Canadian homes sales increase again in August, 2013: CREA

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), released national sales statistics for the month of August, 2013 recently. According to the CREA, "The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations and other co-operative listing systems rose 2.8 per cent on a month-over-month basis in August 2013. The number of local markets where sales improved on a month-over-month basis ran roughly even with those where activity edged lower in August, with increases in major urban centres tipping the balance." Highlights of CREA's report    
  • National home sales rose 2.8% from July to August.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity came in 11.1% above levels in August 2012.
  • The number of newly listed homes was up 1.8% from July to August.
  • The Canadian housing market has tightened but remains in balanced territory.
  • The national average sale price rose 8.1% on a year-over-year basis in August.
  • The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 2.9% year-over-year in August.

Read the entire report on Canadian MLS sales for August, 2013.

Get the most current market intelligence with our FREE Market Snapshot including prices of homes recently sold in your area. Get it here, now.

I’m always happy to answer your Saskatoon real estate questions.  All of my contact info is here. Please feel free to call or email.

Norm Fisher

Royal LePage Saskatoon Real Estate


No comments

Post Your Comment:

Your email will not be published
The Saskatchewan REALTORS® Association (SRA) IDX Reciprocity listings are displayed in accordance with SRA's MLS® Data Access Agreement and are copyright of the Saskatchewan REALTORS® Association (SRA).
The above information is from sources deemed reliable but should not be relied upon without independent verification. The information presented here is for general interest only, no guarantees apply.
Trademarks are owned and controlled by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). Used under license.
MLS® System data of the Saskatchewan REALTORS® Association (SRA) displayed on this site is refreshed every 2 hours.