Robert McLister·General·November 3, 2006Housing Market Weakens in Western Canada iHere are the latest Vancouver area housing statistics for October (thanks to VHMB): House listings in October: +19% Condo listings in October: +29% October house sales: -13% October condo sales: -19.5% The above figures represent year-over-year data (e.g. October 2006 vs. October 2005). Read more of VHMB’s post: here Other notables: Parts of Alberta are also cooling off ( Edmonton Sun Story) 42% of Vancouver condos coming to market 9/1 to 10/31 remain unsold ( Vancouver Sun Story ) Calgary prices still rose 1.1% in October despite a flood of new listings ( Calgary Sun story ) Toronto’s housing prospects aren’t much better. This Toronto Star article cites forecasts of only 1.8% gains in 2007, the lowest in 10 years. Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.