Calgary’s Housing Future

By Claudette Coutts on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in News, Real Estate News. No Comments

Trends shaping the city’s short- and long-term development There are some notable trends in real estate that offer clues to what’s on the horizon for the curious, the concerned and those who just like to plan ahead. “I think the findings from the 2016 census highlight changes in the Calgary housing market,” said Rylan Graham, […]


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 […]


More Interest Rate Hikes Expected?

By Claudette Coutts on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 in News. No Comments

The Bank of Canada has raised its key interest rate as expected to 0.75% – the central bank’s first move upward in the cost of borrowing in seven years. The bank’s target for the overnight rate – at which major financial institutions make one-day loans to each other – moved up by 1/4 of a […]


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 […]


Signs of Mortgage Fraud

By Claudette Coutts on Monday, May 1st, 2017 in Mortgages, News. No Comments

Do you know how to make sure you don’t become involved in a fraudulent transaction? The Real Estate Council of Alberta has prepared a list of mortgage fraud red flags to help you protect yourself. Red flags may indicate there’s a fraudulent transaction taking place; they don’t guarantee a fraud but should raise suspicion. Watch […]


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 […]


Calgary – Conditions are right for a 2% increase in price growth across the market

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

Calgary’s conditions are right on target Overall, the conditions are right for a 2% price growth this year. Sellers, expect a great year when priced with the market. Buyers, you have lots of great options on the condo side of the market and may find yourself facing more competition for listings when looking at the […]