Number of million-dollar homes hits record high in Calgary

Call it a seven-figure vote of confidence in Calgary.

The city’s 2013 property assessments reveals a record number of single-family homes valued at $1 million or more, besting the previous high set in 2008.

There are now 9,001 single-family homes assessed at $1 million or more, compared to 7,997 in 2012 — a 13-per-cent increase.

The previous record of 8,262 homes was set during the previous boom, prior to the economic collapse in 2008.

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