Stories Tagged - Sothebys Realty Canada
Jan. 28, 2017 | Kathleen Renne
A high-end fitness centre and kitchen to cater private events; a concierge service or tranquility room; a car wash and, yes, even a pet wash.
These are among the amenities today's buyers can expect with the purchase of a luxury condo in Calgary, a sector real estate experts say is showing some staying power despite soft economic conditions.
Oct. 14, 2016 | Joel Schlesinger
Calgary could be the new Vancouver. At least that's what has some real estate observers maintaining more than two months after the B.C. government imposed a 15 per cent land transfer tax on real estate purchases by foreign buyers in the province's most populated city.
Aimed at dampening foreign investment—mostly from mainland China, which has been suspected of pushing up demand and prices in markets such as Vancouver where the benchmark price for a home is close to $1 million – the tax appears to be working.
Jan. 16, 2014 | Cody Stuart
In total, there were 722 homes over $1 million (condominiums, attached and single family) sold in 2013 in Calgary. Sales over $1 million set records in 10 of the 12 months in 2013, with attached homes sales in the category increasing by 94 per cent year-over-year.
Sept. 19, 2013 | Cody Stuart
According to a report from Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Calgary's continuing economic prosperity has heightened demand for top-tier real estate, even in the wake of the floods that struck the city this summer.
Sept. 11, 2013 | Cody Stuart
With 64 homes priced at $1 million or more sold in August, Calgary's luxury homes market broke the record for most luxury homes sold in the month. Calgarians growing love for the lap of luxury also helped contribute to the highest average sale price and the second highest number of homes ever sold in the month of August.
July 10, 2013 | Cody Stuart
Through the first 10 days of July, four homes priced at $4 million or higher have sold in the city, setting a new monthly record. Located in Britannia, Elbow Park/Glencoe and Mount Royal, the four homes accounted for $17.5 million in sales. The previous record of two $4 million plus sales was set in June 2008.