Calgary Housing Market August 1, 2018 Patience and Perseverance

By Claudette Coutts on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 in Calgary Real Estate Market Watch, Inside Scoop. No Comments

Patience and Perseverance required! Patience and perseverance is required in Calgary’s housing market. Recent struggles in the job market, accompanied by yet another interest rate increase, is piling on to the decisions potential purchasers have to make in the housing market. In a buyers’ market, it’s critical for all parties to have the most up-to-date […]


Indicators of recovery in Calgary’s Real Estate Market

By Claudette Coutts on Monday, June 18th, 2018 in Inside Scoop, Uncategorized. No Comments

Indicators of recovery in Calgary’s real estate market are not always obvious. Here’s a better explanation of indicators of recovery in what appears to be the last part of a long downturn. Its no secret that the Real Estate market in Calgary and the surrounding area has been a challenging one through much of 2018. […]


Prices remain steady in Calgary Housing

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 in Inside Scoop. No Comments

 Calgary Housing Market May 4, 2018 Prices remain steady, but struggles in Alberta’s economy continues to weigh on the housing market.The easing sales trend persisted through April in Calgary’s housing market.  Changes in the lending industry and a challenging economic recovery are weighing on Calgary’s housing market sales activity. Supply levels have not adjusted to […]


Sound principles in impact on pricing properties continues to be the story through CREB recovery – March 6, 2018

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 in Inside Scoop, Mortgages, Real Estate News. No Comments

Sound principles in pricing properties continues to be the story through the recovery. As expected the upbeat markets impact on prices from January failed to carry through February, seeing our total sale volume drop to 18% below February 2017’s sales numbers. The thoughts according to CREB’s chief economist, Ann-Marie Lurie, are “Housing market conditions are still […]


Market Factors influence New Listings

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 in Inside Scoop, News, Real Estate News. No Comments

Calgary Market Update Oct 5,2017 There are several factors influencing new listings. The market did not respond to the interest rate increases, and the end of summer as expected in September. The expectation for September was that there would be an uptick in sales after the holiday months were over. This was not the case […]


Calgary Real Estate Shows Signs of Price Stability

By Claudette Coutts on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 in Inside Scoop, News, Real Estate News. No Comments

Price stability shows in Mid Year market updates. The first-half of 2017 marked a shift in Alberta’s economy from recession to recovery, with conditions supporting stability rather than expansion. Improvements in the labour market are supporting the shift in the housing market this year. While the shift is welcome news for many, we continue to […]


Calgary’s recovery sees modest inventory gain

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 in Inside Scoop, News, Real Estate News, Uncategorized. No Comments

  Calgary’s market sees modest inventory gains, but overall prices inch up. Calgary’s housing market remains a work in progress. Sales exhibited stable growth through the first half of the year in the Calgary housing market, but the number of transactions slowed slightly in July compared to last year. Modest improvements in the labour market and […]


Calgary Home prices remain stable in May

By Claudette Coutts on Monday, June 5th, 2017 in Inside Scoop, Listings, News. No Comments

PersonalDemand for detached housing continues to rise. It appears Calgary’s economic climate is supporting detached housing market recovery. Improved demand and easing supply has created more balanced conditions and ultimately some modest price gains. While it will still take some time for prices to recover, transition in the detached segment is an important first step […]


Discover Calgary’s University District – A Bold NEW Vision

By Claudette Coutts on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 in Inside Scoop, News, Uncategorized. No Comments

A Bold NEW Vision Calgary’s University District is a bold new vision for life in the city of Calgary.  This 200 acre community will have diverse housing, office and retail space,with parks and public realms.  The University District will be located at 32nd Avenue N.W. and Shaganappi Trail. When complete, Calgary’s University District  will include 40 acres of open […]