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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - Condo Development In Canada

In 2011, condos accounted for 14.9 per cent of total households in these markets, and 37.7 per cent of new dwellings. Growth continues according to the report, with demand for new condos over the next twenty years estimated to be 26,000 to 32,000 new units per year, a significant 43 per cent to 53 per cent of total. "Condominiums have emerged as the dominant type of new housing in contemporary urban Canada, a trend that will not be reversed in the foreseeable future," said Phil soper

posted in General at Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:34:24 -0700



Monday, January 13, 2014 - 2013 Sales up 8% Local Housing Market!

Edmonton, January 6, 2014: Sales of residential property through the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system in 2013 in the Edmonton CMA were almost eight percent higher than in 2012. From 2011 to 2012 the number of sales increased 6.2 %. There were 17,055 residential sales reported in 2013 as compared to just 15,812 in 2012. Sales were up in all residential categories with 10,487 SFDs sold in 2013 (up3.4%) along with 5,059 condominiums (up 14.7%) and 1,144 duplex/rowhouses up (18.2%). ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:53:53 -0700



Sunday, December 29, 2013 - Real Estate Investors Will Be More Active In 2014.

The canadian real estate market wil maintain its strength next year, according to a report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute. While the outlook for development of all property types is good, continuing urbanization and reverse migration trends are expected to be an especially important considerations for developers and investors. In particular, live/work/play development offerings along or near mass transit lines will be essential. The report also states condominium developments in major ...

posted in General at Sun, 29 Dec 2013 11:03:43 -0700



Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Leduc Grows

The City of Leduc is growing by leaps and bounds these days. The latest census data from the Edmonton - Area suburb show Leduc grew by 6.9 % from 2012 - 2013, hitting a population of 27,241. Leduc Mayor Greg Krischke said " It would be a safe bet that Leduc will surpass 30,000 citizens in the next 2 years." The latest data found that only 20 % of employed residents commute to Edmonton for work while 70 % work in the City itself and another 10% work in the area outside Edmonton and Leduc. Growth ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:16:18 -0700



Monday, October 21, 2013 - Population growth good for economy

Albertas natural population growth continues to lead the country. Accourding to Statistics Canada Alberta's natural population growith averages 7.7 people per 1000. Wood buffalo - Cold Lake, which includes Fort McMurray, has the hightest rate in the province at 12.3. Calgary is slightyly above average at 8.5. Red Deer region is at 7.3. Edmonton is 6.9. The statistics are from annual demographinc estimates from July 2011 to June 2012. The natural population growth is good for its community. It ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:10:52 -0600



Thursday, September 19, 2013 - Edmonton- area housing market still strong!

Edmonton - region home prices showed a moderate upswing in August compared to a year ago, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Realtors Association of Edmonton. "Our market continues to exhibit strong fundamentals, Rental vacancy rates are low at about 1.2 %, new home starts are up and weekly take-home pay rates are the highest in Canada"  ~ Association President Darrell Cook ~ The average single-family dwelling  sold for $416,494 in August and up 1.5% from July and 5.4% from ...

posted in General at Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:50:08 -0600



Friday, May 17, 2013 - The Investor

The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator. This means.. that he should be able to justify every purchase he makes and each price he pays by impersonal, objective reasoning that satisfies him that he is getting more than his money's worth for his purchase ~ Bemjamin Graham~ 

posted in General at Fri, 17 May 2013 16:50:58 -0600



Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - Residential Activity

Home sales activity in Edmonton recorded a year-over-year increase in the first quarter of 2013, rising to the best first quarter level in five years. Residential sales numbered 4,021 units in the first quarter of 2013, up six per cent from the same period in 2012. Sales decreased for single family units in the first quarter but rose for condo apartments and condo townhouse units. The number of months of inventory was down for all major housing types in the first quarter of 2013. Median days on ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 07 May 2013 09:47:49 -0600



Friday, April 26, 2013 - EXPRESSING GRATITUDE WILL MASSIVELY IMPROVE YOUR INVESTMENT SUCCESS

"Apreciation' is a popular word in real estate investment. Often it is where the big money is made over time, supported by the other profit centers such as positive cash flow and principle paydown on mortgages. But its true power to the investor is multiplied exponentially when you understand that appreciation is a multi-faceted word. For what you appreciate, appreciates. There is no sense in having more properties if you dont appreciate the ones you already own. Oprah says "Be thankful for ... Full Article...

posted in General at Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:07:39 -0600



Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - Industrial and Commercial land sales in Edmonton at peak levels in 2012

Total sales of commercial and industrial land and buildings in Edmonton during 2012 was the highest in five years, according to a report released Friday. "There has been a sharp increase in land sales and the multi-family market is at a five year  high. The fact that there is an increase in the sale of land indicates the optimism in this market." - Mike Eurchuk chair man of the associations commercial division.  

posted in General at Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:54:02 -0600



Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Grants The Undervalued Strategy

How many sophisticated investors are aware that governments set aside hundreds of thousands of dollars in free money for investment properties in the form of grants and rebates? Our first priority as investors is to make the best financial choices and decsions for ourselves, our properties and our joint venture investors. We have found that including grants and rebates as part of our education has allowed us to update, renovate and repair our properties, saving us thousands of dollars and ...

posted in General at Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:19:49 -0600



Monday, March 25, 2013 - Is an Inspection needed even when buying a new Condo?

