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Mortgage Update: Mortgage growth ticks up

In March, residential mortgage debt in Canada increased by 0.3% compared to the previous month (when adjusted for seasonal variations). On a year-over-year basis, mortgage debt rose by 3.4%. This annual growth rate is the slowest Canada has seen since the year 2000.

Mortgage Dynamics Update: Bar chart illustrating residential mortgage growth from 2018 to 2024, featuring seasonally adjusted month-over-month percentages. Growth peaked in 2021 and declined significantly in 2022 and 2023.Line graph showing residential mortgage growth from 2010 to 2024. The growth rate peaks around 2021-2022, then declines sharply towards 2024. Data source: Statistics Canada. This Mortgage Dynamics Update provides a detailed overview of these trends.

For non-mortgage consumer lending, there was a 0.4% rise in March. This increase was primarily driven by a significant 1.1% growth in credit...

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Maximizing Your Investment: Strategies for Multi-Unit Real Estate in Calgary

Investing in multi-unit real estate properties can be an excellent strategy for building wealth and achieving financial stability, but it requires careful consideration and well-informed decision-making. 

Calgary, for a wide variety of reasons, offers a prime location for such investments. With the right strategies, it is possible to find lucrative multi-unit properties for reliable income. However,...

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Mortgage Update: OSFI’s Perspective on Key Mortgage Risks and Alternative Insights

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has recently published its Annual Risk Outlook for 2024, which included some noteworthy insights.

OSFI projects that by the end of 2026, 76% of the existing mortgage loans as of February 2024 will come up for renewal. This high volume of renewals poses a significant risk to Canadian homeowners, especially those who secured mortgages at...

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  • 503 5660 23 Avenue NE in Calgary: Pineridge Row/Townhouse for sale : MLS®# A2141974

    503 5660 23 Avenue NE Pineridge Calgary T1Y 4R3
    Main Photo: 503 5660 23 Avenue NE in Calgary: Pineridge Row/Townhouse for sale : MLS®# A2141974
    $399,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2141974
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,274 sq. ft.
    This is what you have been looking for! Extensively RENOVATED with quality materials and attention to details. This stylish 2-story townhome has 3 bedrooms, a FLEX room, 2 and a half bathrooms, a FINISHED BASEMENT and a large, detached DOUBLE GARAGE. Renovations include NEW laminate FLOORING, CARPET, PAINT, BASEBOARDS, door CASINGS, FRONT DOOR with window, LED LIGHTING and more! The main floor features a large OPEN dining/living room with a VAULTED ceiling, a tile and stone, GAS FIREPLACE, a RENOVATED KITCHEN with espresso cabinetry, GRANITE counter tops, STAINLESS STEEL appliances including a brand NEW, never used electric stove. Also on the main level is the Primary bedroom with a 2 piece ensuite bathroom and a SUNNY DECK, perfect for morning coffee! The 2nd floor offers up 2 more bedrooms and a 4 piece family bathroom. Moving to the fully finished lower level, you will find a generous sized FAMILY/RECREATION room, a flex room, perfect as an OFFICE/DEN or EXERCISE room and a BRAND NEW, gorgeous 4 piece bathroom. This location is ideal for families and couples alike being a short walk to the Village Square Leisure Centre, shopping, amenities, parks and schools. Book your private showing today. More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 233 Savanna NE in Calgary: Saddle Ridge Row/Townhouse for sale : MLS®# A2142071

    233 Savanna NE Saddle Ridge Calgary T3J 0Y3
    Main Photo: 233 Savanna NE in Calgary: Saddle Ridge Row/Townhouse for sale : MLS®# A2142071
    $329,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2142071
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    615 sq. ft.
    Calling Investors; Beautiful, Cozy, Lovely, delightful home, 1 Bedroom, Plus Den; one full bath with Single Attached Garage with Parking Pad for another extra parking, located in the most sough neighborhood in Savanna, where almost everything you need is just walk away. This home is just across Commercial Complex. As you enter, you will feel the warm of this highly functional open concept design by Rohit. Decent size living room, with a large kitchen counter, that you can use as your dining table as well. Also, you have awesome pantry that you can stock your groceries and plenty of Cupboards. Upgraded Stainless Steel Appliances adds boast to this adorable home. You have good size Bedroom; and the den can be used as an office or other Bedroom with no window and one full washroom. As you go to your garage, your laundry is just on your right side. This development boasts the serenity of your intimate environment. Low condo fees ($188.10 per month). Transport is just on the corner; schools nearby and less than 1 km away from Saddletowne LRT Station and many more. More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 113 92 Saddletree Court NE in Calgary: Saddle Ridge Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2136445

