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How was 2009 for property values in your Saskatoon neighbourhood?

Are you at least a little bit curious about the current price trends for real estate in your neighbourhood? We’ve been putting in some OT over the past couple of days to bring you the latest look into the trends for each Saskatoon area. Those numbers are now available on our “Saskatoon neighbourhoods” pages, but please check out the highlights below before you go.


While most areas produced six-month rolling averages that exceeded the overall averages for the year, indicating that the current trend is upward, the majority of neighbourhoods experienced some decreases through 2009. More often than not declines were in the 3%-10% range.


Exhibition, Hudson Bay Park, Kelsey-Woodlawn, Meadowgreen and North Parkall bucked the general trend to record small increases in the average selling price of a house.


A few areas saw declines in the average house price that were out of step with the rest of the city. In Greystone Heights the average selling price of a single-family home dropped $55,000, and the median sale price dropped $53,000. Lakeview saw it’s average drop the most in real dollars by $81,261, while the median price for the area moved down $50,000. Montgomery Place saw a $60,000 drop in the average and a $63,000 drop in the median. Nutana’s average came down significantly falling $80,000, but the median price for the area moved just $10K. Briarwood, Avalon and Erindalealso saw average house price declines that were higher than average at $69,445, $63,914 and $48,971 respectively.


This year’s biggest surprise may be Stonebridge, an area that our more bearish readers wrote off as hopeless, bound to become an open range of rickety shacks with garbage and tumbleweeds everywhere. Sorry folks. The average price in Stonebridge declined less than $11,000 over the year as a ten-month supply of inventory nearly vanished.


In the stupid prizes categories, Lakewood condos win for coming closest to the overall condo average in Saskatoon while Hollistonwins for most closely following the average Saskatoon house price over the last ten years.


See what happened in your neighbourhood here. While you're there, please jot us a short note about your area in the comments section of the page.


The same details for Saskatoon can be found here.


I’m always happy to answer your Saskatoon real estate questions.  All of my contact info is here. Please feel free to call or email.


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Norm Fisher
Royal LePage Vidorra

Norm Fisher, Author of the TeamFisher Saskatoon Real Estate Blog

About Norm

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.

Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.

In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
 

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