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New numbers from Royal LePage Canada show that average home prices are up year-over-year for the first quarter of this year.

A story published in the Financial Post outlined this trend:

“The combination of very low mortgage rates and flat home prices, against a background of general economic improvement across the nation, is not something we’ve seen before,” [Phil] Soper [Royal LePage CEO] said Thursday. “The current environment is very supportive for housing,” Soper added.

Here's a breakdown of the figures:

• Average price for 2-storey detached house = $407,044, up 2.2%
• Average price for detached bungalow = $364,857, up 2.4%
• Average price for a condominium = $246,071, up 1.2%

Read the full story from the Financial Post here.

 

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While some reports in the media are claiming that Canadians have lower intentions of buying homes this year, that certainly doesn't seem to be the case here in Calgary. In fact, before March had even come to a close, we set a new record for luxury home sales in Calgary.

By March 27th, 63 homes sold more over $1 million in Calgary, the highest level ever for the month of March. The last time this record was set, was during the real estate boom of 2007 when 60 million-dollar homes sold in March.

In case you were wondering, the all-time record for luxury home sales was made in May of last year when 80 homes valued at over $1 million sold in Calgary in a single month.

With resale home values rising and record numbers of luxury homes selling in our

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If you're looking for up-to-date information on Calgary news, events and reviews, check out these Twitter accounts:

Calgary Herald
@calgaryherald
Updated several times per day with the latest Calgary stories and breaking news.

City of Calgary
@cityofcalgary
News directly from the City of Calgary on roads, City initiatives, City events and City department updates (roads, parks, recreation, etc).

Avenue Magazine
@avenuecalgary
The Twitter feed for Avenue Magazine, profiling Calgary businesses and people with event listings and restaurant/venue reviews.

Tourism Calgary
@tourismcalgary
Everything you want to know about tourism in Calgary: events, facts, statistics and updates from Tourism Calgary.

YYC Food Trucks
@yycfoodtrucks
If you love Calgary's food

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The City of Calgary has a system in place to deal with snowfall in our city, it's called the Snow and Ice Control (SNIC) program. The City actually has road crews available around the clock during the winter months, to try and respond to snowfalls in a timely manner.

Calgary public roadways are maintained during the winter in various ways:

Anti-icing before a snowfall
When a snowfall is predicted for our city, an anti-icing solution (calcium chloride) is applied to designated roads. The solution helps to prevent snow from accumulating on roadways, and is also eco-friendly!

Sanding, salting and plowing
Roadways and sidewalks in Calgary are sanded, salted and plowed based on a priority system:
Priority one: major roadways (20,000 or more vehicles a day),

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The nationwide Royal LePage agent rankings were released earlier this week, and Kirby Cox and Associates is proud to have been named number one in Calgary, number one in Western Canada and number four in Canada.

Kirby Cox is one of Calgary's top producing REALTORS® and has been working in the industry for nearly 30 years, selling over 300 Northwest Calgary homes for sale each year. Our team has now held a spot in the national top ten list for Royal LePage for six years!

This is Kirby Cox and Associates' fourth consecutive year as number one for Royal LePage in Calgary, and actually an increase from our seventh place spot in Canada last year.

We want to share our gratitude with our valued clients and fellow agents, especially at this time of year.

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