November 2010

Found 2 blog entries for November 2010.

Calgary median prices and selling prices of detached single-family resale homes are falling according to the Calgary Real Estate Board.

Median prices are the middle prices in ranges and are considered more accurate than average prices when measuring resale markets.

October 2010’s median price was $387,900--$2,100 less than September’s median, and $23,000 less than October 2009’s.

According to Gary MacLean of Re/Max Central, the gap in numbers is even larger. MacLean has been tracking prices, listings and sales for years.

MacLean said the median price of homes in northeast Calgary fell $31,000 from its 2010 high of $320,000. In northwest Calgary, median prices fell $35,000 from a high of $440,000 and in southeast Calgary, median prices fell $28,000 from

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The Province of Alberta has been working on a new health capital plan for months now. The unveiling is already seven months late and Gene Zwozdesky, the Health Minister, is saying that the details are still being worked out. There are considerations being discussed for the construction of new health facilities in the provinces two major cities, Calgary and Edmonton. The province is making sure that there is enough in the budget to cover both the construction costs and the running of the facilities once they are open.

One project that is awaiting funds is a new cancer center in Calgary. The Tom Baker Cancer Centre has been at capacity for seven years and it is the only treatment center of its kind in Calgary. Zwozdesky won’t give any hint whether the

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