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Saskatoon real estate: Week in review (July 28–August 1 2008)

On the heels of one of the poorest performing weeks for Saskatoon real estate, this past week produced 84 residential unit sales, including 80 single-family homes (houses) and condominiums, the highest volume of residential sales reported since the week of June 9-13.


Total new residential listings came in at 155, including 139 single-family homes and condos. Overall, active residential listings declined slightly to 1,500 units including 976 houses and 418 condos. Active single-family home listings are at the same level as last week while a stronger week of condominium sales caused inventory to drop by 12 units.


The average selling price for the week hit its lowest level since March 10-14, largely driven down by stronger condo sales, particularly in area one where 20 of 28 sales reported were condominiums.


Underbid activity reached one of its highest level this year with 74 of 80 home buyers managing to negotiate some kind of a discount from the asking price, but the average underbid dipped to its lowest level since the week of June 16-20.

Saskatoon real estate: Week in review (July 28 – August 1, 2008)


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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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