May 16, 2018 | Mario Toneguzzi
High-end housing market continues sluggish recovery, but slow sales bump up supply
As a former long-time writer with the Calgary Herald
focusing on the real estate beat, I knew how popular coverage of the real estate industry was to readers.
One aspect of the industry people always loved reading about was the city's luxury home market. So, I was curious how the high-end segment of the housing market has been faring lately.
Year-to-date sales – up to the end of April – of $1-million-plus properties totalled 204 transactions, which is down slightly from 211 during the same period a year ago, says Ann-Marie Lurie, chief economist with CREB®.