St. John’s Real Estate Average House Prices for July 2014

August 13, 2014 · Filed Under Monthly MLS Stats and St. John's Real Estate · Comments Off 

Total # of MLS Listings [July] = 1505
Total # of Sales [July] = 519
Number of Active Listings for Sale in Newfoundland = 5984

Numbers are based on both residential and commercial listings/sales

Here is a break down by area for July:

St. John’s Real Estate: Listings = 248 Sales = 114
Sales/Listings Ratio = 46%
Average sale price for a home in St. John’s: $343,617 for the month of July and the 12 month average $342,138

Mount Pearl Real Estate: Listings = 44 Sales = 22
Sales/Listings Ratio = 50%
Average Sale Price (12 month average): $294,849

Paradise Real Estate: Listings = 68 Sales = 25
Sales/Listings Ratio =39%
Average Sale Price (12 month average): $353,699

East Extern: Listings = 69 Sales = 25
Sales/Listings Ratio = 36%
Average Sale Price (12 month average): $390,716

Conception Bay South: Listings = 76 Sales = 39
Sales/Listings Ratio = 51%
Average Sale Price (12 month average): $304,930

St. John’s Newfoundland MLS Stats for October

November 3, 2011 · Filed Under Monthly MLS Stats · Comments Off 

Average price of real estate in St. John’s has increased slightly again this month. Average price of a home in St. John’s is hovering around $288,000.  For most of the year listings have been on the increase and sales at a decrease but we are starting to see a shift in the market now.  Listings are slowly decreasing and sales are starting to pick up.  We are up 11% this month compared to 2010 but there is virtually no change on a year to date perspective.  There are lots of buyers in the market place and we are still classified as being in a “buyers market” according to CMHC. Average sales price for a home in Newfoundland is now $248,678 up from the mid 230’s from last year.  The bulk of the sales are in the 260k to 350k price range. Expired listings are up still from last year, by 25%  Contact us for a free market evaluation on your home.


Total # of MLS Listings [October] = 813 (based on residential stats)

Total # of Sales [October] = 514

Number of Active Listings in the NLAR MLS System (ALL of Newfoundland) = 3778

Here is a break down by area for the month of October

St. John’s Real Estate: Listings = 162   Sales = 102 Sales/Listings Ratio = 63%

Average sale price for a home in St. John’s: $296,165 for the month of October and the 12 month average $288,291

Mount Pearl Real Estate: Listings = 30 Sales = 25  Sales/Listings Ratio = 83%

Average Sale Price (12 month average): $262,379

Paradise Real Estate: Listings =59 Sales = 40 Sales/Listings Ratio =68%

Average Sale Price (12 month average): $318,443

East Extern Real Estate: Listings = 45 Sales = 26  Sales/Listings Ratio = 58%

Average Sale Price (12 month average): $309,886

Conception Bay South Real Estate: Listings = 48   Sales = 31  Sales/Listings Ratio = 65%

Average Sale Price (12 month average): $270,910

MLS Trends for Third Quarter Housing Market in Newfoundland

October 18, 2011 · Filed Under CMHC Reports and Market Trends · Comments Off 

MLS® Residential Sales Up in Third Quarter

  • MLS® sales increased 12.8% to 1,493 compared to 2010’s third quarter sales of 1,323
  • July, August and September MLS® sales were 499, 551 and 443, respectively
  • Third quarter average MLS® residential house price climbed 6.5% to $253,755 compared to $238,285 during the third quarter of 2010

Buyers’ Market Conditions

  • There were a 2,658 new residential listings during the third quarter compared to 2,356 during the same period last year, an increase of 13%
  • Active listings or inventory averaged 2,750 a month from July to September versus 2,442 a month during Q3 of 2010
  • The sales-to-active listings ratio indicated that 18% of listings sold in July, 20% in August and 17% in September, and averaged 18% during the quarter, unchanged from the third quarter of 2010

Active Listings Increase

  • Active residential listings or inventory increased approximately 13% during the quarter
  • Active listings for July, August and September were 2,816, 2,807 and 2,628, respectively
  • With inventory increasing on par with sales, housing market conditions favoured buyers during the whole third quarter

Newfoundland MLS Trends for 4th Quarter 2009

January 28, 2010 · Filed Under CMHC Reports, Market Trends and St. John's Real Estate · Comments Off 

CMHC just released their latest Housing Market Information statistics for the Newfoundland real estate market today.  Here is a basic breakdown from the report:

MLS® Residential Sales Increase During Fourth Quarter

  • MLS® sales increased 7.5% to 1,293 compared to 2008’s fourth quarter sales of 1,203.
  • October, November and December MLS® sales were 473, 421 and 399, respectively.
  • Fourth quarter average MLS® residential house price climbed 10% to $212,992 compared to $193,529 during the fourth quarter of 2008 – the only consistent price growth market in Canada since 2008.

