House prices up in May

House prices up in May by Kayla Butler Posted Jun 1, 2015 2:55 pm MDT Here’s a surprise in light of the province’s economic woes: home sale prices in Calgary actually increased in the month of May.According to the Calgary Real Estate Board, the average house price moved up by just over half-a-percent from April, and nearly one full percent, year over year.CREB Chief Economist Anne Marie Lurie tells 660News the amount of new listings in May was unusually low.“They’re down over last year by about 30 per cent. They are below long term averanged just for the month of May we are about 18 per cent below the 5 year average, 20 per cent below our 20 year average.”However, Lurie add the with existing inventory the real estate market in Calgary is balanced.The average selling price in May was $454-thousand, with the majority of single family detached homes selling for less than half-a-million dollars. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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Paddy Power offer free bet to Torres Arshavin and other benchwarmers

first_imgCheck out the billboards hereBoth London clubs were reportedly considering legal action to get the posters removed.Peter Odemwingie, Darren Bent and Jose Bosingwa also woke up to suggestions on how to get off the substitutes’ bench and better spend their time.A Paddy Power spokesman said: “Despite having had a great response from fans, it seems that some of the players have had their rather expensive feathers ruffled by our billboard suggestions.“We now realise the error of our ways and hope that our offer of a free bet will give them an excuse to take a five minute break from all that exhausting, top-level bench-warming and have a punt on when they might next get into a starting line-up.”Here is the ‘apology’ advert run by the company in two UK newspapers this weekend… PADDY POWER HAVE issued a tongue-in-cheek apology to the five Premier League stars targeted in their recent ’2nd jobs for subs’ campaign.One poster suggesting that Andrei Arshavin should clean the Arsenal toilets appeared just outside of the Emirates Stadium, while Fernando Torres was told that he could easily find an onion bag in the Chelsea burger van.last_img read more

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