DECEMBER · 2016
Joe Samson 403-681-9651 B 403-271-0600
CIR is Proud to Partner with
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 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
stronger sales activity,
Should you wish to donate a toy at one
SALES for Nov 2016 ⁕
of our four Calgary offices, you can do
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
517 // 20
$1,046,502 // $374,975
296 // 121
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.
⁕ 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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