The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant, Notable News and Stats Update by Jeremiah Wallace (Ever Thursday)
Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of June 19th - June 26th 2014
(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)
*Last year this week
New Listings: 477 (490, 578, 616, 542) *497
Sold: 163 (168, 168, 154, 172) *156
Sale To Listing Ratio: 35% (34%, 29%, 25%, 32%) *41%
Listings that went conditional/pending: 157 (159, 162, 174, 176)
Expired/Cancelled/Withdrawn: 81 (96, 106, 227, 82) *111
Total Active Halifax/Dartmouth Inventory: 5,777 (5,717, 5,676, 5,569, 5,563) *5,573
Active Single Family Home: 3,941 (3,897, 3,861, 3795, 3,761) *3,693
Average Single Family Home List Price: $307,957 ($303,555, $300,326, $313,837, $314,449) *295k
Average Single Family Home Selling Price: $296,001 ($293,003, $291,173, $302,548, $303,919) *286k
Average Days on Market Single Family Home: 93 (84, 104, 78, 122) *82
Active Condos: 549 (545, 562, 560, 554) *451
Average Condo Listing Price: $249,333 ($250,893, $252,998, $254,277, $240,353) *274k
Average Condo Selling Price: $232,150 ($241,033, $243,573, $244,455, $243,386) *267k
Average Days on Market Condos: 98 (77, 69, 70, 117) *88
Active Vacant Lots: 938 (934, 928, 897, 928)
Not a big change in the market this week, and really, it's pretty much business as usual on the market this week. Gains in all inventory levels, and marginal sales kept the sales to list ratio in the mid thirty's, a fair shade difference from last years performance. Average days on market are still lingering around the three month range, which is hit or miss depending on which way these listings are leaving the market. The monthly wrap up is coming! Please hold on fellow readers. As you can see, we are missing the absorption rate statistic this week. There seems to be an error of reporting from the source, and I am working diligently to resolve this issue. Trust that the blog is working hard to rectify this anomaly, and will return to full strength when the issue has been resolved. Thanks for your patience.
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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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