by christine / March 21, 2019

Budget is Good for First Time Buyers

The Federal Government announced several incentives in the new 2019 budget that affect the Canadian housing market. These changes should...

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by christine / March 11, 2019


The challenging  economic climate in Calgary is expected to persist into 2019. While there was some evidence of stabilization in...

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by christine / January 10, 2019

Bank of Canada announces interest rate decision

The Bank of Canada left its trend-setting interest rate unchanged at 1.75% on Wednesday as the sharp decline in oil...

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by christine / October 24, 2018

Another Interest Hike

As we all expected ... the Bank Canada raised its key interest rate target by a quarter of a percentage...

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by christine / October 22, 2018

Calgary home sales slowest pace in more than a decade

Calgary home sales were expected to be slow this year — but not this slow. Calgary home sales is the...

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by christine / October 2, 2018

NAFTA and housing

The NAFTA announcement sent bond yields higher yesterday making lenders squeamish. The 5-year yield jump to 2.42%, a high not...

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by christine / January 16, 2018

Weekly Stats for Calgary

There are 4564 listings on the market in Calgary. Currently, we are in a Buyer's Market. There are 5.59 months...

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by christine / November 7, 2017

The Mortgage Rule Change

The New Stress Test...What's It Mean?   The new Stress Test effective Jan 1, 2018. This time it is directed at...

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by christine / September 14, 2017

Hard Wood Flooring

Hardwood floors provide a warm, classic feel for your home. In kitchens, living rooms or entryways, hardwood flooring offers benefits...

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by christine / July 27, 2017

Bond yields jumped

Bond yields jumped yesterday, basically 15 bps up from where they were trading the last week or so. If this...

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by christine / May 15, 2017

Spring Ahead To 2017–What’s Hot For Calgary This Season

It’s one of the most anticipated times of the year for us Calgarians, when we get to throw off those...

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by christine / January 17, 2017

Things You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Home

Buying your first house is a time filled with excitement, nerves, and apprehension. It is a big decision to commit...

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