Many people may think it is unnecessary to hire a building inspector before purchasing in a new condo building, assuming their unit is fine and everything is up to code. While this is isually the case buyers still need to protect themselves against rare occasions where a problem does exist. Common statements "what does an inspector check in a new condo? isnt this a waste of money?" The inspector will check plumbing, heating, electrical, and wirirng. The condo's exterior, drainage in the parking ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:48:59 -0600



Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - Canada's high credit ratings entice global investors

With the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and fiscal challenges in the U.S. casting a pall over the world, investors flocked to canada as a safe haven last year. "Money is coming to Canada for good reason. Typically when international markets buckle a little bit thats when you see more participants come to canada. ~ Grant Berry Managing Director and hed of Government Finance at RBC. A key 2012 trend was the issuance of ultra-long bonds. Governments issued 81% of their bonds in Canadian dollars. ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:28:35 -0600



Thursday, March 14, 2013 - Alberta and saskatchewan to lead country in salary gains

"Along with other sectors in Canada, the oil and gas industry is expanding at the same time the labour pool is shrinking as people retire. The gowing labour shortage, particularly for skilled tradespeople, is an opportunity well worth considering by current and future job seekers. the latest employment forcast from the Petroleum Human Resources Council says the oil and gas industry will need 9,500 new employees in the next two years alone." - Travis Davies spokesperson for the Canadian ...

posted in General at Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:23:33 -0600



Thursday, March 7, 2013 - Edmonton's houseing market ready to "push up"

Edmonton is the second -best market in the country to invest in housing. "Populations growth is strong, job growth is strong and things are supporting this market quite nicely. It dosnt look like is goiong to be another 07 where it just got into pure frenzy, but I think you'll see late this year and early 2014 the market will really start to push up."   - Don Campbell - Prediction based on a formula where demand and prices come about 18 months after increased rents, which in turn follw ...

posted in General at Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:02:13 -0700



Friday, February 15, 2013 - Canada's Economic Outlook 'Relatively Rosy'

While Canada's economy should pick up later this year, there are external and domestic threats that, if unchecked, could make a case for more interest rate cuts, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF predicted in its annual report Thursday that Canada's economy will grow by 1.8 per cent in 2013, hobbled by a weak second-half handover from the previous year. But gross domestic product is expected to speed up "thanks to the strengthening of the U.S. economy from mid2013," with the ... Full Article...

posted in General at Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:21:24 -0700



Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Alberta's Weekly Earnings Top Canada

Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Alberta were $1,085.89, the highest of any province in November, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported Wednesday that earnings fell by 0.9 per cent from the previous month in the province but rose by 3.4 per cent year-over-year. At the national level, earnings were $910.77 in November, up 0.5 per cent from the previous month. On a year-over-year basis, earnings increased 3.2 per cent. Year-over-year growth in average ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:49:08 -0700



Monday, January 28, 2013 - Alberta Population Boom

People are once again moving to Alberta in droves, but the rapid growth has spawned fears the province could face the same infrastructure, labour and housing pains felt during the last economic boom. ?There is cause for concern,? said Bob Barss, president of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties. ?I don?t think the cause is insurmountable. Working with urban and rural Alberta, we can solve this population issue.? Statistics Canada figures from the third quarter of 2012 ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:19:47 -0700



Friday, January 25, 2013 - Inflation

Alberta?s annual rate of inflation was the lowest in Canada in December, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported Friday that the Consumer Price Index was flat with no change in the 12 months to December in the province. Meanwhile, in Canada, overall inflation rose by 0.8 per cent year-over-year.   Click here for the full article

posted in General at Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:15:01 -0700



Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - Interest Rates to Remain Low

The Bank of Canada is signalling interest rates will need to stay at super-low levels for longer than it previously thought, citing a deterioration in the economy that has reduced inflationary pressures and set back expectations for growth. This is a mixed blessing. On the one hand, the trends are exactly what bank governor Mark Carney and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty repeatedly requested, given that an overheated housing market and high consumer debt puts the economy at risk long term. On the ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:58:58 -0700



Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Prospective homebuyers in Alberta confident in the market

A national survey of prospective homebuyers, who intend to buy within the next 24 months, indicates nearly one-in-five in Alberta are single people. The RE/MAX Canadian Homebuying Trends Survey 2013-2014, released on Tuesday, said 42 per cent are couples and 38 per cent are families. The report also indicated 22 per cent of them are first-time buyers, 32 per cent second-time buyers and 47 per cent multi-time buyers. ?Today?s real estate consumer is more experienced and financially prudent than ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:00:02 -0700



Monday, January 21, 2013 - Oil Prices Causing Strain

The steep price discount facing Alberta crude is jeopardizing the Redford government?s projection of collecting $10 billion in bitumen revenue by 2014-15, as fewer oilsands projects are expected to graduate into paying higher royalties in the short term, says Energy Minister Ken Hughes. In last spring?s budget, the Tory government predicted it would collect a gusher from the province?s 108 oilsands projects, with bitumen royalties hitting $5.7 billion this year and climbing by an average of 32 ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:11:28 -0700



Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - Prices to Rise Slightly, or Remain Flat

By the end of 2013, average house prices in Calgary are expected to increase 2.5 per cent, while most of Canada is expecting price appreciation to flatten, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey and Markey Survey Forecast released Tuesday. And while Calgary will see a nine per cent hike in sales activity this year over last year, nationally the resale housing market will experience a decline of five per cent.   Click here for the full article

posted in General at Tue, 08 Jan 2013 09:54:48 -0700



Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - Fiscal Cliff

Congress' excruciating, extraordinary New Year's Day approval of a compromise averting a prolonged tumble off the fiscal cliff hands President Barack Obama most of the tax boosts on the rich that he campaigned on. It also prevents House Republicans from facing blame for blocking tax cuts for most American households, though most GOP lawmakers parted ways with Speaker John Boehner and opposed the measure.Passage also lays the groundwork for future battles between the two sides over federal ...

posted in General at Wed, 02 Jan 2013 08:22:40 -0700



Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - Why Canada Won't Crash Like the US