Sellers Market Conditions

  • 1,257 new residential listings during the 4th quarter compared to 1,463 during the same period in 2008.
  • Active listings or inventory averaged 1,542 from October to December versus a similar 1,528 during Q4 of  2008.
  • Sales-to-active listings ratio hit 34% in December and averaged 29% during the fourth quarter versus 26% in Q4 of 2008.

Sellers Market Keeps Active Listings Low

  • Steady demand for housing caused active residential listings to remain low during the fourth quarter.
  • Active listings for October, November and December were 1,790, 1,643 and 1,192, respectively, with new listings of 601, 416 and 240, respectively.
  • Steady demand paired with 7.5% more sales and 14% fewer new listings resulted in sellers market conditions.

Mortgage Rates

  • Canadian mortgage rates are expected to remain historically low during the first half of 2010 and increase gradually during the second half, as bond yields start to increase.
  • For 2010, the posted 5-year mortgage rate is expected to be in the 5.49% to 6.0% range.
  • The record low bank rate currently sits at 0.25%, with prime at 2.25% and 5-year fixed mortgage rates at 5.49% at major Canadian banks.

Newfoundland Real Estate Stats for October

November 4, 2009 · Filed Under St. John's Real Estate · 1 Comment 

CMHC released their Third quarter data for Newfoundland MLS Real estate the other day.  As expected, we are officially in a balanced market now within the  St. John’s Real Estate area.  New MLS listings edged down once again, as did the number of sales compared to September’s Newfoundland Real Estate Stats.  New listings were on par with 2008’s third quarter, but with available inventory 27% higher, this gives buyers more time to shop and compare houses.  Total number of houses that expired in October was up 53% since October of last year.  Having your house priced correctly is KEY in this market.

Total # of new MLS Listings [Oct] =397 (based on residential stats)

Total # of Sales [Oct] = 325

Number of Active Listings in the NLAR MLS System (ALL of Newfoundland) = 1829 (residential only)

Here is a break down by area for the month of October

St. John’s Real Estate: Listings = 167   Sales = 132 Sales/Listings Ratio = 79%

Average Sale Price is St. John’s: $217,032 for the month of October

Mount Pearl Real Estate: Listings = 26 Sales = 23  Sales/Listings Ratio = 88%

Average Sale Price: $218,681

Paradise Real Estate: Listings =40 Sales = 41 Sales/Listings Ratio =102%

Average Sale Price: $262,591

East Extern Real Estate: Listings = 28 Sales = 19  Sales/Listings Ratio = 68%

Average Sale Price: $249,459

Conception Bay South Real Estate: Listings = 45   Sales = 31  Sales/Listings Ratio = 69%

Average Sale Price: $216,627

Newfoundland Housing Market Third Quarter MLS Trends

November 3, 2009 · Filed Under St. John's Real Estate · Comments Off 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its data on the third quarter MLS housing market trends for Newfoundland yesterday.

MLS® Residential Sales Lower during Third Quarter

  • MLS® sales decreased 11% to 1,504 compared to last year’s record third quarter sales of 1,695
  • July, August and September MLS® sales were 536, 472 and 496, respectively
  • Third quarter average St. John’s MLS® residential house price climbed 13% to $206,852 compared to $182,306 during the third quarter of 2008 – the only consistent price growth market in Canada during the past 12 month period

Balanced Residential Resale Market

  • There were 2,282 new residential listings during the third quarter compared to 2,246 during the same period last year
  • However, active listings or inventory averaged 2,200 from July to September versus a much lower 1,750 during Q3 of 2008
  • Sales-to-active listings ratio hit 24% in September and averaged 23% during the third quarter versus 32% in Q3 of 2008

Balanced Market Keeps Active Listings Up

  • Normalized demand for housing caused active residential listings to increase 27% to the end of the third quarter
  • Active listings for July, August and September were 2,301, 2,150 and 2,077, respectively, with new listings of 918, 695 and 669, respectively
  • New listings were on par with 2008’s third quarter, but with available inventory 27% higher, the market was balanced

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