October 15, 2013 - According to statistics released today by The
Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales posted a small
month-over-month increase in September 2013.
home sales edged up by 0.8% from August to September.
(not seasonally adjusted) activity came in 18.2% above levels in September
number of newly listed homes declined by 1.4% from August to September.
Canadian housing market has tightened but continues to remain balanced.
national average sale price rose 8.8% on a year-over-year basis in September.
MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) rose 3.1% year-over-year in September.
The number of
home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards
and Associations and other co-operative listing systems edged up a modest
eight-tenths of one percent on a month-over-month basis in September 2013.