Appointments are down -2.5% compared to last week, but listings are up 28% and sales are up 11%. The sold/appointment index is also down 2 points, showing that buyers are seeing fewer homes before making an offer. This indicates that buyers are highly motivated to put pen to paper.
Comparing the first half of August 2021 to August 2020, we are down -11.5%. However, compared to the the same time frame in 2019 we are up 16%.
In Hamilton, higher price ranges continue to increase in popularity, but the #1 price range remains $550-600k. Burlington saw a slight shuffle in price ranges, and the luxe $2M+ price range took the #5 spot. Niagara also saw a slight shuffle in price ranges with low, mid and high price ranges all represented in the top 5.