September Market Stats Down from Last Year
The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,317 sales were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in September. Sales were 4.7 per cent lower than the same month last year.
There were 1,940 properties listed in September, a decrease of 9.5 per cent compared to September of last year.
“The sales numbers are lower than last September’s, but the hot real estate market in the Greater Hamilton-Burlington area continues,” said RAHB CEO George O’Neill. “Sales are 16 per cent higher than the 10-year average, while the end of month inventory is 39.5 per cent lower than a year ago. The Hamilton-Burlington area continues to attract many people looking for a great place to live and work.”
Seasonally adjusted* sales of residential properties were 5 per cent lower than the same month last year, with the average sale price up 14 per cent for the month. Seasonally adjusted numbers of new listings were 8.3 per cent lower than September of 2015.