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It’s hard to imagine, but in 1977 Airdrie had a population of only 2,265 people. In 2017, the city’s population had ballooned to 64,922. Read more

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Earlier this fall, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its annual Mortgage Consumer Survey — something it has done since 1999. Read more

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When it comes to housing affordability Calgary is doing relatively well compared with the rest of the country. Read more

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The Town of Okotoks has come up with a unique solution to solving some of their affordable housing shortage by partnering with Vagabond Tiny Homes to build one of the first ‘tiny home eco villages’ in Canada. Read more

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As the second half of 2018 approached, there were some very promising signs in Calgary’s new home construction industry for the rest of the year. Read more

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According to the most recent census, Cochrane has grown 5.9 per cent since the 2017 census and 11 per cent since 2016. Read more

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No matter what you’re selling, it really pays to understand who your customer is and what they want. That applies from selling sausages to new homes — and everything in between. Read more

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Besides its regular data on new home construction and the resale and rental markets, CMHC also has some very interesting reports that come out on a regular basis that delve into the housing market at a much deeper level than anyone else. Read more

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“The housing market in Calgary has been recovering from the economic slowdown. Consumer confidence and labour market conditions have improved while the population continued to increase. This has helped support demand for new housing." Read more

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One of the most controversial issues facing the Canadian real estate market in recent years has been the perception of growing foreign ownership in certain major urban centres, particularly when it comes to the condominium market. Read more

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If there was a housing market slump in 2017, somebody forgot to tell Cochrane. In fact, local home buyers an builders teamed up and nearly doubled last years homes! Read more

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is seeing — a modest increase in the number of new single-family homes breaking ground this year, and economic and market conditions are improving in and around Calgary. Read more

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Take a look at the number of multi-family projects being developed around the city and in locales in surrounding communities and it’s not difficult to see why construction this year is likely to be reined in a tad. Read more

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Calgary’s new home construction industry is set to slowly rebound in 2018 following two years grappling with a vicious recession in the province. Read more

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Homeownership in the Calgary region remains a popular choice among people. In fact, a recent Housing in Canada report by Statistics Canada found some key information from the 2016 census. Read more

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From housing stats to economic indicators, potential homebuyers or sellers need to stay informed to make informed decisions. Here we’ll take a close look at recent data to give people a snapshot of what’s happening in the housing market. Read more

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Numbers don’t lie — and the numbers for new home starts in Cochrane for the month of August are telling a pretty great story. Read more

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Total housing starts in the Calgary Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) rose significantly to 1,145 actual units in March 2017, a 278 per cent increase from March 2016 when only 411 home constructions started. Read more

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Did you know the CMHC has Cochrane housing start statistics going back more than 25 years? It’s true! In fact, I can tell you that in 1990 there were 106 total new home starts in Cochrane —all but one of them single family. Read more

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there are some solid reasons for optimism moving into the second quarter of 2017 as far as the Airdrie new home market is concerned. Total new home starts, but they have been inching closer to last years numbers every month. A sign of things to come? Read more

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