home sales: Edmonton winning economic battle with Calgary EDMONTON JOURNAL - 12/05/12 02:16 PM

EDMONTON - Edmonton’s economy and housing market have been improving and are outperforming Calgary on several fronts, according to an analysis from the Conference Board of Canada.
These yardsticks include faster economic and house price growth this year, along with more housing starts in four of the past five months. The city’s housing markets should remain buoyant, fuelled by healthy population advances, said Robin Wiebe, senior economist with the board’s Centre for Municipal Studies.
Edmonton’s relatively large public administration sector — twice the size of Calgary’s as a share of total output — helps balance the local economy and has … (7 comments)

home sales: Nothing Scary in Halloween Housing Market - 11/26/12 10:41 AM
Edmonton, November 2, 2012: Even with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins running through the streets, homeowners could find refuge in the local housing market. The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that housing prices in October were up compared to a year ago and are the highest in October in the past five years. The all residential average price for the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was up 0.6% at $324,924 when compared to October 2011. The average price of a single family detached home was $372,061 up 2.1% over a year ago. Condos were priced on average at $234,177 which was an uptick … (0 comments)

home sales: Housing sales and prices stable at the end of the first quarter - REALTORS® - 04/15/12 01:31 PM
Edmonton, April 2, 2012: At the end of the first quarter, the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that the average residential price in the Edmonton area is up 2.2% when compared to a year ago. The all-residential average1 price, at $335,187 compared to $328,094 in March of last year. Single family detached (SFD) and condominium average prices were stable year-over-year with SFD prices up 0.2% and condos down 0.7%. 
“Other markets, such as Toronto, are reporting feverish real estate activity involving multiple offers and unconditional offers but our market is calm, orderly and slowly evolving,” said REALTORS® Association of Edmonton President … (2 comments)

home sales: August figures show that local real estate prices remain stable over the years - 09/14/11 12:22 AM
Edmonton, September 2, 2011: The average* price of a single family home has remained remarkably stable for the past four years according to figures released by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. The average selling price in August has varied from a high of $372,000 in 2008 to the low of $367,700 in 2009. Last month SFDs sold on average for $370,438. Prices have varied within a range of just over one percent.
“Consumers are wary in the face of uncertainty in the global economic markets and they receive constant reminders from federal officials about the dangers of carrying too much debt. … (0 comments)

home sales: Spruce Grove Real Estate Stats - March 29, 2011 - 03/29/11 11:08 AM
Active, residential real estate prices in Spruce Grove had an average listing price of $373434.
Currently the most expensive listing in the area is $903000, while the lowest priced property can be purchased for only $181900.
An excellent way to compare real estate prices is by using price per square foot of living space. Spruce Grove has a current average price of $260 per square foot. This is for homes that are averaging 3.3 beds, 2.4 bathrooms and 1470 sqft
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home sales: Spruce Grove Real Estate Stats - March 17, 2011 - 03/17/11 12:32 PM
Active, residential real estate prices in Spruce Grove had an average listing price of $363304.
Currently the most expensive listing in the area is $619000, while the lowest priced property can be purchased for only $181900.
An excellent way to compare real estate prices is by using price per square foot of living space. Spruce Grove has a current average price of $261 per square foot. This is for homes that are averaging 3.2 beds, 2.4 bathrooms and 1413 sqft.
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