Canada has a number of important regulations and requirements in place that help ensure a crash, like in the US, will not happen. Even though household debt is arguably, but likely, way too high, many experts believe this will not cause a severe crash. ________________________________________________________________________________ Statistics Canada recently changed the way it calculates key economic data to bring its methods into line with agreed upon international accounting standards. As a ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:33:06 -0700



Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - Edmonton's Growth Strategy

Future growth of Edmonton offers the challenge of supporting growth, but also not taking away from older communities that may need rejuvination. ?We need this (growth) strategy now, to start now,? said Louise Gibson, vice-president of Brookfield Residential. It takes five years to go from starting an area structure plan to the point when construction crews can get on-site, two more years to get the pipes and roads and to start building homes. The Growth Co-ordination Strategy was ordered during ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:53:50 -0700



Monday, November 19, 2012 - Alberta's Sky-High Retail

As the population of Alberta grows, which is about 2.5% per year, spending will continue to increase. Higher average wages in Alberta are the main driver of this. This week, new data indicate Albertans have reached another record high in retail spending. In August, shoppers racked up a whopping $5.76 billion in new clothes, food, cars, appliances and whatever else retailers offer (adjusted for seasonality). The record set in August comes hot on the heels of the previous record, which was set in ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 19 Nov 2012 11:36:48 -0700



Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 3 Phase Investment Strategy

This strategy has been created by Russell Westcott of REIN and is featured in the November issue of What's Behind the Curtain? He lays out 3 phases that can be used as guidelines to replace annual income of $60,000/year.   Year 0-5: The Acquisition Phase: This stage is all about educating yourself and taking action. During this time, he creates a goal of buying 30 properties. Once you have completed this, it moves you into the next phase Year 6-10: The Management Phase Now that you have your 30 ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:38:26 -0700



Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - Yellowhead in Edmonton

Edmonton continues the effort to improve infrastucture in the city. The Yellowhead is a key east-west route, and along with the Whitemud and Henday, is a major road for moving around the city. The cost to improve the Yellowhead? Could be over $1B. City transportation officials were asked by a transportation and infrastructure committee to return in January with a progress report showing more detailed conceptual plans. The complicated project, which entails shutting down intersections and ...

posted in General at Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:58:27 -0600



Monday, October 1, 2012 - Selling a Property and Taxes

Knowing what taxes will be paid when you sell a property is important so there are no last minute surprises. When you sell a property that isn?t your principal residence and make a profit, half of the amount is taxable. This is the so-called capital gains tax and it?s pretty straight forward, but every situation is different. It all depends on how the Canada Revenue Agency views the transaction. Here are some things the court and CRA will look at in deciding whether a profit is a capital gain ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 01 Oct 2012 09:37:42 -0600



Thursday, September 27, 2012 - Albertans Among Highest Earners

Alberta continues to offer more incentive to the labor force. This contributes to a growing population and increased home values. Alberta has the highest average weekly earnings in the country and in July the province experienced the best month-over-over month growth in earnings in Canada. Statistics Canada reported Thursday that average weekly earnings in Alberta reached $1,094.85, up 2.5 per cent from June. It was also up 6.1 per cent from a year ago. Across Canada, average weekly earnings of ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:47:46 -0600



Monday, September 24, 2012 - Canada's Competitive Economy

Canada, in a volatile global market, has seemed to find a good balance that keeps the economy growing steadily. In part, the varierty of resources we have and trade partners are definitely aspects that are critical for long-term stable growth. "Canada has fallen two spots on The World Economic Forum's global competitiveness ranking, a list of the world's best countries for generating wealth. According to the report, "The level of productivity sets the level of prosperity that can be earned by ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:53:56 -0600



Thursday, September 20, 2012 - House Sales Sparking Memories of 2007

 This summer, we had a couple weeks where everything was moving very quickly and the volume of clients dramatically increased. This, generally, was a constant trend not only between Realtors in Edmonton, but also other parts of Alberta. ?It?s been very busy this spring and summer. Very steady activity. We?re not seeing so much a huge increase in price but just the speed of sales. The properties are not lasting as long. They?re usually selling quite quickly. The days on market are a lot lower ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 20 Sep 2012 11:43:11 -0600



Monday, September 17, 2012 - Housing Slowdown is "Not an Economical Threat"

The apparent slowdown in real estate is not an overly horrible thing; despite initial belief. Markets can only stay "hot", while still being healthy, for a certain period of time. ________________________________________ Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, for one, believes the market?s coming slowdown is a good thing. He said in an interview Tuesday that sources in the financial industry, as well as developers, have told him that ?the situation was evolving where expectations by purchasers were ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:59:47 -0600



Monday, August 13, 2012 - Edmonton Housing Starts Surge

Demand in Alberta real estate continues to increase throughout the year; "Jobs and newcomers are boosting home construction in the Edmonton region to levels not seen since the early 2000s, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. Housing starts in the Edmonton census metropolitan area for July surged to 1,435, up from 1,034 in July 2011. ?Housing starts in Edmonton continue to be supported by employment growth and net migration,? said David Lan, CMHC senior market analyst for ...

posted in General at Mon, 13 Aug 2012 08:20:51 -0600



Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - Canadian Economy off to a Good Start

The most recent numbers reported have left the Canadian ecomony off to a better start than originally expected! "A rebound in oil output helped deliver surprisingly strong Canadian economic growth of 0.3% in April after two months of soggy readings, according to Statistics Canada data released on Friday." Click here for the full article

posted in General at Tue, 03 Jul 2012 09:35:57 -0600



Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - Alberta's Hot Job Market

Alberta is continuing to attract workers of all skill levels. Watch for Alberta to increase expansion and create jobs for an extended period of time. Infrastructure and oil are two huge components that are contributing greatly to the Alberta economy. "A hot job market has become a magnet for workers from other provinces this year ? namely Ontario, British Columbia and Newfoundland ? while immigration to Alberta is at record levels. It?s easy to see why. The province?s jobless rate ties with ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:08:53 -0600



Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - Growing Demand for Office Space

Edmonton's business core is growing, as more and more companies are looking to locate downtown Edmonton. "Strong demand is shrinking vacancy in Edmonton?s office market in the second quarter with nearly 400,000 square feet of absorption, says a national report released Monday by Cushman & Wakefield. A strong oil sector, along with the industries that service it, are driving demand, the real estate company said. Vacancy in the downtown core dropped to 7.5 per cent in the second quarter, down ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 19 Jun 2012 09:20:37 -0600



Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - Alberta is Booming

The report said Alberta will see real GDP growth of 4.0 per cent this year followed by 3.9 per cent next year while employment growth will be 2.8 per cent this year and 2.6 per cent in 2013. The province will top all provinces in both categories in each of the two years with the exception of GDP growth in 2013 which will tie it for the best in the country with Saskatchewan. Nationally, RBC is forecasting economic growth of 2.6 per cent for the country in each of the next two years with ...

posted in General at Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:08:52 -0600



Thursday, June 7, 2012 - Edmonton Arena Already Having Impact

As mentioned in previous blogs, economic catalysts, such as the Edmonton Downtown Arena, exist and will spur new developments. This is one example of what we can expect for the future in Edmonton. "Westrich Pacific Corporation will begin sales June 2 on a 32-storey luxury condominium development just south of the location of the future downtown arena. The developer plans to begin construction on 103rd Street south of 103rd Avenue in October and finish the building in 2015 ? on the opening day ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:23:36 -0600



Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - Canada Should Be Firing On All Cylinders

Canada continues to prove itself as a great place to live, work and invest. Not only has the economy improved greatly from just a couple years ago, it appears as if it will only continue to get better! The Canadian economy is on track to regain its full productive capacity sometime early next year, according to the Bank of Canada. And that?s in spite of a monster job creation month in March, when 82,300 jobs were added. Indeed, the economy has now recovered all of the 430,000 jobs lost in the ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 06 Jun 2012 09:14:35 -0600



Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - Renovation Tips for Spring

Now that the snow is (hopefully) gone for a few months, it may be an ideal time to start renovating your property. Here are a few tips that may assist you in deciding what you should focus your attention on! 1. PaintingIf you're only going to do one thing, paint. Interior/exterior painting is one of the very few improvements on which you are likely to realize a profit?as long as you choose tasteful, current, neutral colours and the work is very professional. Payback: As much as 300%2. Kitchen ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 23 May 2012 12:04:36 -0600



Monday, May 14, 2012 - Alberta is #1

Alberta's employment leads Canada. As major projects continue to start, watch for this trent to continue in 2012. "The bloom on the employment boom in Wildrose country has not come off as Alberta led the country in year-over-year job growth in April. Statistics Canada reported Friday that employment in Alberta was up 3.9 per cent over the previous 12 months, the fastest growth of all provinces. There were 10,700 new jobs created in Alberta, up 0.5 per cent on a monthly basis and on a ...

posted in General at Mon, 14 May 2012 10:01:57 -0600



Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - Swedish Firm Aims to Buy Canadian Real Estate

Having foreign investment capital coming into the Canadian market offers many benefits. It also shows the confidence that investors have in the Canadian real estate market. "Akelius Real Estate Management Ltd., Sweden?s largest private own multi-residential company, has set its sights on the Canadian apartment market.Over the past few months the company has purchased five properties (209 apartments) in Toronto and intends to buy another 800 units this year. Canada?s largest city is its primary ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 08 May 2012 10:33:57 -0600



Thursday, April 26, 2012 - Rising Canadian Pay

Canadians are starting to see higher pay on a weekly scale. When I see wages increasing, particularily in the construction industry, this shows me that these companies are taking on more jobs to provide new infrastructure and expanding. This is a great sign when dealing with real estate! "The average weekly pay for Canadians in conventional jobs was $886.45 in February, up 1.8 per cent from a year earlier, Statistics Canada reported Thursday. The figure, reflecting gross earnings before ...

posted in General at Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:59:59 -0600



Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - How to Make it as a Landlord

Finding good tenants can be a challenge, but there are services availble to help the process. Knowing that tenants will be beneficial long term is a great confidence booster when investing in real estate.   "In the 12 years Rod Faulkner's been renting out properties in Calgary, he's dealt with unpaid gas and water bills, one physical threat and three trips through the civil-court system to sue for damages."In the 12 years, people have scammed me in just about every way imaginable," says ...

posted in General at Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:00:57 -0600



Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - Independant Canadian Economy

The Canadian economy appears to be on a long-term trend toward less dependence on the United States, according to a new study by TD Economics.  TD Economics says a rebound in U.S. economic growth should boost Canadian exports south of the border over the next few years. But over the long term, the bank said Canada?s economic prosperity will increasingly be driven by trade with other non-U.S. economies. That will reinforce the trend in recent years, where Canadian economic power is shifting more ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:19:42 -0600



Monday, April 9, 2012 - Alberta's Economic Boom to Continue

Alberta is looking to keep moving in a positive direction in the next couple years. Alberta?s economy launched into a remarkable expansion phase last year, with real GDP reaching an estimated 4.2 per cent, ?flashing unmistakable signs? that the provincial economy is booming once again, says RBC Economics. In its latest Provincial Outlook report released today, RBC says the province?s economic momentum is expected to continue and it forecasts real GDP growth of 3.9 per cent in both 2012 and ...

posted in General at Mon, 09 Apr 2012 11:23:07 -0600



Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - Edmonton Housing Prices Increase