    113 92 Saddletree Court NE Saddle Ridge Calgary T3J 5J1
    Main Photo: 113 92 Saddletree Court NE in Calgary: Saddle Ridge Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2136445
    $265,000
    Multi-Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2136445
    Floor Area:
    812 sq. ft.
    Welcome to this main floor 2BDRM 2 Bath condo in the heart of beautiful Saddle Towne. This gem backs onto Saddle Creek Pond,. Enjoy your views from the spacious balcony off the main living room. You are minutes from LRT, downtown, schools, shopping centers, and the Calgary International Airport. The unit itself comes with in-suite laundry, and underground heated parking. More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 2223 60 Panatella Street NW in Calgary: Panorama Hills Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2143548

    2223 60 Panatella Street NW Panorama Hills Calgary T3K 0M2
    Main Photo: 2223 60 Panatella Street NW in Calgary: Panorama Hills Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2143548
    $349,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2143548
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    967 sq. ft.
    * Watch the video * . The wait is over! Your condo search stops here! Welcome to Unit 2223 located in the well-run complex of Panorama Pointe in the heart of one of NW Calgary's most established communities, Panorama Hills with a world full of amenities. This stunning condo offers ALMOST 970SQFT of living space including 2 bedrooms + den, 2 bathrooms, and a spacious open floor plan that will leave you in awe. Featuring laminate flooring throughout, this gorgeous condo is perfect for entertainers. The beautiful upgraded kitchen boasts BRAND NEW APPLIANCES, ensuring a modern and sleek cooking space. The sunny living room is perfect for fitting your big sofa for cozy movie nights. The spacious den is ideal for a work-from-home station, a formal dining area, or even as a potential 3RD BEDROOM. The walk-in storage can easily be a pantry or storage purposes. The condo includes two spacious bedrooms, with the massive master bedroom offering a walk-in closet and an ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom comfortably fits a queen-size bed and is conveniently located next to a common bathroom and stacked laundry area with a BRAND NEW WASHER AND DRYER. Huge balcony for your summer gatherings and enjoy a relaxing time. Underground parking is just an added bonus along with plenty of visitor parking just across this building. This beautiful, spacious unit will definitely make you feel at home. Not to forget, the CONDO FEES INCLUDES ALL UTILITIES. Located close to parks, schools, shopping, golfing, Superstore, Save-On-Foods, VIVO Rec Centre, Cineplex, numerous restaurants and pubs, Calgary International Airport, and the North Point bus terminal offering Route 301, which connects to Downtown and minutes away from Stoney Trail connecting you throughout the city. With its rare layout and exceptional features, this great size value condo is perfect for first-time home buyers, investors, or downsizers. This unit shows 10/10 and is a must-see! More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 128 Windford Grove SW: Airdrie Row/Townhouse for sale : MLS®# A2142821

    128 Windford Grove SW Airdrie Airdrie T4B 4A5
    Main Photo: 128 Windford Grove SW: Airdrie Row/Townhouse for sale : MLS®# A2142821
    $439,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2142821
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,177 sq. ft.
    ****Amazing location in one of the newer and popular communities of Airdrie. (South Windsong) Over 1100 sq ft 2 bedroom condo with attached oversized single garage and NO CONDO fees. Into a spacious landing with ceramic tile flooring and a door to the garage. Laundry room off the landing and also into a storage area where the furnace room and the hot water tank are located. Upstairs to the 1st level features a very modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. There is a door to the large deck that faces the park. What a great view! Kitchen has an opening to the dining room and living room to give it a more spacious feel. The dining room looks onto the park and is connected to the living room area. Half bath on the 1st level for your convenience. Upstairs features two large bedrooms including a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and a cheater door to a four pce bathroom. Second bedroom upstairs is a good size and can fit a queen-sized bed. Close to all amenities and easy access to the number 2 highway to Calgary. Across from the park. A great place to call home and more importantly no condo fees. This is a must-see and shows 10 out of 10! More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 224 Edgebank Circle NW in Calgary: Edgemont Detached for sale : MLS®# A2143404

