Calgary Real Estate Market Update June 2023

Written by Alan Kelly, Founder & Bōde’s Chief Revenue Officer

Real Estate Market Report | Calgary | June 2023

Calgary sees record number of home sales in May

Home buyers continue to purchase in Calgary – due to the strong economy as well as an increase in migration. Many sellers seem to be sitting back to see what is happening to interest rates, however, the homes on the market are moving. 

We empower home buyers and sellers with the data they need to be successful. When you arm yourself with transparent data, you will feel more confident in setting the price of your home and selling it or buying at the right price. 

Obviously, there are many important factors to consider (what kind of home you have, what community etc.), so it’s important to look specifically at what the housing market is doing in your neighbourhood. It is dead-easy to look at our data with a personal lens. 

Bōde sellers are more successful and actually make more money, on average, than the rest of the market. We are also here to make sure you have the information you need to make the decisions that are right for YOU!

So what's happening in the Calgary real estate market as of May 2023?

Let’s start with a Macroeconomics view 

To understand what’s happening in the real estate market you have to look at supply and demand.

The best proxies for supply and demand are:


New supply: New Listings (i.e. the number of homes recently listed for sale)

Total supply: Inventory (i.e. the total number of homes listed for sale)


Sales (i.e. the number of homes recently sold)


Supply & Demand

Months of Supply (i.e. the number of months it would take to sell all current inventory at the current rate of sale)


These metrics are the best indicators of the health of the real estate market. Let’s look at what they show us.

Calgary home sales were up 45% in May vs the average of last 5 years

Home sales in May 2023 set a new record for the month. They were higher than 2022 and 45% higher than the avg of the last 5 years. Inventory remains incredibly low. There are 53% fewer homes for sale than typical for this time of year. Strong demand and low supply sent prices up by 1.1% MoM and 2.6% YoY

Calgary's Detached Homes

Detached home sales were up 15% in May 2023 vs the avg of the last 5 years (although they were lower than 2022 and 2021). There are 57% fewer detached homes for sale right now. Detached prices are up 4% YoY

Calgary's Apartments

Apartment sales were up 147% in May 2023 vs. the average of the last 5 Mays. Apartment sales are 3X what they were pre-pandemic. The number of apartments for sale is down 35% from where it would typically be this time of year. Strong demand and low supply have led prices up 11% YoY.

Calgary's Attached Homes

Attached sales were up 49% in May 2023 vs the average of the last 5 years. The number of attached homes for sale is down 62% from where it would typically be this time of year. This has caused attached prices to be up over 6% YoY.

It’s critical to understand the dynamics in your local property market


To understand your local property market you need to look at your local data. Head over to Bōde’s new and improved Market Data dashboard, the only place where you can see all the data yourself, including being able to filter on community, property type, and price range to see exactly what’s happening where you live.


You can also see the sold price of any home that has sold in the last 12 years using Bode’s Sold Data page.


If you’re thinking about selling, take a look at how Bōde helps sellers sell for 1.3% higher prices while paying 50% less commission.

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