Category Archives: Real Estate Market

Reasons why you should buy Red Deer real estate now

Sales are up!  Is that the only reason why you should be buying a home now? Reasons why you should buy Red Deer real estate now. Sales are UP.  You’re not buying in a declining market but while the market is growing.  This is good for your investment and sets you on the right track […]

Market Temperature On The Rise

Real Estate Sales reporting by agents is often based on their personal experiences, and “feelings”.  It’s quite common that you’ll talk to a real estate agent and they will say things like “It feels like it;s getting busier out there”. I’m sure I can fine anecdotal evidence and quotes from several real estate agents to […]

Are We Balanced Yet?

2011 has been a transition year for sure.  Coming off of string buyer market conditions we are beginning to see signs of balanced market conditions.  However we’re not fully there yet.  Not all price ranges are displaying the same market conditions and regionally the hyper local real estate markets are vastly different.  For now I’ll be focusing on Red Deer. November 2011 is seasonally a […]

The Best Time To Move Is?

It should be no secret that the busiest season in Red Deer real estate is April, May and June.  The answer to the question then would be the second quarter of any given year, or is that merely the popular time and not necessarily the best time to move? 2011 closely resembles a typical Red Deer real […]

September 2011 A Balanced Market?

End of September heralds in the fall market, and the closing of the third quarter for MLS® statistics.  Here in Red Deer residential sales have been positive for year over year growth and the supply side, namely listings, has decreased year over year.  When we started 2011 our expectations were for modest growth and a […]

Sales are up and prices are down?

Shouldn’t prices rise when sales volume rises?  Yes, but there is always a lag time in real estate.  To get to the heated market rapid increase stage or growth in equity stage first the sales volume must be at a greater rate than the “for sale” or listing volume.  In order to get the sales […]

March Real Estate Stats Brief

Quick rundown on Stats, with a more detailed post to follow: March Listings: Listings in March 2011 are 232, compared to Listings in March 2010 were 321 a decrease in listing inventory of 27.7% March Sales Volume: Solds in March 150, Compared to March 2010 Solds were 120 an increase in sales volume for March of 25% First Quarter […]

Balanced Market Coming Soon?

January resulted in some positive sales trends for the Red Deer residential MLS®.  The summary of all the changes is essentially an increase in sales and a decrease in new listings processed by the the Central Alberta REALTORS® Association (CARA). Are we headed towards a balanced real estate market in Red Deer? First a balanced market is characterized […]

January 2010, The Beginning Of A Real Estate Odyssey In Red Deer?

When I think of 2010, I think of the movie “2010: The Year We Make Contact”.  Which prompted me to look up “odyssey” as I don’t often use that term, perhaps you do. According to Wikipedia “the word odyssey has come to refer to an epic voyage”.  So will real estate in Red Deer 2010 […]

Is now the time to buy?

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