Edmonton Real Estate Blog

Edmonton Real Estate Stats - August 2017

Month over month, unit sales volume was flat or down across all categories, which is typical for the month of August.

“Price conscious buyers appear to be turning their attention to semi-detached product as opposed to condominiums for the best value. Changes to mortgage rates and qualifying rules seem to be keeping the entry level market a bit quiet and those that are taking advantage of the amazing selection are very value conscious” says James Mabey, the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair.

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Edmonton Open Data

With Open Data about Edmonton you can Discover all manner of things

Back in 2010 Edmonton began making its data public. An official city policy was passed on public data in 2015 and this has lead to people, schools and businesses making requests for precise data sets.

The city’s Open Data platform allows people to find out amazing things such as Edmonton’s best yards, types of 311 complaints per neighbourhood and even which book is requested most at its libraries.

Open Data was in receipt of around 160 requests last year and was able to fulfil data sets for around 154. In the past, information has either not been available or privacy concerns prevented requests from being fulfilled.

Soumya Ghosh is the director of Smart City and commented that the size of the data wasn’t important but its application...