Housing Forecast 2017

(January 17, 2017)

REALTORS® forecast slight sales decline, inventory growth for 2017

Edmonton, January 4, 2017:

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton released its annual housing forecast today at a seminar at the Northlands Expo Centre attended by 600 REALTORS® and business leaders. Chair James Mabey forecast that sales of residential homes in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area will continue to remain relatively s... read more.

Detached House or Condo: 7 Things to Consider When Making Your Decision

(January 12, 2017)

One of the biggest decisions homebuyers face when buying a home is choosing between a detached house and a condo. To help make the decision a little easier, here is a list of key factors to consider when evaluating these two options.

Before you make a decision on which type of home is best for you and your family, take a look at the following detached home versus condo pros and cons.

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CREA Updates Resale Housing Forecast

(September 15, 2014)

Ottawa, ON, September 15, 2014 – The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations for 2014 and 2015.

The deferral of sales and listings during an extraordinarily bleak winter delayed the start to the spring home buying season earlier this year. This deferral b... read more.

Reasons why the Bank of Canada will keep interest rates low

(September 04, 2014)

The Bank of Canada announced on September 3rd, 2014 that it was holding its trend-setting overnight lending rate at 1 per cent.

The overnight rate has not moved in four years. It’s likely that it will remain where it is for some time yet. Why?

  1. Inflation is on target — Inflation recently increased and is tracking close to the Bank’s 2 per cent target. However, the Bank believes the increase reflects... read more.