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Ottawa, ON, October 15, 2019 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales were up slightly in September 2019.
- National home sales rose 0.6% month-over-month (m-o-m) in September.
- Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was up 15.5% year-over-year (y-o-y).
- The number of newly listed properties edged back by 0.6% m-o-m.
- The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) advanced by 0.5% m-o-m and 1.3% y-o-y.
- The actual (not seasonally adjusted) national average sale price was up 5.3% y-o-y.
Home sales recorded via Canadian MLS® Systems advanced for the seventh consecutive month, raising them 18% above the six-year low reached in February 2019 but leaving them about 8% below highs reached in 2016 and 2017. (Chart A)
Activity was up in slightly more than half of all local markets, led by Greater Vancouver (GVA) and the Fraser Valley (which together constitute the Lower Mainland of British Columbia).
Actual (not seasonally adjusted)...
Many people think that selling Stony Plain real estate may be more difficult in the fall, and this couldn’t be further from the truth. There are even some things you can do yourself to make sure your home is fall ready. Here are some tips on how you can help sell your home this fall.
Cleaning and maintaining your yard
This first point is very important as the exterior of your home is the first impression everyone will get when looking at homes for sale Stony Plain. During the fall season you’ll want to make sure your yard looks clean and well maintained, and you can do this buy raking the leaves regularly, removing any other debris, and ensuring the walkway is clear of debris and mud.
Washing the windows
Making sure your windows are clean is essential when trying to sell your home in the fall. With the rain, wind, and mud being thrown around your windows may get dirty on the outside. So make sure you clean them thoroughly before a viewing. When people are viewing homes for sale...
Altus Group Partners with The Canadian Real Estate Association and its Member Real Estate Boards and Associations to Expand the MLS® Home Price Index Nationally
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