Archive : 2010

- FEBRUARY MLS® SALES UP 8%--- Majority of Homes Sell For Over $200,000

Besides resulting once again in another month where dollar volume sets a new record for the month as it was up 9% over the previous best dollar volume February in 2008, a significant development this month is a clear shift in overall residential-detached sales activity to price ranges over $200,000. Leading the way is the $200,000 to $249,999 price range where one out of every four homes sold in this category. Last February the same percentage of activity happened in the $150,000 to $199,999 price range. Overall, 56% of homes sold in February went for above $200,000. The under $100,000 sales dipped to only 8% in comparison to 11% in February 2009...

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- JANUARY MLS® DOLLAR VOLUME RECORD SET - - - First Time MLS® January Sales Dollar Volume Cracks $100 million

Despite MLS® sales being down less than 500 for the first time in 6 years, dollar volume continues to forge ahead as it crashed through the $100 million mark for the first time in the month of January. Helping bring this level up to a record total in January was a home sale worth $1,080,000. Last year WinnipegREALTORS® saw more million dollar plus sales than ever before at 14 (previous best was 2008 with 8 sales)...

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- SLOW START, GREAT FINISH TO 2009 - - - Almost $2.5 Billion Worth of MLS® Sales

Winnipeg’s MLS® market shook off early year recession concerns and another major flood to post a much better second half and end the year with a strong result. 2009 MLS® sales of 12,182 only take a back seat to the 2007 record-setting year of over 13,000 sales and to 2008 and 2006 where sales were 12,630 and 12,304 respectively. Considering in the early stages of 2009, MLS® sales were down as much as 12% and worked their way back to be off less than 4% is quite a come back. More impressive however is that MLS® dollar volume rebounded from being down 9% at the end of May to finish ahead by 2%, and in doing so, set an all time best MLS® dollar volume record just shy of $2.5 billion...

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