

2020 opens with a slight gain in sales

2020-02-04T10:04:50-07:00February 4th, 2020|Real Estate Market|

City of Calgary, February 3, 2020 – Housing market conditions continue to follow similar trends to last year, with gains in sales. At the same time, there have been further reductions in new listings, inventory and more declines in prices. January sales activity was 863 units, nearly eight per cent higher than last year’s levels. While [...]

Calgary’s real estate market in December caps off 2019 with more signs of stability

2020-01-15T13:21:11-07:00January 15th, 2020|Real Estate Market|

City of Calgary, January 2, 2019 – December sales improved to levels more consistent with activity recorded over the past five years. This follows weak sales activity last year. A stronger second half in 2019 was enough to push annual sales up by one per cent. “Price declines, lower mortgage rates and some modest improvements in [...]

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