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15 per cent of Saskatoon rental units are currently vacant.

Rental vacancy rates skyrocket in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall March 10, 2017 - 7:10am Updated: March 10, 2017 - 7:10am

Saskatoon's vacancy rate is the highest it's been in two decades.    Chanda Lockhart has been in the housing industry since 1999. Currently executive director of the...

Architect Gary Marvin speaks to reporters at Saskatoon city hall on May 30, 2016

Futuristic, zero-carbon neighbourhood proposed near Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy May 30, 2016 - 7:25pm Updated: May 30, 2016 - 7:25pm

A new development proposed for a 90-acre parcel just outside Saskatoon would be the first of its kind in North America if it's built as planned.

The Buffalo Ranch...

Artist's rendering of new $75 million seniors housing complex in east Regina.

New retirement complex under construction in east Regina

By Kevin Martel May 10, 2016 - 5:23pm Updated: May 10, 2016 - 5:30pm

Ground has been broken on a new $75-million retirement home in Regina's east end.

The 216-suite complex known as Green Falls Landing is going up near Arcola Avenue and...

Sign on locked door at INAC office directs people to George Gordon First Nation urban office.

INAC paying for 2nd office during protest camp in Regina

By Adriana Christianson April 26, 2016 - 7:04pm Updated: April 26, 2016 - 7:15pm

While a brand new office building remains locked and closed to the public, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada is paying to rent another space in Regina.

The doors to...

New numbers from Royal LePage show condo prices have fallen in Saskatoon, while home prices remain steady in the first quarter of 2016

Saskatoon condo prices drop, but home prices remain steady: survey

By 650 CKOM April 7, 2016 - 1:27pm Updated: April 7, 2016 - 1:27pm

While condo prices have dropped, home prices have mostly stayed the same in Saskatoon compared to a year ago.

New numbers from Royal LePage show the average price for a...

Saskatoon housing sales drops 4.6% in December: report

By 980 CJME January 29, 2016 - 12:09pm Updated: January 29, 2016 - 12:23pm

Saskatoon is one of six Canadian markets that saw real estate sales drop more than five per cent in December.

The Conference Board of Canada says half of the housing...

Saskatoon landlords struggling in a buyer's market.

Sask. landlords struggle in buyer's market

By Lasia Kretzel January 20, 2016 - 11:28am Updated: January 20, 2016 - 11:28am

As signs for low and free rent speckle Saskatoon street corners, and the city remains a buyer's market, small-time landlords are struggling to fill vacancies.

The...

Regina residents welcome Syrian refugees on Dec. 21, 2015.

100 Syrian refugees arrive in Regina Friday

By Alex Docking January 8, 2016 - 3:16pm Updated: January 8, 2016 - 3:30pm

Friday is a red letter day for Syrian refugee arrivals in Regina.  About 100 refugees are landing at various times through the day.  Another 35 or so will be here in the next...

File photo of real estate sign in northwest Regina 2014.

Average house prices drop 7 per cent creating a buyer's market in Regina

By Kevin Martel January 5, 2016 - 5:08pm Updated: January 5, 2016 - 5:15pm

It looks as if 2016 is starting out as a buyer's market for housing in Regina.

Figures from the Regina and area Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system show residential...

A photo of new homes in Stonebridge.

Saskatoon, Regina see home sales dip in 2015

By 650 CKOM October 23, 2015 - 8:12am Updated: October 23, 2015 - 8:16am

Home sales continue to level off in major cities across Canada turning markets like Saskatoon and Regina into a buyer’s market.

A snapshot from Conference Board of...

Regina house prices down in 3rd quarter of 2015

By 980 CJME October 14, 2015 - 11:56am Updated: October 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

Regina has had a setback for housing prices, but a local broker and owner for Royal LePage expects it is a short-term situation.

The median prices for condos and...

Regina City Hall in April 2015.

New report shows Regina's 'vital signs' still need improvement

By Lisa Schick October 6, 2015 - 11:34am Updated: October 6, 2015 - 11:45am

How is Regina doing on things like the economy, the gap between the rich and poor, and belonging? A new report out on Regina hopes to answer those questions and start a...

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