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May 2020 CREB Stats

COVID-19's impact on Calgary housing market continues Housing market activity in May remained slow, but sales exceeded the lows from April, which saw less than 600 sales in Calgary. May sales totalled 1,080 units, a 44 per cent decline from last year's figures. "The initial shock of COVID-19 and social distancing measure is ...

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Home Safety is More than Locked Doors and Alarms

When it comes to home security, most homeowners think about door locks and alarms. These are, of course, very important. However, there is also a lot you can do around your property to prevent the possibility of a break-in. One important part of home security is outdoor lighting. Your home doesn’t ...

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Creating a Realistic New Home Budget

You’re probably aware that there’s more to the cost of a new home than its purchase price. So, to help you make an informed decision, ask yourself the following questions: How much do you expect to pay for moving expenses? Don’t forget to include packing materials in your calculations. “Closing costs” are ...

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Calgary real estate market feeling impact of COVID-19

After the first full month with social distancing measures in place, the housing market is adjusting to the effects of COVID-19. April sales hit 573 units, a decline of 63 per cent over last year. "The decline in home sales does not come as a surprise. The combined impact of COVID-19 and ...

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