Appointments are down -24.1% compared to the previous week, no doubt a result of the Easter long weekend. Buyers and sellers are taking a break to enjoy gatherings with family and friends, compared to last year when gatherings of more than 5 people were prohibited. As such, appointments are down -36.6% compared to the same time frame last year.
The appointment/sold index has held at 12.8 as listings continue to be on par with sales.This ratio is 40% lower than last year at this time, illustrating that buyers are becoming more familiar with the market and making quicker decisions
Hamilton saw a slight shuffle in popular price ranges, remaining in the mid-high ranges. In Halton the #1 price range continues to be $1-2M followed by mid-high ranges. Niagara saw the more affordable $450-500k take the top spot, and continues to represent low, mid and high ranges in the top 5.