    224 Edgebank Circle NW Edgemont Calgary T3A 4V5
    Main Photo: 224 Edgebank Circle NW in Calgary: Edgemont Detached for sale : MLS®# A2143404
    $849,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2143404
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    1,970 sq. ft.
    *********Location, location location. Welcome home to this stunning walk-out, two-storey detached home, double attached garage in the heart of Edgemont, offering approximately 3,000 sq ft of luxurious living space and backing onto serene green space. As you enter, you're greeted by a grand 17-foot high ceiling in the entryway, leading to a vaulted ceiling living room, an elegant dining area, and a spacious kitchen with beautiful oak cabinets. The inviting family room features a built-in oak wall unit and a cozy fireplace, perfect for relaxing evenings. The main floor also boasts a convenient laundry room, a half bath and a bedroom. Upstairs, you'll find three generously sized bedrooms, including a master suite with an ensuite bathroom, a walk-in closet and another full bathroom. The home is bathed in natural light, thanks to large windows that offer plenty of sunshine throughout. The walkout basement is a versatile space, featuring a large family/TV room, a full bath, two additional bedrooms, and a kitchenette with sink and cabinets. Ample storage space. All this makes it an ideal income helper. This home provides easy access to Shaganappi Trail and Stoney Trail and is close to various amenities, parks, and schools. Enjoy the abundant walking paths perfect for leisurely afternoon or evening strolls. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this amazing home. Call your favorite agent today! More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 903 624 8 Avenue SE in Calgary: Downtown East Village Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2141808

    903 624 8 Avenue SE Downtown East Village Calgary T2G 1S7
    Main Photo: 903 624 8 Avenue SE in Calgary: Downtown East Village Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2141808
    $320,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2141808
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    433 sq. ft.
    Step into urban luxury with this stunning 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment-style condominium nestled in the heart of downtown's East Village – truly one of Calgary's most historic and coolest neighborhoods. This thoughtfully designed living space features 10 ft ceilings, sleek polished concrete floors and floor-to-ceiling windows, creating an airy ambiance. The open concept layout is perfect for entertaining guests or relaxing in style. The spacious bedroom boasts a closet , offering ample storage space, while the adjacent 4-piece bathroom features a tub/shower combination for your comfort. The modern kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and stylish quartz countertops, making cooking a breeze. If outdoor cooking is your thing, there's a convenient balcony gas line to connect to your barbecue. Step out onto the east-facing balcony to watch a stunning sunrise light up the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers, just behind Fort Calgary. Venture up to the rooftop patio to take in spectacular panoramic views, cozy over beside the outdoor fireplace or play a game of ping pong. Laundry is a breeze with your own full-size washer and dryer in the unit. The Ink by Battistella building offers fantastic amenities like a car/bike wash bay and bike storage, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who want to take in East Village's abundant backyard playground, with miles of River Walk pathways and a dog park at your doorstep. This modern building which is AirBnB compliant, and pet-friendly. The neighborhood is bustling with life, featuring walking paths, the rivers, and plenty of dining options and cafes just steps away. East Village is home to the National Music Centre and Calgary's iconic Central Library, voted 20th of the Top 52 places to visit by the New York Times, which wrote: “[The library creates] a gateway in the form of an arched cedar-clad passageway linking downtown to the city’s evolving East Village, a booming neighborhood where the Bow and Elbow Rivers meet.” Everything you need is close by, including the LRT station, Superstore, the Saddle dome, the Calgary Zoo, and trendy Inglewood, ensuring a life of adventure and convenience. Downtown East Village offers a unique blend of history and modernity, with a vibrant energy that's hard to resist. Don't miss out on this chance to call this your home – or purchase as an investment with . Battistella Developments is an established, local, family run business with iconic, modern, buildings throughout inner city Calgary. More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 202 1334 12 Avenue SW in Calgary: Beltline Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2142633

    202 1334 12 Avenue SW Beltline Calgary T3C 3R9
    Main Photo: 202 1334 12 Avenue SW in Calgary: Beltline Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2142633
    $243,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2142633
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    876 sq. ft.
    ****Location Location Location ** Large 2 Bedroom 1 Bath 880 sq. ft. Apartment in Ravenwood Building Heart of Downtown ,Perfect for Families and Investment ,Little renovation and build sweet equity in current Market .Stylish & modern Cl inner city , in a prime lifestyle location. Walking Distance to C-Train ,Calgary Best Schools ,Pub ,Restaurant and Parks . Modern open plan flooded with natural light. Well maintained and professionally managed building. Investment Opportunity! .One of the best priced apartment in downtown with covered and fenced parking .Call your favorite realtor to book showing now More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 317 333 Garry Crescent NE in Calgary: Greenview Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2142889

