Strong Housing Sales in Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver

Sep 16, 2013

Strong sales in Calgary and Edmonton led to a Canadian housing market boom in August as MLS transactions across the country were up 11.1% compared with a year ago, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. Sales in Vancouver were up 53% from last year while Calgary transactions rose by 28.8%.

On Monday, the forecast for the rest of this year and 2014 says Alberta MLS sales would grow by 6.2% this year, the best in the country, and by another 2.3% in 2014.