The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Market Statistics Update by Jeremiah Wallace (Every Thursday)
Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of December 4th - December 11th 2014
(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)
New Listings: 232 (273, 252, 304, 281)
Sold: 81 (90, 110, 89, 89)
Sale To Listing Ratio: 35% (33%, 44%, 29%, 32%)
Listings that went conditional/pending: 85 (90, 85, 122, 94)
Expired/Cancelled/Withdrawn: 150 (340, 133, 140, 124)
Total Active Halifax/Dartmouth Inventory: 4,749 (4,840, 5,074, 5,165, 5,219)
Active Single Family Home: 3,037 (3,117, 3,292, 3,371, 3,420)
Average Single Family Home List Price: $282,748 ($273k, $294k, $269k, $271k)
Average Single Family Home Selling Price: $270,235 ($262k, $283k, $257k, $260k)
*Single Family Home Sale to List Ratio This Week: 96% (96%, 96%, 95%, 96%)
Average Days on Market Single Family Home: 162 (118, 116, 103, 119)
Active Condos: 442 (440, 458, 469, 463)
Average Condo Listing Price: $247,140 ($261k, $250k, $266k, $263k)
Average Condo Selling Price: $234,600 ($253k, $241k, $256k, $255K)
*Condo Sale to List Ratio This Week: 95% (97%, 96%, 97%, 97%)
Average Days on Market Condos: 134 (153, 175, 126, 98)
Absorption Rate in weeks: 51 (60, 51, 54, 52)
Active Vacant Lots: 973 (983, 1,007, 1,006, 1,012)
Looks like another cool off week, as we start our "bottom out" trajectory of the annual market. Thanks for stopping by, and welcome to the Halifax Real Estate Blog! As the stats follow their annual this week, I thought instead of the normal "doom and gloom"that I apparently bestow upon the Halifax real estate market, I would spread some holiday cheer and optimism instead. Lots of "rumours" and "suspicion's" that the Irving shipyard contract will be ramping up in the new year, with reports of mass amounts of materials being delivered on a large scale, and on a frequent basis. I personally don't play into rumours, but I could hope that some of the things that I have heard as of late come to fruition, it might make for a positive post or two in the new year ;) Have a great day folks, and don't hesitate to send me your latest and greatest rumours regarding our market.
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Jeremiah Wallace, CD
Jeremiah has been involved with many aspects of the Real Estate industry for over twelve years. This includes construction, residential renovations, interior design, and investing in various income generating property products..
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