The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Report, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday)
Halifax (HRM) Residential Statistic Update for the Week of May 25th - June 1st, 2017
(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)
*Previous Year's Stats
New Listings: 387 (416, 400, 420, 485) *382
Sold: 180 (178, 213, 203, 174) *171
Sale To Listing Ratio: 47% (43%, 53%, 48%, 36%) *45%
Price Changes: 248 (191, 209, 236, 228) *333
Listings that went conditional/pending: 248 (213, 203, 241, 230) *208
Expired/Cancelled/Withdrawn: 218 (64, 99, 93, 308) *231
Total Active Halifax/Dartmouth Inventory: 4,862 (4,947, 4,860, 4,776, 4,700) *5,319
Absorption Rate in weeks: 25 (26, 26, 28, 29) *35
Single Family Home Stats
Active Single Family Home: 2,987 (3,026, 2,971, 2,918, 2,850) *3,576
Average Single Family Home List Price: $326,035 ($324k, $339k, $330k, $357k) *$297k
Average Single Family Home Selling Price: $316,462 ($315k, $329k, $321k, $344k) *$288k
Single Family Home Sale to List Ratio This Week: 97% (97%, 97%, 97%, 97%) *97%
Median Single Family Home List Price (6 mo): $278,944 ($279k,$275k,$280k,$280k)*$276k
Median Single Family Home Sold Price (6 mo): $270,000 ($270k,$269k,$273k,$273k)*$272k
Average Days on Market Single Family Home: 60 (70, 65, 68, 86) *81
Active Condos: 481 (505, 504, 496, 500) *478
Average Condo Listing Price: $289,466 ($261k, $252k, $206k, $267k) *$225k
Average Condo Selling Price: $281,214 ($249k, $243k, $196k, $257k) *$218k
Condo Sale to List Ratio This Week: 97% (96%, 96%, 96%, 96%) 97%
Median Condo List Price (6 mo): $229,900 ($230k, $228k, $225k, $225k) *$200k
Median Condo Sold Price (6 mo): $220,000 ($220k, $216k, $215k, $216k) *$188k
Average Days on Market Condos: 150 (151, 98, 52, 70, 95) *42
Active Vacant Lots: 1,145 (1,158, 1,128, 1,104, 1,102) *1,023
The weather here in Halifax is starting to heat up (finally), and our already hot market turns up the dial a few degrees in this weeks market rant! There's quite a few familiar, or similar, statistics on par with last year at this time, but there are certainly more positive indicators that can be found the year. Although new listings and sales numbers match, buyer activity, as reported by the listings that went pending, and overall values are way up compared to last year. Days on market, price reductions and expiries are down, but I wonder if that is because the overall reduced inventory we have seen this year so far. Speaking of inventory, this week joins several others this year contradicting the trend of the Spring overload with another reduction week. This one was quite significant as well. Sure, the beginning/first of the month churn still takes place, but it seems as though many of the expired/cancelled listings did not return to the market this week, lessening the effect of that trend. With reduced and reducing inventory, and surging buyer activity, without more sellers giving up their property for additional options, buyers continue to experience a market with less options. Again, great for sellers overall, but buyers might be finding themselves blanked by the current market state. Certainly felt across the industry here, and I wonder how long the trend will hold, and just how far it will go. Stay tuned to find out, and thanks for stopping by!
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Jeremiah Wallace, CD
Jeremiah has been involved with many aspects of the Real Estate industry for over fourteen years. This includes construction, residential renovations, interior design, and investing in various income generating property products..
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