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EDMONTON REAL ESTATE NEWS ROUNDUP – May 19, 2012

Upward trend for Single Family home prices continues in April #yeg #yegre

April didn’t buck the trend in pricing for single family homes in Edmonton. Since the start of the year, we’ve seen incremental price increases in the price of single family dwellings every single month. It’s not much, from month-to-month. The average price was less than one percent higher in April than March…

 

http://raeinfo.posterous.com/upward-trend-for-single-family-home-prices-co

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Quiet and calm are not the same thing in local real estate market #yeg #yegre

Quiet and calm do not mean the same thing – not in reference to the Edmonton real estate market. Right now, home buyers are looking at a calm market, but there’s a great deal of activity, so it’s far from quiet. Calm in our case, means that there aren’t many stresses, no huge fluctuations to cause concern…

 

http://raeinfo.posterous.com/quiet-and-calm-are-not-the-same-thing-in-loca

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North LRT to NAIT Construction Update

We’re keeping an aggressive schedule so we can stay on track to officially open the new line in April 2014. Although work continued on the North LRT over the winter, most of it happened off of major roadways. This year’s warmer temperatures meant that major roadworks for the project were able to start early in March…

 

http://www.transformingedmonton.ca/index.php/2012/05/11/north-lrt-to-nait-construction-update/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TransformingEdmonton+%28Transforming+Edmonton%29

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Alberta economic snapshot for May 12, 2012

In April, the number of people in the province working rose by 10,700 – the strongest gain since last summer. That brought total employment to a new record high of 2,143 million. With the additional jobs added, the unemployment rate tumbled from 5.3 per cent in March, to 4.9 per cent last month…

 

http://www.troymedia.com/blog/2012/05/12/alberta-economic-snapshot-for-may-12-2012/

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Edmonton housing starts move higher in April – CMHC #yeg #yegre

Edmonton, May 8, 2012 – According to preliminary figures released today by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), housing starts in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) increased in April to 967 units from 758 starts in April 2011. For the year-to-date, housing starts totalled 3,172 units, up from 2,323 during the first four months of 2011…
 

 

http://raeinfo.posterous.com/edmonton-housing-starts-move-higher-in-april


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