Calgary Real Estate

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...

Canada's Hottest Luxury Market

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Despite last year's flood, the booming city of Calgary is home to the hottest high-end real estate market in Canada, says a new report. The city sa...

LOOK: Stunning $5.2-Million Calgary Mansion

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

A newly-listed house for sale in Calgary adds fuel to Alberta's reputation of having ample luxurious, expensive homes. On sale for just over $5.2 m...

LOOK: Calgary Penthouse Could Be Yours For $10 Million

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

If it sells for the current asking price of $10 million, a luxurious penthouse condo in Calgary's Beltline neighbourhood will smash real estate record...

Half A Million House Price Average?!?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

The average price for a resale home in Calgary will rise to over half a million dollars by 2017, according to a new report released Tuesday. The ci...

LOOK: $8.5 Million Mansion For Sale

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.31.2013 | Canada Alberta

A lavish home in the Mount Royal suburb of Calgary is making it clear it's worth the $8.5 million price tag. The 11,500 square foot house is locat...

LOOK: What $1 Million Will Buy In Alberta

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

Average house prices in Calgary had the highest increase across major markets in Canada, according to a report by the Canadian Real Estate Association...

Housing Market Overheats After Flood

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Last month's record floods are driving up demand for homes as both displaced millionaires from posh neighbourhoods that were flooded and for...

LOOK: Another Mammoth Skyscraper For Calgary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

Move over Bow Tower. There's a new skyscraper ready to climb high into Calgary's skies. Telus released Thursday the details for its plan to build T...

LOOK: Amazing Luxury Home For Sale In Calgary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

A $12 million Tuscan-inspired home for sale in Calgary adds fuel to a recent Statistics Canada report that says the city is leading the country in ris...

Absurd Property of the Week: Vancouver vs. Alberta

Melissa Carr | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

People live in lots of other cities in our country and for many different reasons. Yes, Vancouver is beautiful. Yes, we have a mild climate. Yes, our quality of life here is amazing! However we also have tons of rain, an out-of-control cost of living and -- absurd property prices. Anyway, I digress. I'm on the last leg of my cross-Canada tour. Today we'll have a look at what your Canuck bucks will fetch you in Alberta.