Calgary Market Statistics – June 2020

Even though June finished trending upward from May, most numbers are still below last year’s levels. Sales in June totalled 1,747 across all property types, up from only 1,079 in May, but still down 1.58% from 2019.⁣⁣Inventory also remains quite low compared to last year’s levels, but we did see over 3,300 new listings come…

Un-Stampede Events 2020

This month is always a busy one in Calgary. Even though things look a bit different this year, we don’t expect July 2020 to be any different!  Normally today the City of Calgary would already be in full Stampede mode – Sneak-a-Peek last night, the annual Stampede parade early this morning, and the rodeo starting…

May 2020 Calgary & Area Market Statistics

April was a definite low point in our Real Estate Market. But how did May compare to the previous month? May numbers have turned around a bit from April, but still remain low. Total sales this past month were 1,080, which is a 44% drop from May 2019. There has been a sales shift towards…

April 2020 Calgary Market Statistics

How did COVID-19 and social distancing affect sales in Calgary? April saw a total of only 573 sales. To put this into perspective in April/2019 1555 homes sold and in April/2018 a total of 1524 home were sold. We are down about 65% as to what we would normally be seeing at this time of…

Spring street cleaning

Calgary’s spring clean-up has started. Have they been in your community yet? The City of Calgary started their annual spring Clean-up street cleaning campaign on April 20, 2020. The clean up is expected to last until July and the program involves removing sanding materials and debris that has accumulated on roads during the winter months….

Calgary Home Staging Without Breaking the Bank

Your home is most likely your largest investment. It’s crucial to get it in its best shape to sell, particularly if you want top dollar for it or even a bidding war! A bold statement, yes, but like anything else you plan to sell, you need to first prepare it. You need to create a…

Calgary Market Statistics – March 2020

With everything going on in our world today, to speak about market stats and numbers is not easy. For many, this time is much bigger than the housing market, but there are many who still need to sell or buy, even in this difficult time. The month of March started out with higher than normal…

How to Finance your Calgary Home Renovations

Outdated kitchen. Overrun backyard. Unusable basement space. If you have a home renovation project on the mind, the first thing you have to consider is how you are going to finance it. Here are the most common options to make your dreams become a reality. Cash. Paying in cash is the most straightforward financing option,…