July 2013

Found 2 blog entries for July 2013.

Edmonton, June 4, 2013: Housing sales activity in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) slowed in May according to the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. Housing sales dropped 10% when compared to May 2012. Sales of single family detached homes (SFD) were down 14.4% Y/Y and duplex/rowhouse sales were down 20.3%. In contrast, during the same period, condo sales were up 4.9% compared to May 2012.

“There is a lot of activity in the real estate market at this time of year but some buyers are having difficulty finding their perfect home,” said President Darrell Cook. “While inventory levels are rising they are still below traditional norms and there is a shortage of attractive SFD inventory available at the lower priced end of the market. That has held

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EDMONTON, MAY 2, 2013: With the a later than expected arrival of spring, average prices for housing in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) decreased month-over-month in April after a surprising uptick in March. The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that the all-residential price (including single family detached, condominiums, duplexes and row-houses) decreased 1.8% over March to $348,535. Compared to April 2012, the all-residential price was up 2.0%.

“The second quarter is the most active time of year for real estate sales,” said President Darrell Cook. “Both buyers and sellers want to complete the transaction before school starts in September and get settled into the new neighbourhood.” About 33% of annual sales happen in April, May, and

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