October 2019

Found 4 blog entries for October 2019.

The Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce welcomes their new CEO Robin Bobocel.

Bobocel said the Chamber, under his leadership, will not get involved with politics, however, it will advocate and develop policy that supports the business community.

He believes that through the many leaders that call themselves Chamber members—Red Deer business will thrive.

“I believe real leaders are leaders of business,” he said

Leadership is needed, according to Bobocel, because of non business friendly policies that are hurting Red Deer like the carbon tax, federal small business tax changes and raises to the minimum wage.


“There is a feeling that business doesn’t have a seat at the table,” he said.

Volunteerism, Bobocel explained, will be

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Statistic’s for Central Alberta's Single Family homes for the 3rd quarter of 2019

Compared to 2018’s  3rd quarter, these are the statistics for homes that have sold

Blackfalds sales decreased by 29%
Sylvan sales on par from last year
Red Deer sales increased by 2%
Rocky sales increased by 10%
Ponoka Sales increased by 30 %
Lacombe sales decreased by 20%

Average days on market is still unpredictable regardless of price bracket, there is still vulnerability there.

Homes Over half a million dollars have been biggest struggle with sales due to the lack of buyers in this state of our economy.

Good news is that some of our smaller communities like ponoka and rocky are getting more activity.

Construction new builds single family homes are

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Impressive 2 Storey on a fantastic lot with amazing curb appeal! This fully developed family friendly home has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms & over 2300sqft to call your own. The open concept is warm & inviting from the foyer right on through with a 3-sided fireplace to enjoy from all angles. The kitchen is an entertainers dream with a large breakfast bar island surrounded by plenty of rich cabinetry & ample counter space. Retreat upstairs to your spacious master suite that includes a walk-in closet & a 4pc spa-like ensuite with Jacuzzi tub & separate shower. 2 good sized bedrooms, a 4pc bathroom & a laundry room complete this space. The basement offers plenty of entertaining space with a theatre room with tiered seating perfect for family movie nights or

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Here is hoping for a wonderful Fall before the snow flies.  As always here is your 3rd quarter report for 2019, I hope you find this information useful.

Right now, the Red Deer market has witnessed a slight increase in sales over last year, 3rd  ¼ shows total Single family home sales up from 239 last year to 242 sales this year a slight increase but very positive news considering the listing inventory has decreased from last years 3rd  ¼  by 12.4 %  however this is positive news as it shows the Absorption Rate has increased by 1.22%

In Sylvan lake 2018 3rd ¼ sales were at 54 and this year 63 or a 23.53% increase.  The listing inventory has increased about 16.83% from last year as well.  Again, this is positive as

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