April 2021

CREB®’s Q1 2021 Housing Report Released

Posted on Apr 20, 2021

City of Calgary, April 20, 2021 –

The economic challenges associated with COVID-19 brought about a dramatic rate cut from the Bank of Canada and an even more significant drop in the discount rates for mortgages.

The low-interest-rate environment, combined with pent-up demand and increased savings among those who remained employed throughout the pande...

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Five Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tasks You Can Do in a Weekend

Posted on Apr 02, 2021

For Canadians, every change of season brings with it around-the-house chores to check off your to-do list. To help you get the outside of your home ready for the summer, here are eight tasks you can manage to do in a single weekend.

1. Clean out your shed
Whether it’s neatly packed or filled to the max, any outdoor storage space will benefit from a s...

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Are You Ready to Buy a New Home?

Posted on Apr 02, 2021

Make Sure You’re Ready
Few joys can match the pride of owning a home, but the responsibility can also come with sacrifices—from the financial commitment to the required care and maintenance. You’ll want to be sure both fit within your current or preferred lifestyle.
Is your bank account ready? Check it twice. 
Buying a home is likely the most signific...

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Calgary housing market sees best March sales in over a decade

Posted on Apr 02, 2021

Persistent sellers’ market conditions contribute to price gains.

City of Calgary, April 1, 2021 –

The initial impact of COVID-19 on the housing market began last March.

One year later, it is not a surprise that March sales in 2021 were higher than in 2020. However, at 2,903 sales, this was the highest March total since 2007.  

“Low lending rates and impr...

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