Canadian home sales down in December

Canadian home sales down in December

 

Ottawa, ON, January 15, 2015 – According to statistics released today 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.
  • The 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.

 

For more information, please contact:

Pierre Leduc
Media Relations / Relations auprés des médias
pleduc@crea.ca

The Canadian Real Estate Association / L’Association canadienne de l’immeuble
200 Catherine Street, 6th Floor / 200, rue Catherine, 6e étage    Ottawa, ON K2P 2K9
Tel/Tél: +1 (613) 237-7111    Fax/Téléc: +1 (613) 234-2567

CREA monthly stats and MLS HPI Nov 2014

Author: bramptonrealestateboard

At the Brampton Real Estate Board (BREB) we believe in the ownership of Real Estate. Our objective is to contribute to the capability and growth of our members in their endeavors by marketing all forms of real property throughout the greater Brampton, Halton Hills and Caledon marketplaces and beyond. The Brampton Real Estate Board is dedicated to providing an environment in which it’s Member REALTORS®, employees, Board of Directors, and Committee volunteers are encouraged to grow, succeed and develop in order to provide the highest level of professional conduct and service.

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