don't wait get in now. go townhome over condo. cost of building is already going up in calgary, in the next few months prices are just going to get higher. so many oil projects have been announced we are probably going to see another spike in out of province workers coming in. a freind of mine just bought a condo for about $250,000ish so that market is still out there. just get a roommate if you need one. thats my .02. lol advice is free and u usually get what you pay for.