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January 2011 Ottawa Real Estate Board Market News

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 675 residential properties in January through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system compared with 719 in January 2010, a decrease of 6.1 per cent.

Some interesting real estate stats provided by the Ottawa Real Estate Board

Average home prices in Ottawa from 2004-2010 Chart showing the housing price (%) increase or decrease over previous year Residential and condominium resale activity from 1980-2009

On balance, a steady year for Ottawa resale home sales

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 620 residential properties in December through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services View .pdf

Healthy market in November; new Board President

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 942 residential properties in November through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 913 in November 2009, a increase of 3.2 per cent. View .pdf

How’s the housing market?

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,042 residential properties in October through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,197 in October 2009, a decrease of 12.9 per cent. View .pdf

Ottawa housing sales near average in September

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,074 residential properties in September through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,218 in September 2009, a decrease of 11.8 per cent. View .pdf

Better supply of properties for sale brings balance to housing market; prices rise steadily

After an HST-influenced dip in sales in July, August saw a return to a more normal number of sales. Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,122 residential properties in August through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,211 in August 2009, a decrease of 7.3 per cent. View .pdf

Still a seller’s market in Ottawa; prices rise steadily

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,149 residential properties in July through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,578 in July 2009, a decrease of 27.2 per cent. View .pdf

How’s the housing market?

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,615 residential properties in June through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,897 in June 2009, a decrease of 14.9 per cent. View .pdf

Slower May after record-setting April: could it be the HST?

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,694 residential properties in May through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,967 in May 2009, a decrease of 13.9 per cent. View .pdf

Hottest April on record for resale housing market

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,841 residential properties in April through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,591 in April 2009, an increase of 15.7 per cent. View .pdf

Ottawa housing market soars into spring

Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,499 residential properties in March through the Board’s Multiple Listing Services® system compared with 1,161 in March 2009, an increase of 29.1 per cent. View .pdf