real estate market: Nothing Scary in Halloween Housing Market - 11/26/12 02:41 AM
Edmonton, November 2, 2012: Even with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins running through the streets, homeowners could find refuge in the local housing market. The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that housing prices in October were up compared to a year ago and are the highest in October in the past five years. The all residential average price for the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was up 0.6% at $324,924 when compared to October 2011. The average price of a single family detached home was $372,061 up 2.1% over a year ago. Condos were priced on average at $234,177 which was an uptick … (0 comments)

real estate market: Housing sales and prices stable at the end of the first quarter - REALTORS® - 04/15/12 06:31 AM
Edmonton, April 2, 2012: At the end of the first quarter, the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that the average residential price in the Edmonton area is up 2.2% when compared to a year ago. The all-residential average1 price, at $335,187 compared to $328,094 in March of last year. Single family detached (SFD) and condominium average prices were stable year-over-year with SFD prices up 0.2% and condos down 0.7%. 
“Other markets, such as Toronto, are reporting feverish real estate activity involving multiple offers and unconditional offers but our market is calm, orderly and slowly evolving,” said REALTORS® Association of Edmonton President … (2 comments)

real estate market: Everyone Has a Fever - 02/01/12 03:53 PM
It sure feels like Spring Fever has hit early this year. I think it’s due to two major factors, one being the weather, and the other is just pent up pressure that the market has. How can you not feel good when you spent the last 3 months mentally preparing yourself for minus 30°C of bone chilling cold and it doesn’t even come close.
Its February now and March is often thought of as the first month of spring. I don’t know about you but knowing that spring is only a month away makes me feel warm inside. … (4 comments)

real estate market: August figures show that local real estate prices remain stable over the years - 09/13/11 05:22 PM
Edmonton, September 2, 2011: The average* price of a single family home has remained remarkably stable for the past four years according to figures released by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. The average selling price in August has varied from a high of $372,000 in 2008 to the low of $367,700 in 2009. Last month SFDs sold on average for $370,438. Prices have varied within a range of just over one percent.
“Consumers are wary in the face of uncertainty in the global economic markets and they receive constant reminders from federal officials about the dangers of carrying too much debt. … (0 comments)