The association?s first quarterly report for the year, released Tuesday, backs him up. The average price of a residential home sold through the Multiple Listing Services, which covers a substantial majority of Edmonton real estate activity, grew 2.2 per cent from March 2011, reaching $335,187 last month. The stability of the local market compared with hot spots like Vancouver or Toronto, said Singleton, arises from a combination of a steady local economy and the low mortgage rates offered by ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 04 Apr 2012 10:06:27 -0600



Thursday, March 29, 2012 - Edmonton Commericial Real Estate

Edmonton is continually being proven as a growing market. When large companies are putting money in the city to prepare for growth, you should also be confident in Edmonton and prepare your real estate portfolio appropriately. Now Edmonton?s downtown office market is undergoing the Enbridge Effect ? what commercial real estate firms are calling the impact of the energy company scooping up vast tracts of office space as it prepares to bolster its local workforce. ?We do plan to hire 2,000 people ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:38:36 -0600



Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - Key Canadian Economic Indicator Rises

Although housing declined for the first time in 5 months, steady and consistent growth is critical. Despite the little speed bump, Canadian real estate is still a stable investment that you can make as a home buyer and feel confident over the longrun. "The outlook for Canada's economic performance strengthened for the eight straight month in February, due mainly to a rebound in the stock market, according to Statistics Canada's composite leading index." Click here for the full article

posted in General at Wed, 21 Mar 2012 08:28:49 -0600



Thursday, March 15, 2012 - Edmonton is a Top Economy

Edmonton is continuing to grow and improve. Being put on a world-scale of economics is a great achievement for the city. With the tangible assets Edmonton has, everything should only continue to keep getting better! "In North America, oil-extraction and (oil)-services capitals such as Houston, Calgary, Edmonton, Tulsa and Dallas moved up the ranks dramatically due to high prices in that sector, while a resurgence in manufacturing redounded to the benefit of Seattle, Milwaukee and Hamilton," the ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 15 Mar 2012 11:50:25 -0600



Monday, March 12, 2012 - Alberta Real Estate Market to Remain Strong

More reassurance of a strong real estate market in Alberta continues to surface. If outside negative factors can have little affect on the positives we have here, then real estate in Alberta will remain a good investment. "Alberta home sales are poised to show the biggest year-over-year gains in Canada over the next two years, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. In a report Monday, CREA said MLS sales in the province would grow by 6.8 per cent this year to 57,400 and by another ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 12 Mar 2012 10:20:23 -0600



Thursday, March 1, 2012 - Housing Market A Balloon

This article gives reassurance of the Canadian housing market for the time being. We have certain catalysts in the market right now that will keep improving home prices, but do be warned, these are not all going to last forever. Alberta sales remain strong due to immigration and the fastest private sector job creation in three decades. "Moderate activity, stable prices anticipated through 2013 - Low interest rates should hold affordability in check allowing household income to catch up with ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:35:54 -0700



Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - Cornerstones Money is Used Up: What Next?

The city has announced that they are no longer accepting grant applications. We all knew that the gravy train wasn?t going to last forever, so it?s time to look at what this means now for investors looking for suited houses.   Suited houses are a popular choice because they provide such high cash flow. They exist throughout the city in many different neighborhoods with many different tenant profiles providing a lot of diversity for different investing styles and approaches. Recently, buying ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 28 Feb 2012 13:12:03 -0700



Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - Welcome to Edmonton

"Recent news from the city's chief economist, John Rose, that Edmonton-area employers added more than 44,000 net new jobs over the past year only reinforces the notion that something rare is happening in Canada's sixth-largest city. Not only did Edmonton lead all Canadian cities in job growth over the past year - generating more than Metro Toronto, Calgary and Regina combined - but the new jobs were largely full-time jobs that pay well, says Rose. "It's incredible," he told an economic outlook ... Full Article...

posted in General at Tue, 21 Feb 2012 11:11:39 -0700



Monday, February 13, 2012 - Stable Real Estate Markets

This article just put out today by the Edmonton Journal, shows confidence in the real estate market and economy. Steady growth, both in real estate and the overall economy, will continue from 2011 into 2012 and 2013, "With the Canadian economy set to expand at a moderate pace and mortgage rates expected to remain low, activity levels in 2012 in both new home construction and sales of existing homes will stay close to levels seen in 2011," Click here for the full article

posted in General at Mon, 13 Feb 2012 08:43:22 -0700



Friday, February 10, 2012 - What Does $1 Million Get You?

These pictures show what you can get for $1,000,000 in Canada. I find it interesting to see the differences between markets, whether it be in New Brunswick, Ontario or Alberta, for example. Edmonton and surrounding area has a few of these "million dollar and up neighborhoods". Click here for the full article

posted in General at Fri, 10 Feb 2012 08:24:34 -0700



Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - Just How BIG Are the Oilsands?

As I have blogged about before, the oilsands provide Edmonton with a great economic catalyst. Many people know about the size of them, but it can be tough to imagine the actual output that we are capable of. "[Canada] has 174 billion barrels of reserves ? 170 billion of which is from the oilsands ? and these reserves could soar to a staggering 300 billion barrels." Click here for the full article

posted in General at Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:52:01 -0700



Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - Downtown Arena

The downtown arena offers Edmonton a chance to revitalize the downtown core. The completed project should offer more than just an arena, and be a critical piece of Edmonton's development and expansion over the years. "If this project goes ahead, it?s looking more like the city will get something better, something our downtown really needs, an arena that won?t just be a state-of-the-art home for concerts and hockey games, but will help the downtown become much more of a people place." Click here ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:53:59 -0700



Monday, January 23, 2012 - Why Invest in Real Estate

Real estate offers a relatively safe investment, compared to other options out there. Although you may not get tremendous gains, you also have a low chance of a substantial loss (if purchased during the correct period). Typically, real estate investments are viewed as a long term hold. This can create difficulty to have an exit strategy, but knowing how (and when) to sell is critical in maximizing your return on investment.   Here is an article that provides a brief summary of real estate ...

posted in General at Mon, 23 Jan 2012 08:31:57 -0700



Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - Real Property Report

What is a Real Property Report (RPR)?  And what purpose does it serve in a residential real estate transaction? An RPR provides a graphic representation of all the improvements and features of the property.  Years ago, it was called a Building Location Certificate and all it showed was the foundation lines of the buildings on the property and the lot lines.  Now, it is called a Real Property Report and provides a much more comprehensive report on the real estate or real property. An RPR ...

posted in General at Wed, 30 Nov 2011 08:50:41 -0700



Monday, November 28, 2011 - House or Condo?

