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

Posted on Jan 03, 2020

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

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 pe...

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The Ins and Outs of Wrapping Materials

Posted on Dec 05, 2019

Sometimes your recyclables require a little more TLC to ensure that what you are setting out for recycling actually gets recycled, and to prevent problems in the processing facility. Here are some common holiday wrapping materials that people often wonder about:

Wrapping paper: While most wrapping paper can be included with your paper recyclables, p...

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Calgary housing market still favours the buyer

Posted on Dec 04, 2019

City of Calgary, December 2, 2019 – Year-to-date residential sales in the city remain just above last year’s levels due to improvements in the attached sector so far this year.
However, November sales activity eased over last year’s levels, mostly due to pullbacks in the apartment sector. Meanwhile, new listings eased enough relative to sales to cau...

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How to Save Energy with Replacement Windows

Posted on Dec 04, 2019

Choosing the right replacement windows can dramatically improve the look of your home, save you big money on heating and cooling costs, and make your home less drafty and more comfortable. Which types of windows are best? Windows come in a variety of styles and materials. Understanding the drawbacks and rewards of each type can help you to make a s...

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Homes under $500,000 moving to more balanced conditions

Posted on Nov 01, 2019

City of Calgary, November 1, 2019 – Sales activity in October improved by nearly 10 per cent compared to last year, driven mostly by improvements for apartment and attached product.

New listings also eased, which helped reduce inventory levels and the oversupply in the market. Despite the move to more balanced conditions, the market remains oversupp...

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Stronger sales driven by affordable product and supply reduction

Posted on Oct 31, 2019

Third quarter 2019 housing market update:

City of Calgary, October 2019 – Third-quarter activity continues to show signs of improvement. Similar to last quarter, much of the improvement in the market has been driven by supply adjustments.

However, the housing market has also benefited from stronger year-over-year gains in sales activity this quarter...

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