Actual Costs of Buying a Home Across Canada

A friend of mine recently moved to a Vancouver suburb and I was shocked to hear how much it really costs to buy a home there. I think everyone has an idea how expensive homes are in and around Vancouver and Toronto right now, but many people aren’t aware of the additional closing costs buyers […]

Weekly Market Update, Jan. 15/21

Here is our update on the Edmonton real estate market. (Previous week’s numbers are in brackets). For the past 7 days: New Listings: 437 (360, 101, 178) # Sales: 213 (161, 102, 204) Ratio: 49% (45%, 101%, 115%) # Price Changes: 170 (154, 95, 84) Expired/Off-Market Listings: 143 (530, 511, 189) Net loss/gain in listings […]

Real Estate Market Reaches Annual Peak Late in Edmonton – UPDATED

The spring market clearly had a delayed peak due to COVID-19 this year. Our weekly stats have shown a downward trend for the past few weeks, so I expect that July was the peak of the real estate market in Edmonton this year. We have clients moving for all kinds of reasons at the moment, […]

Calgary Real Estate Forecast: Live Blog

We missed the Edmonton forecast this year, so we came to Calgary to see what’s expected to happen to the real estate market in Calgary at the #CREB2018 Economic and Housing Forecast. I’ll be updating this post as information is shared. The forecast was provided by CREB Economist: Ann-Marie Lurie, here is a summary of […]