    317 333 Garry Crescent NE Greenview Calgary T2K 5W9
    Main Photo: 317 333 Garry Crescent NE in Calgary: Greenview Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2142889
    $189,900
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2142889
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    692 sq. ft.
    WELCOME TO THIS SPACIOUS AND AFFORDABLE ONE BEDROOM SOUTH FACING UNIT , LOCATED ON 3RD FLOOR AT LAND MARK GARDEN. UNDERGROUND PARKING & ONE MORE PARKING STAL:L IS LEASED. KITCHEN WITH LOTS OF CABINETS & PLENTY OF COUNTER TOP SPACE. A GOOD SIZE LIVING ROOM WITH A WOOD -BURNING FIREPLACE. A GOOD SIZE BALCONY OFF THE LIVING ROOM -PATIO GLASS DOOR. STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES ALMOST LIKE NEW. THE SPACIOUS MASTER BEDROOM , ONE 4 PC BATH, AND A GOOD SIZE CLOSETON SITE LAUNDRY AND AN ELEVATOR FOR CONVENIENCE. . More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 425 22 Richard Place SW in Calgary: Lincoln Park Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2137385

    425 22 Richard Place SW Lincoln Park Calgary T3E 7N6
    Main Photo: 425 22 Richard Place SW in Calgary: Lincoln Park Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2137385
    $339,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2137385
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    786 sq. ft.
    Private, top floor, corner unit in Trafalgar House. Quiet and renovated, this home offers two bedrooms, two full baths, a 200SQFT OUTDOOR PATIO and 2 HEATED PARKING SPACES! Inside the unit the purposefully designed kitchen opens to a dedicated dining area and living room with GAS FIREPLACE. A coat closet, in-suite laundry and pantry are just off the kitchen, providing fantastic in-unit storage and the two bedrooms have the rare benefit of no shared walls. The homeowners have made updates over the years to include upgraded quartz kitchen counters and LVP floors throughout. A new dishwasher, microwave, light fixtures, and kitchen faucet were installed this year and the unit has been freshly painted so it is MOVE-IN READY! This home overlooks a BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED COURTYARD, a private oasis for all homeowners. Plus, the in-building gym and rec room are convenient amenities. In the underground parkade the rare-to-find titled parking for 2 vehicles is accompanied by a PRIVATE STORAGE LOCKER and BIKE ROOM. This building is situated in the Lincoln Park community, just south of the MRU campus, north of the Glenmore Reservoir and minutes from the vibrant community of Marda Loop. Quick access to Crowchild Trail and Glenmore Trail, numerous transit options nearby. Book your showing today! More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 202 3320 3 Avenue NW in Calgary: Parkdale Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2141998

    202 3320 3 Avenue NW Parkdale Calgary T2N 0L9
    Main Photo: 202 3320 3 Avenue NW in Calgary: Parkdale Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2141998
    $575,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2141998
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    834 sq. ft.
    Riverfront luxury apartment, located close to Foothills and Children's Hospital. With riverside pathways across the street, minutes to downtown & Edworthy Park. This unit features 2 spacious bedroom plus a cozy den along with a large living/dining. It is complete with high-end finishes like quartz counter tops, built -in Stain Less Steel appliances, in-floor heating, central air-conditioning & water-softener. Underground heated parking will keep your vehicle safe from cold & snow. More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
  • 317 1727 54 Street SE in Calgary: Penbrooke Meadows Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2140916

    317 1727 54 Street SE Penbrooke Meadows Calgary T2A 1B7
    Main Photo: 317 1727 54 Street SE in Calgary: Penbrooke Meadows Apartment for sale : MLS®# A2140916
    $220,000
    Residential
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    A2140916
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    500 sq. ft.
    Welcome to Bella Casa, situated along revitalized International Avenue. Well maintained and move-in ready, this studio condo has a thoughtfully designed floor plan maximizing square footage. Property highlights include large bright windows, high ceilings, plenty of kitchen countertop space and cabinet storage, airy living room, in-suite laundry, walk-thru closet, and generous storage room. Spend warm summer days relaxing on your balcony, or cozy up in front of the fireplace on a cold winter’s day. No scraping ice and snow off your car in your titled underground parking stall. Building amenities include an outdoor terrace with BBQ area and gazebo, ground level businesses including a pharmacy, barbershop and more, and visitor parking for your guests. Easy access to Stoney Trail, Deerfoot Trail and other major thoroughfares, and just steps to local restaurants, major and specialty grocery stores, shopping, several transit routes, recreation facilities and green spaces. More details
    Listed by Diamond Realty & Associates LTD.
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