March Stats Show Little Increase
Stats from the Ottawa real estate board:
1,525 residents properties sold in March. Only an increase of 1.2% from last year in March. The average price of a residential property was $559,739 and $369, 311 for condos.
Stay tuned in April when we will have a better idea of the real numbers. Buying or selling a home right now should only occur is absolutely essential. Stay safe and stay home everyone. 😊
More stats below 📊⬇️ Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,525 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® System, compared with 1,507 in March 2019, an increase of only 1.2 per cent. March’s sales included 1,170 in the residential-property class, up 3.3 per cent from a year ago, and 355 in the condominium-property category, a decrease of 5.1 per cent from March 2019. The five-year average for March unit sales is 1,465.
March’s average sale price for a condominium-class property was $369,311, an increase of 27.3 per cent from this time last year while the average sale price of a residential-class property was $559,739, an increase of 16.5 per cent from a year ago. Year to date figures show an 18.8 per cent and a 23.2 per cent increase in average sale prices for residential and condominiums, respectively. * *The Board cautions that the average sale price can be useful in establishing trends over time but should not be used as an indicator that specific properties have increased or decreased in value. The calculation of the average sale price is based on the total dollar volume of all properties sold. Price and conditions will vary from neighbourhood to neighbourhood.