Steven Lubiarz's Blog Posts

Market Insider May 2018

Soft sales continue in AprilPrices steady, but struggles in Alberta economy weighs on housingChanges to the lending industry and a challenging economic recovery are weighing on sales activity in

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Market Insider April 2018

Calgary Housing Market Inventory on the RisePrices remain stable compared to last yearAs expected, slow sales this quarter have persisted through March in the City of Calgary. This is not a,

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Market Insider March 2018

A Bumpy Road to RecoveryCalgary housing market prices hold, but sales fallResidential home sales declined in February, but a decline in new listings helped keep prices steady this month.Sales

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Market Insider February 2018

As expected, Calgary sales activity similar to last year…The new year opened predictably, with monthly figures close to the Januarys of the past three years.With new mortgage rules and rates

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RADON GAS And YOUR HOME

RADON GAS and YOUR HOMEAlmost all homes have some radon gas in them. One in eight Alberta homes test over Health Canada’s maximum acceptable radon limit.Health effects:Breathing in radon damages

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Market Insider January 2018

Two sides of the story...Sales activity for all product types improved in December and pushed monthly sales to long-term averages for the second month in a row. However, new listings also rose,

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Market Insider December 2017

Home improvementNovember marks a rise in sales...The November housing market was spurred by a rise in sales, particularly in the lower price ranges.Sales totaled 1,411 units in November, an increase

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Market Insider November 2017

Status quo for Calgary's housing marketPrices remain similar to last year, but ease in OctoberOctober's housing market conditions closely echoed previous month's trends with easing sales, rising

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New Mortgage Rules

New information that will impact anyone purchasing with more than 20% down…As of Jan 1, 2018, the Stress Test that is currently in place for insured mortgages will be extended to encompass

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Market Insider October 2017

The Big PictureInventory increases and sales drop in September, but overall sales for the year remain higher than last year.Strong gains in the first-half of 2017 has put the Calgary year-to-date

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Calgary Fall Home Show 2017

From renovation overhauls to brand-new builds, the Calgary Fall Home Show is where big ideas, trusted advice and fresh inspiration unite. The Calgary Fall Home Show will feature more than

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Housing Recovery A Balancing Act

Growth in new listings outpaced sales preventing inventory declines...Sales posted a modest gain in August, but a rise in new listings kept inventory levels elevated.   Inventories totaled

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Mid Year Market Update Shows Stability

CREB® forecasts a process of recovery for the remainder of 2017The first-half of 2017 marked a shift in Alberta’s economy from recession to recovery, with conditions supporting stability rather

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How And When To Paint Your House Exterior

When & How to Paint Your House ExteriorThere’s something about a new season that calls for change. Whether that’s switching up the decor in your house or a new haircut, there’s no denying

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Asbestos In Your Home

ASBESTOS IN YOUR HOMEWhen starting a new renovation there are three words you definitely do not want to hear: “We found asbestos.” While many of us know to be afraid of asbestos exposure, we may

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Market Insider August 2017 Housing Recovery Remains A Work In Progress

HOUSING RECOVERY REMAINS A WORK-IN-PROGRESSMarket sees modest inventory gains, but overall prices inch up…Sales exhibited stable growth through the first half of the year in the Calgary housing

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Come view this Castle! Huge reduction by $200,000 makes this the best bang for the money!Only 1.799 mill from 3 mill! You can spend a million on an attached shack in Marda loop with no?

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May 19 2017 36845 1

New Taradale Bank foreclosure being listed!

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