Edmonton Real Estate Market Update November 2017

November 7th, 2017, Sara Kalke

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[ EDMONTON REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE: November 2017 ]

What is the market up to?

What kind of chance do you have to selling your house?

What are the mortgage changes going to do?

**HOW CAN I SELL MY HOUSE in this market?**

* Is now the time to BUY?*

Here's my take on the market and a few of your most common questions.

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CHANCES OF SELLING in October was:

Condos:11% (274 / 2, ...

Flat as a Pancake: Edmonton Market Update September 2017

September 6th, 2017, Sara Kalke


The latest numbers are in from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton, and they are what we were expecting from the predictions earlier this year.Top 3 things you need to know:
  • sales slowed down in August, which is typical for most summer months
  • total inventory is up 10% from last year (greater supply)
  • total sales volume is down 3% from last year (lower demand)
If we go back to our Eco ...

Happening in Edmonton: April 2017

April 7th, 2017, Sara Kalke

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Now that is really and truly spring, Edmontonians are beginning to venture out for pleasure rather than just out of necessity.  While it maybe too wet and muddy to do much outdoor activity so far (at least without a sturdy pair of rubber boots), here are some events happening in Edmonton this month that will get you out of the house and enjoying what the city has to offer.This year, April 9th ...

Happening in Edmonton: March 2017

March 9th, 2017, Sara Kalke

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The month of March is known for its crazy weather, and only one week in we’ve already had a few days of glorious spring weather followed by a blizzard and bone-chilling cold.  I’m sure there are more extremes coming in the next few weeks, but don’t let that keep you from getting out and exploring the city this month.
Edmonton in March
You can look forward to a bit more evening light, as ...

We're Looking Up! Edmonton Real Estate Market Recap February 2017

March 2nd, 2017, Sara Kalke

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[  EDMONTON REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE  ]...... A Plus, A Minus, A Little Less and A Whole Lot More  ....VIDEO with full details is on the SARA KALKE FACEBOOK PAGE - check it out and make sure you like the page for more information!The statistics are out for the month of February 2017 from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton​.  It was a very interesting month.Highlights:- Single Family Hom ...

Edmonton Soccer Guide: Building Your Community with Community Soccer

February 19th, 2017, Sara Kalke

Posted in Edmonton Community

It may still be winter, but it’s already time to start thinking about soccer! If you have kids and have moved to a new neighbourhood, minor soccer is a great way to get to know the people and places in your community.My kids have several years of soccer under their belts by now, and every year that they play I find myself both anticipating and dreading the season. I love to see them run, play ...

MidModYEG and A 2017 Experiment

February 11th, 2017, Sara Kalke

Posted in Edmonton Community

This year, my husband and I decided to go on an adventure: a year of buying nothing.

We can buy experiences, food, books, and necessities, but nothing else. Yes, I see the irony given that I'm a sales person!!!!

Sometimes being a "professional shopper" (as I like to put it) has its downside, which is that I always feel like buying something for myself, either as a reward after a long day ...

Edmonton Real Estate Update: Strong Sales in January 2017

February 2nd, 2017, Sara Kalke

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Here are the latest statistics from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton!

Strong start to the new year, January unit sales increase 19%

Edmonton, February 2, 2017: Reported unit sales for all residential listings in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) were strong in January, increasing 19.4% compared to the same month in 2016. Reported unit sales were also up relative to December 2 ...


Edmonton Real Estate Market News December 2016

January 4th, 2017, Sara Kalke


Here it is, the 2016 statistics summary from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton.  You can see the full report HERE. My top take-aways from December:
  1. We ended the year up only 2% in terms of inventory over 2015, but remember December tends to be a time that sellers take their homes off the market, so I'm not counting a market trend rather a seasonal one,
  2. Condo sale prices are still undeni ...

Mortgage Rate Update: January 2017

January 3rd, 2017, Sara Kalke

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2017 is upon us, and here's some news from Len Lane at Brokers for Life Dominion Lending Centres:Welcome to next trip around the sun, a year of yet more changes in the mortgage industry and some not so good news for first time buyers as many do not qualify any longer and will either have to make more money or get a bigger down payment. But it isn't all bad news while the bond market did move ...