The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Property Report and Statistics Update by Jeremiah Wallace (Every Thursday)
Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of November 28th to December 5ht 2013
(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)
*Last year this week
New Listings: 303 (300, 314, 326, 466) *306
Sold: 90 (87, 121, 68, 166) *88
Sale To List Ratio: 30% (29%, 39%, 21%, 37%) *29%
Expired/Cancelled/Withdrawn: 353 (128, 148, 138, 259) *307
Total Active Halifax/Dartmouth Inventory: 4,727 (4,974, 4,976, 5.032, 5,029)
Active Single Family Home: 3,031 (3,210, 3,239, 3,298, 3,319) *2,660
Average Single Family Home List Price: $302,000 ($282.065, $285,888, $244,829, $309,696) *279k
Average Single Family Home Selling Price: $290,985 ($272,556, $268,293, $235,710, $,293,573) *271k
Average Days On Market Single Family Home: 127 (107, 107, 96, 111) *78
Active Condos: 417 (431, 413, 412, 407) *264
Average Condo Listing Price: $300,515 ($277,485, $235,185, $236.813, $216,268) *270k
Average Condo Selling Price: $290,515 ($269,842, $227,971, $228,750, $209,428) *262k
Average Days On Market Condos: 110 (74, 63, 110, 123) *140
Halifax/Dartmouth Absorption Rate (weeks): 56 (102, 48, 51, 48) *46
First week of December reported pretty typically for this time of year. Although the white stuff hasn't started flying yet, the end of the year seems to have been a final push for many listed on the market, or looking for a great deal. This weeks expired listings where extremely high, also typical for this time of year. Weary sellers who have lasted out the market in hopes of getting that year end bid, find themselves reflecting on the market and what may have been done differently. No doubt a good percentage of those who expired this week will return in the Spring, hopefully with renewed vigour, realistic goals, and a new marketing strategy. Although the statistics reflect the fact that sales have been quite poor this year, when it comes time to re-list a property in the Spring, many folks might opt for a change in representation. Without question, the marketing landscape for property is completely different from what it was 5-10 years ago, you could even go as far as say 2-3 years ago. Technology is leading the way to a new, tech savvy, and educated buyers and sellers. Make sure you find the right fit to stand above the swell of inventory, and take the question of marketing from the back of your mind. Make sure you check out the monthly graphical analysis for November by scrolling down. 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 twelve years. This includes construction, residential renovations, interior design, and investing in various income generating property products..
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