Real Estate Blog

What’s new in the market? How has COVID affect sales? What is the stress test? You are sure to have many questions about Calgary home listings, so I answer the most pressing ones here. Stay tuned to my blog to empower yourself about what affects real estate in Calgary.

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Jun 20

June 8, 2020

Genworth vs CMHC

by christine /

CMHC announced sweeping changes to the way they will underwrite insured mortgages moving forward. CMHC may get to increase the...

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May 20

May 13, 2020

Covid and Real Estate in Calgary

by christine /

Most importantly, I hope you are keeping healthy and safe. After the first full month with social distancing measures in...

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Apr 20

April 14, 2020

How’s the Market

by christine /

How are you doing? I'm hoping you are keeping yourself safe and healthy.  There has been so many HUGE changes...

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Mar 20

March 19, 2020

Big Banks Allow Mortgage Payment Delays

by christine /

The government has stepped up in some cases and the big banks are allowing a delay in mortgage payments. Please call...

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Mar 20

March 2, 2020

Stress Test Changes Coming Soon

by christine /

he Federal Government announced the minimum qualifying rate for insured mortgages will be determined by actual market rates versus bank...

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Dec 19

December 9, 2019

Calgary housing market still favours the buyer

by christine /

Year-to-date residential sales in the city remain just above last year’s levels due to improvements in the attached sector so...

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Nov 19

November 6, 2019

Homes under $500,000 moving to more balanced conditions

by christine /

Sales activity in October improved by nearly 10 per cent compared to last year, driven mostly by improvements for apartment...

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Mar 19

March 21, 2019

Budget is Good for First Time Buyers

by christine /

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

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Mar 19

March 11, 2019
by christine /

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

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Jan 19

January 10, 2019

Bank of Canada announces interest rate decision

by christine /

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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