Waterloo Region Association of Realtors, October Statistics Press Release. Unit Sales & Average Sale Prices Continue to Fall!

Fewer Home Sales in October BY WRARNOVEMBER 2, 2022MARKET STATS WATERLOO REGION, ON (November 2, 2022) —491 residential homes were sold last month through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System of the Waterloo Region Association of REALTORS® (WRAR), a decrease of 39.7 per cent compared to October 2021 and 36.2 per cent below the previous 5-year […]

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2022 national home price forecast reduced to end year slightly below 2021 levels, following quarterly declines across Canada in Q3

Royal LePage forecast adjusted downward: National aggregate home price set to end year modestly below 2021 following third quarter price declines in majority of Canadian markets National aggregate home price posts second consecutive quarterly decline in Q3  Third quarter highlights: TORONTO, October 13, 2022 –According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released today, the […]

Waterloo Region Association of Realtors, September Statistics Press Release. Unit Sales Down 25%!

Home Sales Decline in September, Market Moves Towards More Balanced Conditions BY WRAROCTOBER 5, 2022MARKET STATS WATERLOO REGION, ON (October 5, 2022) —518 residential homes were sold last month through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System of the Waterloo Region Association of REALTORS® (WRAR), a decrease of 25.3 per cent compared to September 2021 and 30.8 […]

WRAR August Stats Release, Rising Borrowing Costs Continue to Tame Home Sales in August

WATERLOO REGION, ON (September 7, 2022) — 659 residential homes were sold last month through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System of the Waterloo Region Association of REALTORS® (WRAR) in August, a decrease of 8.1 per cent compared to August 2021 and 11.2 per cent below the previous 5-year average for the month. Total residential […]

Royal LePage’s Q2 2022 House Price Update and Market Forecast

Royal LePage lowers 2022 national home price forecast to 5% to reflect softening markets in Ontario and B.C. Second quarter records first quarter-over-quarter national decline since Q1 2019  Second quarter highlights: National aggregate home price increases 12.1% year-over-year in second quarter of 2022; decreases 4.9% quarter-over-quarter. Royal LePage reduces national home price forecast to +5.0% […]

Royal LePage’s Q1 2022 House Price Update and Market Forecast

Persistent demand coupled with low inventory drives 2022 home price forecast higher to 15% Seller’s market conditions continue as we move into the spring market, despite rising prices, further expected interest rate hikes and economic uncertainty First quarter highlights: National aggregate home price soars 25.1% year-over-year in first quarter of 2022 – highest Q1 gain […]

Planning to buy a home this spring? Here’s what you can do now to prepare yourself

Are you in the market for a new home? Before you start attending showings, there are several things you can do to prepare yourself and your family for one of the largest purchases you will ever make. With housing stock at historic lows and tight competition among buyers, you may be able to give yourself […]

Homebuyers brace for continued price increases and tight competition this spring following double-digit gains in final quarter of 2021

Spring housing market poised for continued price growth following double-digit gains in fourth quarter Fourth quarter highlights: National aggregate home price increased 17.1% year-over-year in final quarter of 2021 87% of the report’s 62 regions saw double-digit year-over-year aggregate price growth in Q4 61% of the report’s 62 markets saw a quarterly aggregate price increase […]

Royal LePage forecasts double-digit home price growth in Canada in 2022

Omicron variant emergence may extend period of unusually strong real estate markets The GTA is the only region where condominium price appreciation is forecast to outpace that of detached homes; prices expected to rise 12.0% year-over-year in 2022 Greater regions of Toronto and Vancouver forecast to see highest aggregate price appreciation at 11.0% and 10.5%, […]

Royal LePage Survey: 79% of real estate professionals would advise their clients to sell this winter rather than wait until spring, as demand continues to outstrip supply

Highlights: 93% of survey respondents in British Columbia said they would advise their clients to sell this winter, rather than wait until spring; the highest in the country, followed by Quebec (87%) Nationally, 82% of those who would recommend selling this winter said the main reason is a lack of housing supply coupled with high […]