The median price hit an all-time high for Calgary at $450,000 which obliterates the previous high of $439,000 set back in Jun 2007.
There’s an overwhelming demand for homes priced under $500,000 with only a 36-day supply of homes on the market. Last year in this price range, there was a 51-day supply.
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Does the phenomenon of recency distort our views? How far back should you examine the numbers when considering housing data? From the Globe and Mail: Housing bears need to relax and take the long view.
On the first day of April, 23% of SFH sold for list price or higher.
A 1507 sq ft home in Arbour Lake was listed for $424,900 and sold for $428,500. It was on the market for only 3 days before it had a firm offer. The 2-storey home was originally purchased in 2004 for $242,000.