1. Well & Septic Systems

Easiest option is to tap into your municipality’s water supply but this isn’t always possible. Depending where you are, you may rely on a dugout, well or haul your water. You will want to consider: How deep and how old is the well? You could possibly even be dealing with a dugout or other water supplies. These systems needs ongoing maintenance. You will want to make an offer subject to a septic & well inspection. Water sample tests can be done at Saskatchewan Research Council costs between $80-$175 depending on tests required.

https://www.src.sk.ca/

Septic & Well Inspection – Wigs Pumps & Waterworks https://www.wigspumps.com/

An onsite inspection will cost between $270-$350 *travel not included

  1. Outbuildings

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May 19, 2022

Saskatoon and area real estate market continues to be very busy with homes that are priced right are selling very quickly in a very short period of time. Sellers should consider the number of homes on the market within their price range and be aware of the competition they may be facing. The more homes on the market will favor a Buyer however such is not the case in most circumstances. Some of latest sales we have had, we are analyzing the market and take into considering these factors of inventory.. if little or no inventory, we suggest pricing the home competitively and suggest that we do not entertain offers for a minimum of 2-3 days giving adequate time to get as many buyers in as possible. This has worked well for sellers whom we have…

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Buying a condominium

Looking at potential homes to buy can be an exciting experience. First, you need to figure out what you can afford and how much of a mortgage you’ll need. Then, once you find a condominium that matches your financial and personal criteria, you’ll want to ensure that it’s well managed and in good physical, financial and legal condition.

When buying a resale (not brand new) condominium in Saskatchewan, it is a mandatory to view & approve the Estoppel Certificate Package which is provided by the Property management at the Seller’s expense. The following items will be included in the estoppel certificate:

-A Reserve Fund study

- most recent financial statement  

- current budget

-insurance policies

-management…

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Market Update

Sales were up 76.7% in Saskatoon (going from 326 to 576), up 28.6% in Martensville (going from 21 to 27), and up 88.9% in Warman (going from 18 to 34). In Saskatoon, the number of new listings in May 2021 rose 34.4%, going from 755 to 1,015. The number of new listings rose 44.8% in Martensville, going from 29 to 42, and rose 6.4% in Warman, going from 47 to 50, YTD new listings in Saskatoon rose 38.6% (going from 577 to 800), rose 34.6% in Martensville (going from 25 to 34), and rose 19.0% in Warman (going from 35 to 41). Active listings rose 4.4% in Saskatoon (up from 1,524 to 1,591), were flat at 73 Martensville, fell 38.7% in Warman (down from 119 to 73). Inventory in Saskatoon stood at 2.8 months, while the sales to listing ratio was…

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The Saskatchewan real estate market had another strong month and ended 2020 at levels not seen since 2014.


Sales in Saskatoon were up 35.0%, going from 203 in December 2019 to 274 in December 2020, and up 41.5% in the overall region, going from 258 to 365. In Saskatoon, sales were 32.1% above the 5-year average (and 33.5% above the 10-year average), while in the larger region, sales were 33.8% above the 5-year average (and 32.3% above the 10-year average). Year-to-Date (YTD) sales in Saskatoon rose 18.2% over last year, increasing from 3,614 to 4,272, while YTD sales in the larger region rose 23.0%, going from 4,833 to 5,945.

In Saskatoon, the number of new listings in December 2020 rose 14.9%, going from 302 to 347 (3.6% above the 5-year average…

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Strong June for the Real Estate Market in Saskatoon

A total of 515 properties sold in Saskatoon this June, a 38.4% increase more than the 372 properties sold. In the overall region sales increased to 719 from 504 last June.

There were 1,585 active listings for the month which is an 19.6% drop of inventory for June.

The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single family home in the Saskatoon in June 2019 was $306,500 . The benchmark value for the same home in June 2020 increased by 0.9% to $309,400. The year-to-date median prices in Saskatoon $326,858, a 1.3% increase from June 2019. In the region, the year-to-date went from $308,171 to $301,767.

The average days on the Market for Saskatoon decreased to an…

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Some residential markets moving towards balance, but the majority of the province favours buyers.

Saskatoon
Saskatoon and region continued to show growth in the residential real estate market. Sales of 230 in the city were up 9% from 211 in February 2019, and the region saw sales grow 11% from 283 last February to 314. Sales were above the 5-year average of 295, but still below the 10-year average of 338. Year to date (YTD), sales were up over last year; 9% in the city, from 412 to 449, and 8.6% in the full region from 556 to 604.

Sales dollar volume was also up. In the city there was a 3.2% increase of $73.7M over last February, and in the region, last month’s $93.5M sales were up 7.4% over 2019’s $87.1M. YTD sales dollar volume was up 10% in the…

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Real Estate Market Update

It’s feeling more like its time to make that move!

Sales in April 2019 have increased 18% since April 2018 in the Saskatoon Region!

Housing demand in April was the strongest it has been in 3 years, reported by the Saskatoon Region Association of Realtors® There was a total of 513 sales on MLS which is up from 433 since last April & 233 last month. A total of 1,295 active listings for sale in the Saskatoon Region at the end of April with a year-to-date total of 3,971 compared to lasts years year-to-date of 3,989. Just within Saskatoon the active listings were a 3% decrease of 1,778 from 1,834 last year. The year-to-date average selling price in Saskatoon was $327,995.

*Source: SRAR

Number of Sales

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“Even in a Buyer’s market Seller’s can successfully sell their home.” said Jason Yochim, CEO of SRAR.

In February there was a total of 478 new listings, making a 8.6% decrease than last year, which is the lowest its been since 2013. There was 731 active homes in the Saskatoon region, down 7% from 2018.

Sales increased 6% from last February, after there was 296 sales in February for a year to date of 570. In Saskatoon the average selling price was $338,268.

Year to date, listings dropped 7% to 1,591, sales were up 1% to 570

Months of inventory dropped to 6.7 from 7.5 last February.

 

Even though there was some relief for Seller’s in February, it is still remains a Buyer’s market.

The most important aspect to achieving a sale is…

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"New Listings to the market are not always houses being introduced for the first time to the market. Often New listings are homes that did not sell in the initial listing attempt and are relisted, often at a revised price." says Jason Yochim, CEO of the Saskatoon Region Association of Realtors® (SRAR)  

Saskatoon Detached Homes 

  

Warman Detached Home

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