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DECEMBER · 2016

Joe Samson 403-681-9651 B 403-271-0600

CIR is Proud to Partner with

www.greatcalgaryrealestate.com jsamson@cirrealty.ca

Toy Angels & the Salvation Army this Christmas!

Your Dedicated CIR REALTY Real Estate Representative

Are Sales Numbers Returning to Normal?

IPS HOME OWNER T OF THE MONTH

jump came from sales of detached homes valued between $300,000 and $400,000.

For the past 17 years Kiss 95.9 has worked with the Salvation Army to build Toy Angels, a charity which collects and

The move marked the first time in two years sales numbers resembled what officials call a “normal” level, but they aren’t getting excited just yet. Rather than signaling the bottom of a

distributes toys to the less-fortunate families in Calgary during the Christmas season. Due to this unprecedented partnership and ongoing efforts, Toy Angels has become the largest toy drive

downswing in the housing market, the increase

in Calgary!

in sales is likely the result of new mortgage

Starting this year, CIR REALTY

rules coming into effect, CREB® chief

has become the official partner of

economist Ann-Marie Lurie said in a release.

Toy Angels and we are committed

​“ The combination of all these factors may have

bigger and better than it ever has been.

encouraged some purchasers to take advantage of

needed boost in October compared to

Starting Nov 14, all four CIR REALTY

the market conditions, particularly in the lower price

Calgary office locations, plus our

the same month a year before, according

ranges,” she said.

Strathmore & Cochrane offices, will be

to numbers recently released by the

“However, with several factors at play, the monthly

Calgary Real Estate Board. There were

wish to donate a new, unwrapped toy.

shift in demand may be temporary and will need to

1,644 units sold citywide—marking a 16%

be monitored over the next several months.”

Factors to Consider...

Calgary's housing market saw a much-

increase over October 2015. The biggest

(referencing metro Calgary stats only)...

dedicated drop off locations should you Last year, Toy Angels collected over 22,000 toys to ensure Calgary and area

- Courtesy of CBC news, Calgary 

Market Stats DEC 1, 2016 - ACCORDING TO CREB

to making this fundraising campaign

children woke up with smiles on their faces. We are so excited to be the official partner of this incredible initiative!

ACTIVE LISTINGS as of Dec 1, 2016 ⁕

Coming off a month of

COUNT

stronger sales activity,

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Should you wish to donate a toy at one

SALES for Nov 2016 ⁕

of our four Calgary offices, you can do

AVERAGE PRICE

AVERAGE DOM

4237 // 1098

$650,941 // $532,374

73 // 52

a donation but are unable to make it

November’s housing market Condominium

3025 // 428

$390,645 // $324,703

85 // 61

into the office, please let me know and

returned to previous trends. Combined

7262 // 1526

Rural with Home

491 // 40

$1,381,771 // $987,303

146 // 103

Rural Land

517 // 20

$1,046,502 // $374,975

296 // 121

Total Rural

1008 // 60

8270 // 1586

November sales slide into old patterns. Year-over-year monthly sales totaled 1,227 units, which is nearly 3%

lower than last year and 17% below long-term averages.

Single Family

Total MLS

⁕ All numbers gathered for the Listings and Sales stats are compiled from metro Calgary and rural southern Alberta areas

so up until Dec 17. If you'd like to make

I would be happy to collect it.  CALL NOW

for A FREE MARKET EVALUATION

At CIR REALTY meeting all of your real estate needs is our goal. We look forward to hearing from you as we are happy to answer any questions you may have.

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