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This could be the perfect time to buy!

During the month of October Calgary did experience an increase in Real Estate sales.

So far this year prices remain well below previous highs

Inventory levels are at 4 months of supply.

 Interest rates for 3 year fixed are as low as 1.69% OAC.

A perfect storm for buyers, plenty of choices, well priced and low interest rates.


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Now is the time! Call for more details.


Lionel Sale “the sale” First Place Realty 403-606-5586

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Good Afternoon

Some good news for a change. I’ve attached the CREB Monthly stats, October sales of detached homes in Calgary was better than expected.

A 23% increase over last year. Year to date sales are 6% below last year’s levels. Taking into consideration what we have been through in 2020 this seems like a remarkable recovery.


Benchmark prices have trended upwards over the past 4 months. On a year to date basis we are still 1% below last year levels and 10% below previous highs, but still showing improvement.

Inventory levels fell below 3 months’ supply, this is a significant improvement from the 4 months supply recorded over the past few years.

This trend indicates it could be a perfect time for a “Move-up” as the market is stronger in the under $500,000 price range than in the $600,000 plus price range.


For buyers wanting to take advantage of the current market to add revenue property to their portfolio, prices of Multi-family properties are lower than...

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Ready to start a new chapter?

Scale back and enjoy more leisure time.

Advantages: Easier to maintain, less yard work, in a condominium just lock-n-go, less time cleaning, lower utility costs.

Finding a new place to call home isn’t easy. Let’s meet over coffee, I can provide answers to many of your questions and put your concerns to rest.

It makes financial sense to downsize your home as you prepare for retirement. Over the years I’ve helped many clients make the change.

 I’ve also compiled a list of tips to make it easier.

Even if you’re only entertaining the idea of a move, I’m happy to share my in-depth knowledge of the market.


Let’s Talk

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IN THIS TIME OF THE PANDEMIC, WE ALL NEED TO DO OUR PART IN REDUCING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. IT IS IMPORTANT YOU UNDERSTAND SOME THINGS ABOUT ME AND PRECAUTIONS I AM TAKING DURING THIS UNPRECEDENTED TIME IN ORDER TO BEST SERVE YOU. ON MARCH 11, 2020, THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARED THE OUTBREAK OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS A GLOBAL PANDEMIC. ON MARCH 17, 2020, THE GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA DECLARED A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY REGARDING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. THE BROKERAGE ENCOURAGES STRICT COMPLIANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDED BY BOTH THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA REGARDING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. 


First Place Realty and the Calgary Real Estate Board has provided detailed precautions regarding the showing of homes and allowing buyers to view homes during this time. These precautions are an effective way to keep everyone safe. 

Please contact me for a copy of : How to Conduct showings. & Prepairing home prior to showings. 

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  • April 17, 2020 
  • It is now official the amnesty period for secondary suites has been extended to December 2021. The city will be updating their website today. Anyone with an "illegal" secondary suite (basement) should take advantage of this extra time to make their suite legal, the city has stated there will be heavy fines for anyone operating an illegal suite after this date. I have some excellent contacts to help with the process of getting suites made legal, as well as contractors who are very familiar and experienced with work required. Feel free to contact me for more details.



 14/04/2020

City of Calgary website still has the following information posted:

What’s changing in 2020?

  • In June 2020, we will reinstate fees for the development permit ($471) and suite registry ($232).
  • All new secondary suites built after March 2018 must comply with the National Building Code - 2019 Alberta Edition. The most notable requirement is a second heating source, such as a furnace,...
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