For some, deciding on a house or a condo is a tough decision. It is not uncommon to view both during the initial stages of the buying process. What is most important to you? Give consideration to the following: Location ? Where do you want to be? Are there options for both condos and single-family houses in this area? Privacy ? Is it important to you to have complete privacy or do you find close neighbors to be a comfort? Responsibility ? Do you need total control over decisions affecting your ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:03:16 -0700



Thursday, November 24, 2011 - LRT Expansion

Expansion projects/developments are becoming apart of Edmonton. There are multiple projects that are underway/starting. By keeping up-to-date with these, you can position your real estate investments accordingly. "City councillors pushed ahead with LRT expansion plans Tuesday by asking staff to find $800 million for the project in hopes of starting construction within three years. The proposal would see LRT trains running to Mill Woods from downtown by 2018, including a maintenance yard at ...

posted in General at Thu, 24 Nov 2011 14:22:05 -0700



Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - Winter Transactions

A common misconception is that there is no or minimal real estate activity in the winter months. Although the summer is definitely when the market picks up, there are benefits to buying/selling in the winter! If you are considering selling or buying a new home, now might just be the perfect time to do so. Not only are interest rates low, but the housing market might just be at its warmest when it is cold. So, what are you waiting for? Pick up the phone and call the James Knull Real Estate Team; ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 23 Nov 2011 08:32:56 -0700



Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - Low Offers and Making it Work

Although offering a "low-ball" offer can be considered offensive by some sellers, doing so can also potentially save you thousands off list price. Before engaging in this activity, be sure to have James research the area and be able to back the offer up with currently active listings and sold listings. Including a letter as to why the offer is reasonable never hurts either!   "Lowball offers have a better shot of being accepted when the property has been on the market for a long time with no ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:17:47 -0600



Monday, October 24, 2011 - Retirement Goal

Preparing for retirement is an important task in everyone's life. Whether you have started late, or early, real estate is a great way to hold, and in increase, your wealth for future usage. This article is useful for everyone and provides insight into a realistic number that you need to live comfortably. But do not forget, this number varies from person to person.   Click here for the full article

posted in General at Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:26:10 -0600



Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - Europe and Canadians

Lately, it seems the only thing we can be certain of regarding Europe is...the uncertainty! European markets will not see substantial growth for years. Instead of investing in a poor Europe, consider looking at Canadian Real Estate for a long term holding.     The risks to Canadians are at least three-fold: 1) The whole European debt fiasco has the potential to exert a great deal of downward pressure on growth in the Eurozone, one of Canada?s largest trading partners. With weakening growth in ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 19 Oct 2011 13:16:52 -0600



Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - Powerhouse of Growth

This article has high projections for the Alberta economy! With May's forest fires extinguished, Alberta is set to grow at a rate of 3.7 per cent in 2011, and 3.9 per cent in 2012, Canada's second strongest provincial economy. Oil sands and energy-related sectors continue to bolster Alberta's growth with producers slated to spend more than 24 billion dollars in 2011, an 18 per cent increase over 2010. Good news: More than 77,000 jobs were added to the Alberta economy in the first eight months ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:28:20 -0600



Friday, October 7, 2011 - Home Inspection Condition

One of the most important parts of the transaction process is the home inspection. Whether you are buying or selling, this article will be useful. After reading it, you will have a better understanding of what exactly is taking place! Click here for the full article

posted in General at Fri, 07 Oct 2011 11:11:22 -0600



Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - Canadian Home Prices

Here is an article that discusses statistics from Q3. Watch for these trends to continue; Canadian house prices rose in the third quarter as very low interest rates supported consumer confidence even as signs of softening in some regions point to a broader slowdown in the months ahead.  The country's leading real estate broker said on Wednesday the average price of a home in Canada increased between 5.7 percent and 7.8 percent from July through September compared with the same period the ...

posted in General at Wed, 05 Oct 2011 08:51:38 -0600



Friday, September 30, 2011 - Selling Your Home in Winter

Selling your home in the winter offers unique challenges that are not present during the summer months. Be sure to follow these tips to ensure you are maximizing the showing experience; 1) Clear a Path ?Continually shovel a path through the snow, especially if it's still falling. ?Footprints on freshly fallen snow will turn to ice if the temperature is low enough, so scrape the walk. ?Sprinkle a layer of sand over the sidewalk and steps to ensure your buyers' stable footing. ?Remember to open a ... Full Article...

posted in General at Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:45:41 -0600



Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline is a major project that would transport crude oil from Alberta to Texas. As an investor, you can be sure development would attract a large number of people looking for jobs. A boost in population and economic activity will certainly provide solid gains for your portfolio! Click here for the full article

posted in General at Wed, 28 Sep 2011 09:54:49 -0600



Monday, September 26, 2011 - Alberta Job Market

Keep an eye open for even more job growth in Alberta. Oil sands, construction projects and other expansion projects attract large numbers of workers. This highly benefits any investment properties you currently have. "The province added a whopping 22,000 jobs in June from the previous month ? the largest gain since May 2006 and the second month of growth in a row, according to Statistics Canada figures released..." Click here for the full article

posted in General at Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:36:15 -0600



