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Market continues shift toward more balanced conditions 

Posted on Sep 02, 2021


City of Calgary, Sept. 1, 2021 –

Citywide sales in August reached 2,151 units, 37 per cent higher than last year and 25 per cent higher than long-term trends. Sales have slowed from the record-setting pace seen earlier this year, but on a year-to-date basis, the eight-month total of 19,516 sales is higher than annual sales figures recorded over the...

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How are Natural Gas Prices Set?

Posted on Sep 02, 2021



The market determines the price based on supply and demand. The weather, supply, surge in demand, environmental policies and many more things can affect the price of natural gas. All natural gas retailers provide a charge for the
amount of gas consumed, plus minimal administration fees. Your bill will also include distribution and
transmission charge...

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What is a Pocket Listing?

Posted on Sep 02, 2021

A "Pocket Listing" refers to a real estate listing that is not fully under contract yet or found on MLS, but the seller has expressed interest in selling if the right offer or opportunity presents itself. It is a low obligation way to test the market.
As the name implies, the listing is kept in the "pocket" of the REALTOR®, instead of being made fu...

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Yard Care for Hot, Dry Weather

Posted on Aug 03, 2021



Weeks without rain can be a gardener's worst nightmare. When a hot, dry weather pattern settles in, it affects your landscape in a variety of ways. There's nothing you can do to prevent a drought, but there are some strategies you can enact to help minimize the effect it has on your yard.

Water Your Garden
It's the most obvious strategy, of course, b...

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What Makes for a “Hot” Real Estate Market? 

Posted on Aug 03, 2021



A “hot” market can be defined as one where homes are selling quickly, measured by low days on the market, and where the houses are getting a lot of attention from buyers.

A hot real estate market is likely where most homeowners and sellers would prefer to be. It’s comforting for homeowners to know that the area where they’ve invested what’s likely a...

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Price growth slows as supply to demand balance improves

Posted on Aug 03, 2021


July sales totaled 2,319 units, which is well above long-term averages and the best July on record. The pace of sales growth has eased over the past few months, but so too has the pace of new listings growth. This has helped prevent any further monthly gains in inventory levels, and while overall supply remains slightly higher than last July, it’s...

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