Canadian home sales edge up in February

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up slightly on a month-over-month basis in February 2015.

 Highlights:

  • National home sales edged up 1.0% from January to February.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 2.7% above February 2014 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes fell 2.5% from January to February.
  • The Canadian housing market remains balanced.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.01% year-over-year in February.
  • The national average sale price rose 6.3% on a year-over-year basis in February.

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Canadian home sales slip further in January

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity was down on a month-over-month basis in January 2015.

Highlights

  • National home sales fell 3.1% from December to January
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 2.0% below January 2014 levels
  • The number of newly listed homes rose 0.7% from December to January
  • The Canadian housing market remains balanced
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.17% year-over-year in January
  • The national average sale price rose 3.1% on a year-over-year basis in January

 

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations fell 3.1 per cent in January 2015 compared to December 2014.

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Canadian home sales down in December

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity was down on a month-over-month basis in December 2014.

Highlights:

  • National home sales fell 5.8% from November to December.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 7.9% above December 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes rose 1.1% from November to December.
  • Canadian housing market remains balanced.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.4% year-over-year in December.
  • The national average sale price rose 3.8% on a year-over-year basis in December.

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations fell 5.8 per cent in December 2014 compared to November and remained above year-ago levels.

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CREA Updates Resale Housing Forecast

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations for 2014 and 2015.

With mortgage rates remaining at historic lows since the summer, activity has remained stronger for longer than previously expected and has yet to show clear signs of fading.

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Canadian home sales hold steady in November

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity was unchanged on a month-over-month basis in November 2014.

Highlights:

  • National home sales were unchanged from October to November.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 2.7% above November 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes edged down 0.4% from October to November.
  • The Canadian housing market remains balanced.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.2% year-over-year in November.
  • The national average sale price rose 5.7% on a year-over-year basis in November.

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations was unchanged in November 2014 compared to October. As a result, activity remains much improved compared to the quiet start to the year.

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Canadian home sales edge higher in October

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged higher on a month-over-month basis in October 2014.

Highlights:

  • National home sales rose 0.7% from September to October.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 7% above October 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes rose 0.8% from September to October.
  • The Canadian housing market remains balanced.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.5% year-over-year in October.
  • The national average sale price rose 7.1% on a year-over-year basis in October.

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate

Boards and Associations edged up 0.7 per cent in October 2014 compared to September.

This marks the sixth consecutive month of stronger resale housing activity compared to a quiet start to the year, and the strongest activity for the month of October since 2009.

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Canadian home sales ease back in September

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity in September 2014 was down from the previous month.

Highlights:

  • National home sales fell 1.4% from August to September.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 10.6% above September 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes declined by 1.6% from August to September.
  • The Canadian housing market remains balanced.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.3% year-over-year in September.
  • The national average sale price rose 5.9% on a year-over-year basis in September.

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations fell by 1.4 per cent on a month-over-month basis in September 2014, marking the first monthly decline since January of this year.

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Canadian home sales edge higher in July

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up almost one per cent in July 2014 from the previous month.

Highlights:

  • National home sales rose 0.8% from June to July.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was 7.2% higher than July 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes edged up 0.4% from June to July.
  • The Canadian housing market remains in balanced territory.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.3% year-over-year in July.
  • The national average sale price rose 5.0% on a year-over-year basis in July.

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations rose 0.8 per cent on a month-over-month basis in July 2014, marking the sixth consecutive monthly increase and the highest level for sales since March 2010.

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Canadian home sales edge higher in June

According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up almost one per cent on a month-over-month basis in June 2014.

Highlights:

  • National home sales rose 0.8% from May to June.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 11.2% above June 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes was little changed from May to June.
  • The Canadian housing market remains in balanced territory.
  • The national average sale price rose 6.9% on a year-over-year basis in June.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 5.4% year-over-year in June.

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations rose 0.8 per cent on a month-over-month basis in June 2014, marking the fifth consecutive monthly increase and the highest level for sales since March 2010.

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