The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty: November 11th-18th, 2021
(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)
*Previous Year's Stats
New/Back to Market Listings: 151 (183, 192, 156, 241) *230
Sold: 129 (169, 162, 151, 163) *230
Sale To Listing Ratio: 85% (92%, 84%, 97%, 87%) *100%
Price Changes: 34 (30, 53, 30, 39) *88
Listings that went conditional/pending: 136 (171, 186, 176, 215) *242
Expired/Cancelled/Withdrawn: 36 (46, 99, 38, 42) *62
Total Active Halifax/Dartmouth Inventory: 909 (916, 942, 954, 983) +1,472
Absorption Rate in weeks: 6 (6, 6, 6, 5) *7
Single Family Home Stats
Active Single Family Home: 297 (311, 331, 327, 347) *652
Average Single Family Home List Price: $450,208 ($469k,$472k,$479k,$455k) *$416k
Average Single Family Home Selling Price: $495,517 ($506k,$509k,$508k,$491k) *$418k
Single Family Home Sale to List Ratio This Week: 110% (108%,108%,106%,108%) *101%
Median Single Family Home List Price (6 mo): $389,900 ($340k,$386k,$387k,$380k) $350k
Median Single Family Home Sold Price (6 mo):$436,500 ($436k,$435k,$435k,$435k)*$354k
Average Days on Market Single Family Home: 15 (20, 17, 20, 18) *38
Active Condos: 60 (56, 63, 58, 68) *123
Average Condo Listing Price: $351,084 ($435k, $474k, $417k, $412k) *$299k
Average Condo Selling Price: $376,578 ($429k, $458k, $433k, $435k) *$294k
Condo Sale to List Ratio This Week: 107% (99%, 97%, 104%, 105%) *98%
Median Condo List Price (6 mo): $325,000 ($325k, $325k, $320k, $320k) *$270k
Median Condo Sold Price (6 mo): $341,000 ($348k, $345k, $342k, $340k) *$270k
Average Days on Market Condos: 8 (13, 19, 32, 10) *71
Active Vacant Lots: 416 (416, 409, 423, 430) *547
Slightly reduced activity this week, but it was a short week since trading in real estate pauses on Remembrance Day (which is appropriate). Still, we did see a decent amount of new additions to the market, sales, and listings that accepted offers this week causing a slight reduction in the overall inventory. The six month median held fast this week, other than the six month condo sale price, which received sizeable reduction, punting it back to the values as reported last month. The absorption rate remains insanely low, as well as the overall inventory, which has caused the same fevered activity for new listings as reported in the Spring. If annual trend gets back on track, we should see the overall inventory and activity in general decline until it hits the bottom of the market year; last week of December. The big question on everyones mind is if this market will sustain for 2022, or if will continue to cool and perhaps enter into a correction year. More and more folks I talk with are of the mind that prices are here to stay, and if there is a correction it will be small. Issue with that is that we witnessed one of the largest upticks in property values Halifax has ever seen in such a short time, so prices, although drastically higher than two short years ago should only remain should the market outlast the period of volatility. Meaning, the longer this market persists, the more properties sell at these inflated prices, the more likely the overall values will stay. Should we hit a stop sometime soon and the market begins its turn, property values will become vulnerable as inventory rises and interest wains. Only time will tell, so be sure to stay on track by tuning into the Halifax Real Estate Blog! Thanks for stopping by, and stay safe out there!
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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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