halifax condos: Halifax Condos/Theatre Lofts - 02/13/09 02:32 PM
Theatre Lofts/Best Halifax Condo Purchase
I recently visited an exciting new project in the North End of Halifax that is going to help reshape the neighborhood and make it even more attractive for people to live their.  Theatre Lofts are beautifully designed contemporary loft-style condominium townhouses that are fresh and vibrant and will give a whole new look to Gottingen Street and the North End of Halifax.  I was so impressed with this project that I am thinking of purchasing a unit myself.  The development team is Atlantic Developments Inc.  and the architect is Michael Napier an award-winning designer of … (2 comments)

halifax condos: 4th Quarter MLS Stats Are In!!!!! - 01/29/09 12:24 PM
4th Quarter MLS residential stats for Halifax, Dartmouth and surrounding areas, released by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.  Lets have a look at some of the highlights of this report.
Sales Decline but Prices Steady
# of Sales 6205 - down by 10.7% from last years record total of 6945
Despite the decline in sales 2008 remained above the 10 year average.
Dartmouth City had the most sales with 1669, only 4% fewer than 2007
Sales in Halifax City declined by 11%, Bedford-Hammonds Plains declined 15.6% and Sackville declined by 13.1%.  Fall River showed the largest decline in sales by 22%. … (0 comments)

halifax condos: Nova Scotia Real Estate is Just Fine going into 2009!!! - 01/23/09 06:17 PM
A recent release from Nova Scotia Association of Realtors states that the real estate market in our province is still going strong.  2008 was another great year according to Robert Wambolt, President of NSAR.  See the below article
Nova Scotia Real Estate posts near-record results in 2008: NSAR
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia residential MLS re-sale housing market defied national trends in 2008, posting near-record results for the number of units sold and the dollar value of residential transactions. The year also ended with a record residential average MLS price for the province and a record for the number of new … (0 comments)

halifax condos: Halifax Real Estate Market Update - 12/03/08 12:34 PM
Halifax Real Estate Market update, December 3, 2008
How has the real estate market in Halifax performed in the last two months?  With all the doom and gloom in the financial sector of the news lately I figured it would be a good time to look at the HRM real estate market as a whole compared to the previous year.
Halifax Real Estate market update for all areas of HRM  for October, November 2008.  Based on MLS stats for single family homes, condominiums and new construction.

Total Active Listings - 3063
As you can see from these numbers the market is definitely softening … (2 comments)

halifax condos: Green Condominium in Halifax - 11/26/08 12:16 PM
Green Condos in Halifax
I was browsing through The Coast  weekly Halifax newspaper and noticed this project that Greater Homes is constructing on the Northwest Arm Drive.  Looks like a great investment and place to live. 
Located in a desirable area of Halifax, The Waterton is Halifax's first condominium project to use geothermal.  The Waterton condo project uses the breakout geothermal heating system that extracts stored heat energy from the crust of the earth.  Geothermal takes the guess work out of your energy costs by using renewable energy.
It is great to see projects like this in Halifax.  I think in the … (0 comments)

halifax condos: Halifax Real Estate Urban Development Update - 09/15/08 03:32 PM
I came across this great forum today and I wanted to pass along the info that I found.   It is very useful and gives you a look into what is going on in Halifax, Dartmouth and surrounding areas with regards to development. 
PROPOSED:HALIFAX - DOWNTOWN | Roy Building | ~70m | 16 floors | N/A | 01172HALIFAX - DOWNTOWN | Hollis & Morris | ? | 10 floors | N/A | 01162HALIFAX - DOWNTOWN | 1860 Upper Water St. | ? | 9 floors | PH - September 16, 2008 | 01114HALIFAX - DOWNTOWN | Water Street Power Plant | … (0 comments)

halifax condos: Halifax Real Estate Blog/ Halifax Condos Market Update - 08/10/08 08:03 PM
Halifax Real Estate/Halifax Condos MLS® Market Report July 28/2008
Halifax Real Estate Condo Report for Areas 1 - 40 which encompasses all of Halifax Regional Municipality for 2008 including new construction 
Total Active Halifax Condos - 497
The Halifax Condo market has slowed down with regards to number of sales year over year.  There are a lot of new builds coming on board now and in the future.  The market is currently in a little downturn with regards to number of buyers although average price continues to rise, just slightly year over year.  The average days on market are up by 23 days which … (0 comments)

halifax condos: Halifax Real Estate Blog Friday Random/ My Favorite Halifax Restaurants - 08/08/08 04:27 PM
Ahh Friday again.  I love the weekend.  Today's Halifax Real Estate Blog Friday Random post is My Favourite Restaurants to eat in Halifax.  Whether I am looking for fine dining or just wanting a good burger these restaurants rank high in my books and if you try them I think you will find they are quite good.  So without further ado here are my 10 favs in no particular order;
Morris East, Morris St, Halifax.  This restaurant is a hidden gem in the heart of Halifax.  Located on Morris St this is one of my favourites.  I love the daily dip specials … (0 comments)

halifax condos: Halifax Real Estate Blog Market Update - 08/07/08 11:20 AM
 
Halifax Real Estate MLS® Market Report
1st Half(January to July) 2008 Halifax Real Estate stats for single family detached, semi-detached, and townhouse including new construction for areas 1 through 40 which encompasses all of HRM.
Number of Active listings - 2489
Based on these numbers you can see that the Halifax Real Estate market for number of sales is slowing down a little.  There has been a 193 fewer homes sold compared to the same time last year, however the average price has increased by 9.4%.  Average days on Market remained basically the same year over year.
What do the … (0 comments)

 
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