The Gist: May 2017

(June 03, 2017 )

“The Gist” is adapted from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Monthly MLS® Report and Press Release. Every month I summarize and post “the gist” of the MLS® data for Edmonton and area real estate activity.

The average*** single family detached price in the service area of the Edmonton Multiple Listing Service® was up 0.33% to $440,907.
The average condominium price was down 2.69% to $250,818.
The average duplex/ rowhouse price was down 3.75% to $344,406.
The average days-on-market in May was 48-days for single-family, 62-days for condos, and 61-days for duplexes.
There were 1,853 reported residential sales and 8,385 residential units for sale at month end.

The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton releases month-end and year-end results for sales through the local Multiple Listing Service® and includes all residential sales for the City of Edmonton and surrounding communities and counties. ***Average prices indicate market trends only. They do not reflect actual prices, which vary from house to house and area to area. Prior period figures have been adjusted to include late reported sales and cancellations and therefore reflect a more accurate view of the period than previously reported at month end. For information on a specific area, contact me directly***


Activity (for all residential sales on Edmonton MLS® System)

May
2017

Change from
April

Change from May 2016

SFDaverage selling price – month

$440,907

0.33%

0.26%

SFD median4 selling price

$414,250

3.56%

1.04%

Condominium average selling price

$250,818

-2.69%

-0.67%

Condominium median selling price

$228,300

-4.35%

-1.81%

All-residential5 average selling price

$379,018

0.33%

-0.73%

All-residential median selling price

$360,000

1.12%

-0.14%

# residential listings this month

3,677

16.2%

15.1%

# residential sales this month

1,853

25.4%

-2.78%

# residential inventory at month end

8,385

10.2%

-4.64%

# Total6 MLS® System sales this month

2,385

10.2%

-4.64%

$ Value total residential sales this month

$789 Million

25.6%

-5.36%

$ Value of total MLS® System sales – month

$902 Million

25.2%

-5.46%

$ Value of total MLS® System sales – YTD

$3.2

 Billion

38.8%

3.32%



1 Census Metropolitan Area (Edmonton and surrounding municipalities)
2 Single Family Dwelling
3 The total value of sales in a category divided by the number of properties sold
4 The middle figure in a list of all sales prices
5 Residential includes SFD, condos and duplex/row houses.
6 Includes residential, rural and commercial sales

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