Calgary Real Estate

Calgary Rental Vacancy Rate Quadruples

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

Canada's national vacancy rate average for urban centres is 3.3 per cent.

LOOK: Renting In Alberta's Oilpatch Can Be Outrageously Expensive

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's economy has no doubt slowed in recent months, but renters are still feeling the pinch

Calgary Home Sales Take A Steep Dive

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

Over the summer, sales were down significantly compared with last year's strong figures.

LOOK: Record $12.25 Million Luxury Home Listed In Calgary

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

The asking price for the home is the highest the city has seen since 2009.

Calgary Office Towers Are Bleeding Tenants

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

And forecasts don't provide much reason for optimism.

LOOK: These Amazing Luxury Homes Are Going Up For Auction

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 07.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

Have an extra $100,000 kicking around? If so, you could buy yourself the right to bid on a couple of multi-million homes just outside Calgary. Two...

No Shortage Of Luxury Homes For Sale In Calgary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Low oil prices, and uncertainty about the government, means more high-end homes are hitting the market.

Calgary Home Sales Plummet, Vancouver Market Soars

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Business

"The supply of homes for sale today in the region is not meeting the demand we're seeing from home buyers."

Calgary Mansion Features Amazing One-Of-A-Kind Materials

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

Love the charm of an older home, but don't want to deal with potential problems that can plague aging properties? A newly-built castle in one of Ca...

This Calgary Century Home Proves Why Old Is Often Better

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

In Calgary, where development seems to follow a motto of "build up and build out," it's rare to find what remains of the city's Maverick days, especia...

Toronto, Alberta Housing Markets Couldn't Be More Different Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Business

Oil prices may be wreaking havoc on real estate in Alberta's two biggest cities, but Toronto's market is still humming. January sales figures relea...

Calgary Home Sales Hit 5-Year Low

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

Home sales are down in Calgary — way down — and dented consumer confidence is to blame. According to the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB), 880...

LOOK: What $1 Million Will Buy You In Calgary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

While no seems to be certain what will happen to Alberta's real estate market amid slumping oil prices, we do know one thing for sure — there's neve...

Huge Mortgage Fraud Scheme Busted

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Four people living in Calgary face a total of 29 criminal charges related to mortgage fraud involving millions of dollars.Police say fictiti...

Canada's Most Affordable Housing Markets Revealed

The Huffington Post Alberta | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

A recent slip in oil prices hasn’t bucked Alberta’s housing market from being one of the country’s most affordable, according to a report releas...

Echohaven: An Environmentally Friendly, Energy Efficient Suburb

David Dodge | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Alberta
David Dodge

To borrow a popular internet meme, what if I told you we could build suburbs that preserved the natural landscape, had super energy efficient homes, built a sense of community and had no vinyl siding. Well we can, and the neighborhood of Echohaven, in the northwest community of Rocky Ridge in Calgary is doing precisely that. The homes of Echohaven must be super energy efficient, collect rainwater and are located in an oasis of nature. Echohaven has turned the modern process of building a neighbourhood on its ear

Alberta Home Buyers Pick This More Than Other Canadians

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Never have buyers been more selective when looking for a home, and Albertans are no exception. A recent Century 21 study found Albertans have some...

LOOK: Calgary Homes The Average Buyer Can Afford

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

Buying a new home in Calgary and have a certain amount you'd like to spend? A new survey says you should be prepared to extend that budget. Acc...

LOOK: Calgary's 11 Most Expensive Condos

Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary's condo market is hot, hot, hot right now. In July, the resale of condo apartments and townhomes grew 12 and 15 per cent, respectively, rep...

LOOK: $4.4 Million Calgary Condo Sale Breaks Record

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

The sale of a penthouse unit in a popular Calgary neighbourhood has eclipsed a three year old MLS real estate record. The sprawling, 3,200-square-...

LOOK: Stampede Dream Home Is For The Foodies

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

Are you the kind of cowgirl or cowboy who loves to cook? Then this year's Calgary Stampede Rotary Dream Home will make you want to trade your cowbo...

New Perks Ahead For Calgary's Richest Homebuyers

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

Sotheby's International Realty wants to help its Calgary clients fly high, and in style. The luxury real estate firm has announced it will offer pr...

Best Real Estate Markets In The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian cities top the world for the real estate markets that make the best bet for long-term investment, according to a study from U.K. property dev...

LOOK: Luxury Homes Up On The Auction Block

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

It's a real estate sale like you've never seen before — at least in southern Alberta, that is. Sotheby’s International Realty Canada is partner...

LOOK: Average Single Family Homes In Calgary And Edmonton

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

Real estate in Alberta is officially booming. Both the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) and the Realtors Association of Edmonton (RAE) reported th...