Friday, September 23, 2011 - Winter Yard Preparation

Prepraring your yard for winter does not need to be expensive or time consuming. Putting in the effort will make your lawn look great when the spring arrives. Be sure to read the article to find out what you can do to ensure healthly looking lawn! Click here for the article

posted in General at Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:52:51 -0600



Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - Market Stability

Be sure to read this article about market stability in Edmonton. Although we hear about drastic market flucuations in the news, how much are we affected in our local community? This article explains and provides some good numbers; ?Consumers are wary in the face of uncertainty in the global economic markets and they receive constant reminders from federal officials about the dangers of carrying too much debt. Other real estate markets have seen recent boom and bust cycles that are not evident ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:01:26 -0600



Monday, September 19, 2011 - Benefits of a Realtor

Many people are unsure of the benefits of working with a Realtor. This article lays out 10 important advantages, everything from negotiations to market exposure. With the James Knull Team, you can expect top performance during any stage of the transaction process! __________________________________________________________________________________ In tough times, most people are looking to cut costs any way they can. And in a home purchase, who wouldn't want to save that extra 3 percent -- an ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:29:18 -0600



Thursday, September 1, 2011 - Selling Your Home

Let the James Knull Team put their expertise to work for you! This article outlines the basic steps we take to sell your home quickly and efficiently. If you have any questions regarding the selling process, be sure to contact us so we can happily assist you.   In today's market, many homeowners have considered "going it alone" and selling their homes without the help of a REALTOR® to "save the commission." However, once they realize how complex and intimidating a real estate transaction can ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 01 Sep 2011 11:29:19 -0600



Monday, August 29, 2011 - Investor Confidence

With the feelings of market uncertainty, it can be difficult to feel confident as an investor. Lately, especially in the United States, we are hearing talks of being on the brink of another market crash. This article reassures you of the Canadian real estate market; Investing in both the residence or commercial property in Canada has a real estate investor the opportunity to diversify their portfolio, and then stabilize yields. In the recent past, the Canadian real estate market has produced ... Full Article...

posted in General at Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:53:39 -0600



Thursday, August 25, 2011 - Alberta earnings top Canadian provinces

This article shows the growth that is occuring in Alberta. As these numbers continue to rise, watch for more and more people to move to the Edmonton area in pursuit of these jobs. As the population rises, watch for the housing demand to rise as well, and also the price. Below is a section from the article. To see the full article, click here   ?Since June 2010, a number of industries within the sector have had notable earnings growth. They included architectural, engineering and related ...

posted in General at Thu, 25 Aug 2011 10:43:50 -0600



Monday, August 22, 2011 - Offer Rejected? Here's What You Should Do

Do not be discouraged if your first, second, or even third, offer is rejected. Everything from the possession date, to the price, to the appliances is negotiable. Let James know what your bottom line is, and allow him to put together a deal that fits your budget and includes all desired goods! Click here to view the full article -Steven Duckering

posted in General at Mon, 22 Aug 2011 08:23:18 -0600



Saturday, August 20, 2011 - Important Considerations When Buying

Purchasing a home is often the largest purchase of a person?s life. How can you tell if it is the correct move? Although a property may seem to be the perfect match, there are many factors that are not presented on the listing sheet. Be sure to imagine the property year round, just because it seems great in the summer, doesn?t mean it will be the same in the winter (or vice versa). Consider the features of the home and if they are actually affordable, desirable and useful in the long-run. ...

posted in General at Sat, 20 Aug 2011 12:36:14 -0600



Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - Market Fluctuations

This article provides an easy way to understand market cycles. Timing is everything in investing, and by reading this, you can feel confident with your real estate transactions;    In the 1990's Albertans thought it was too late to get into the real market (the downturn had just occurred). In the 2000's, Albertans thought it was too late to get into the real estate market (the downturn had just occurred). At each point there seemed to be as many reasons NOT to invest, as there were reasons TO ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 17 Aug 2011 10:13:11 -0600



Friday, August 12, 2011 - Prepping For Your First Showing

Congratulations on listing your property! Now, it?s just a matter of time before your residence is being showed to many people who are interested in buying it. Although this fact may be overwhelming and a bit scary, there are many ways to ensure they are just as interested in person as they are on the listing sheet. Inside the house; keep it clean! This is probably the most important aspect of the showing. It is impossible to have an appealing property that people will want to spend years of ... Full Article...

posted in General at Fri, 12 Aug 2011 08:35:37 -0600



Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - Edmonton Market Growth Potential

With the Edmonton market ready to take off, here are a few things to keep an eye out for in the upcoming years; Single and multi family housing is expected to increase in 2012. Keep an eye out for key infrastructure improvements to add value to areas of the city above and beyond regular market growth. Be sure to regularly check the Blog on www.jamesknull.com for information on the hottest neighbourhoods. The LRT, Edmonton International Airport and Anthony Henday Drive are direct results of an ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 10 Aug 2011 12:21:37 -0600



Monday, June 27, 2011 - #22, 10160 119st (Video Tour)

Click here to watch the video tour for #22, 10160 119st

posted in Listings at Mon, 27 Jun 2011 08:52:39 -0600



Monday, June 27, 2011 - 16 Garden Crescent (Video Tour)

Click here to view a tour of 16 Garden Crescent

posted in Listings at Mon, 27 Jun 2011 08:43:24 -0600



Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 447 Aster Close (Video Tour)

Click here to view Be sure to check out our latest virtual tour for 447 Aster Close. Any questions or comments, please feel free to contact James!

posted in Listings at Wed, 08 Jun 2011 13:25:18 -0600



Friday, May 13, 2011 - Newsletter

Click here to check out Newsletter

posted in General at Fri, 13 May 2011 21:35:38 -0600



Thursday, May 12, 2011 - Renovations

Dramatic renovationBehind the scenes at theatre man Morris Panych's Riverdale renoBy Jack Kohane, National Post October 14, 2010 Comments (5)  Though his lifelong occupation has been creating brilliant works for the stage, screen and television, writer and director Morris Panych says that what's preoccupying his mind lately is renovating his semi-detached, 1920s home in Riverdale. "Renos are a state of constant transition, especially in an old house," says the fiftysomething former actor, who ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 12 May 2011 11:19:06 -0600



Thursday, October 21, 2010 - Interested in Suited properties in Edmonton?

