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Mid-year market update: economic conditions continue to weigh on housing

(August 15, 2018)

City of Calgary, Aug. 15, 2018 – Stricter lending criteria, higher rates and a slow economic recovery weighed on housing demand over the first half of 2018.


This is causing sales to ease more than originally anticipated.

"Easing sales combined with rising inventories have pushed the market into an oversupply situation for all products, affecting pricing for all products, which include detached, semi... read more.

SOLD - Bright Townhome in Patterson

(August 03, 2018, posted in Listings)

This sunny townhome in Patterson sold quickly to a buyer who saw the value in this well kept home.  


If you or anyone you know are looking for an awesome home, just like this one, contact me at 403-477-5120 or calgaryhomeowners@gmail.com.

Parkview Palace

(August 02, 2018)

What's in this house?  Too bad, you may never know.  Unless of course, you were the fortunate buyer of this awesome Parkland home.  Not only does it have an awesome layout for a growing family, but it features a single attached garage and a doozy of a double detached garage (believe me when I say, the garage of your dreams!). 


Since this one is gone, please get in touch if you would like to go for a hu... read more.

Calgary Stats August 2018

(August 01, 2018, posted in Statistics)

Don’t Move into a Dirty House

(August 01, 2018)

Have you heard horror stories of people buying a home and on possession day, they show up to a filthy house?


If preventing this situation is extremely important to you, there is something you can do with your Realtor at the offer stage of the purchase. In our standard forms in Alberta, there is a clause that states that the home has to be in substantially the same condition as it was when the offer... read more.

Enter Our ‘In My Backyard’ Contest and Win 1 of 4 Grants for $5,000

(August 01, 2018)

This September, CIR REALTY will be giving out four, $5,000 grants ($20,000 total) to local community projects and initiatives. All members of the public are encouraged to submit an entry where winners will be decided by public votes!


The contest is open for entries starting September 4 and will run until October 5. Winners will be announced the week of October 8. There are four different categories... read more.

Patience required in Calgary’s housing market recovery

(August 01, 2018)

City of Calgary, August 1, 2018 –Recent struggles in the job market, accompanied by yet another interest rate increase, is piling on to the decisions potential purchasers have to make in the housing market. The month of July saw 1,547 units sold in Calgary, nearly five per cent below last year. New listings eased to 2,964 units, causing inventories to total 8,450 units. With more supply than deman... read more.