Job hunt continues for many in Calgary as oil prices rise

Nair here: it’s been a tough two years for people looking for work. Despite an oil rally on word of an OPEC production freeze and federal approval of two major pipeline projects I am cautious about job growth. Am I going to see a lot of hiring? No, I think it’s going to be very measured hiring[…]

creb – Detached prices stabilize in soft market

The segment of Calgary’s housing market with the greatest influence on the overall market is showing signs of pricing stability. The detached benchmark price totaled $503,400 in September, which is 3.3 per cent below last year, but the second consecutive month at this price level. While overall economic conditions remain soft, for now the detached[…]

creb – Calgary Real Estate Statistics April 2016

HIGHLIGHTS Year-to-date detached sales improved in the City Centre, North West, West and East districts, helping prevent gains in months of supply.* April’s detached price of $501,500 was 0.2 per cent lower than the previous month and three per cent lower than last year’s levels. Monthly prices across all districts were lower than April levels[…]