If you are interested in investing in Edmonton, have we got the list for you! Every month the team here at James Knull Real Estate puts together a list of the most dynamic suited properties in the city! Appropriately named the 'Top Ten List', we compile ten of the most prime cash flowing investments in Oil Country. With neighbourhood, shape of the house and numbers all included in these finds, it is a hand picked gold mine. How do I get on this list, you ask? Contact us here at ...

posted in General at Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:58:31 -0600



Thursday, September 30, 2010 - October Family Events

October is a great fall month to get out with the kids in the brisk weather. Here are some events happening here in Edmonton for you and the family to check out: Scarecrow Festival - Northlands Center Hall B - Oct 15-17th - Celebrate Halloween with your family and children at the 18th annual Scarecrow Festival. Funds raised from the Festival support the children and families of ABC Head StartSpooky games, creepy crafts, haunted house - something for everyone who loves Halloween. Don't forget to ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 30 Sep 2010 16:56:44 -0600



Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - Survey Finds Albertans feeling good about Economy

In the article "Survey finds Albertans feeling good about Economy", by Mario Toneguzzi, is seems that Albertans have relaxed when it comes to jobs. Acoording to a new poll by RBC the majority of Albertans (71 per cent) say the "National economy is good." Albertans are overall quite optimistic about the economy, and "thats a positive driver of consumer confidence". Much of the optimism comes from just the visibility of projects, "Even if you drive around Edmonton and Calagry, you see there is an ... Full Article...

posted in News at Wed, 22 Sep 2010 16:50:16 -0600



Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - Signing Real Estate Deals Requires Careful Attention

Need another reason to choose a Great Realtor? How about the intricacies of the one of the most important contracts you?ll sign in your life? In the article ?Signing real estate deals requires careful attention? by Mark Weisleder, he goes on to point out the ?fine print? for you. Real estate contracts have many technical issues and requirements that need to be explained and understood before one should sign. For example, the article defines the importance of a witness to sign next to the ...

posted in News at Wed, 15 Sep 2010 16:01:10 -0600



Thursday, September 2, 2010 - Winter Proof your Home

As Edmonton residents, we're accustomed to long Canadian winters and the changes in lifestyle they bring. Whether it's purchasing winter tires, warm clothing, or tickets to Florida, each of us personally prepares for the season. And while having your scarf and toque will certainly help you survive the cold, Albertans, and homeowners in particular, have more to worry about. Come autumn's end, winter-proofing your residence should be a top priority. Adequate preparation from the cold will reduce ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 02 Sep 2010 15:41:38 -0600



Thursday, August 26, 2010 - Cash-flowing Proformas - New to JamesKnull.com

JamesKnull.com is expanding, and it's new feature is the Cash-Flowing Proformas Tab in Investing! When you click this feature, it will bring you to all new Edmonton properties that have a proforma created for them. It includes a cover sheet and the listing, as well. This feature is a quick way to view the most wanted properties on the market with the numbers already calculated, the work is already done! If you would like to be on this mailout list, where these properties are sent directly to ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 26 Aug 2010 16:53:55 -0600



Monday, August 23, 2010 - Changing a Corner, and possibly helping Edmonton turn a Corner

Development of one of Edmonton's busiest street corners is a $150 million dollar makeover, and with that comes much hope for change. Procura Real Estate's imaginative 708 -unit Mayfair Village apartment complex at the South east corner of 109 st and Jasper Ave has been a long time coming. Right at the cusp of the Corona LRT station, the location is prime for the hustle and bustle of Edmonton's young up and comers, and the prices are right too. Unlike typical downtown condo projects that target ... Full Article...

posted in News at Mon, 23 Aug 2010 18:21:34 -0600



Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - Edmonton's Fringe Festival is around the corner!

Edmonton's summer is filled with activities, and the next one coming up is the FRINGE FESTIVAL. The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival takes centre stage each August (12-22) in the Old Strathcona neighborhood. This international event attracts artists and patrons from around the globe to participate in the first and largest theatre event of its kind in North America. There are street performers, plays, facepainting and more. Fun for all ages, from paid events to free attractions. To ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 04 Aug 2010 16:27:25 -0600



Wednesday, July 28, 2010 - Easy and Inexpensive Home Renos

You don't have to spend a fortune renovating your house to get a quick sale at the best price. Some of the most effective fix-ups may also be among the least expensive. Tour your property as if you were a prospective buyer. Drive or walk up to your house. Ask a friend to help you spot problems you've stopped noticing. Write everything down. For the exterior: ? Whack back overgrown bushes and trees so your house is visible from the street. Plant colorful flowers. Keep the lawn green and trimmed. ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 28 Jul 2010 16:07:27 -0600



Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - Housing market expected to moderate this year and next

According to the CMCH, Canada?s housing market is expected to return to a more balanced state, in 2010 and 2011. The markets have recovered from the low levels posted in early 2009, and will start to moderate as activity becomes more parallel with long term demographic fundamentals. The market was shaken in late 2009 and early 2010 by pent ?up demand and record low borrowing. To read more go ...

posted in News at Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:55:32 -0600



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