Home and condo sales in Calgary and area remained relatively unchanged in December 2010, indicating that a full-fledged recovery in the housing market has yet to take hold, according to figures released today by the Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB®).
The number of single family home sales in the month of December 2010 were 734, compared with November 2010, when sales were 891 — a decline of about 18 per cent. The number of condominium sales for the month of December 2010 was 320. This was up from the 310 condominium transactions recorded in November 2010.
Year-over-year, the number of single family homes sold in December 2010 in the city of Calgary were down 8 per cent. In December 2009, single family home sales totaled 799. Condominium sales saw a decrease of 6 per cent from the same time a year ago. In December 2009, condominium sales were 341.
Looking back in 2010, total single family home sales in the city of Calgary were 12,095, a decline of about 16 per...