The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,298 sales of residential properties located within the RAHB market area through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in April 2022.
- Sales were down by 20.7% month over month, and down by 31.3% compared to April 2021.
- There were 2,451 new listings in April, which was down 3.6% month over month, and compared to April 2021, there was a decrease of 7%.
- The average sale price for residential properties across the RAHB market area was $1,013,081, which was down 5.6% over the previous month, and up 18.2% compared to April 2021.
- The inventory of listings increased to 1.2 months of inventory in April compared to 0.7 months in March. READ MORE >>
The Canadian Press, April 19, 2022
TORONTO — The Ontario government is giving property sellers the option of disclosing the details of competing offers, but not going as far as to ban blind bidding.
Minister of government and consumer services Ross Romano said in a statement that sellers will get to choose if they want to “opt for an open offer process” and share bids.
“Sellers will no longer be limited to selling their property through a closed or traditional offer system,” he said.
Blind bidding, a practice where buyers bid for a home without knowing the size of competing offers, is pointed to by some as one of the drivers behind inflated home price gains. READ MORE >>
OTTAWA – The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in Canada fell in March, while prices were up 11.2 per cent compared with a year earlier.
The association says home sales in March were down 16.3 per cent compared with the same month last year when they hit an all-time record. READ MORE >>
Sun., March 20, 2022
Hamilton is now the 18th most expensive city to rent an apartment in Canada.
If that’s got you considering home ownership, here’s a rundown of Hamilton’s least — and most (for the fantasy) — expensive house listings from March, according to Zoocasa.
Five lowest-priced homes
187 Lottridge St.
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Features: Located in the downtown core and a short walk from the Hamilton GO Centre, this semi-detached home is one of just a handful of properties listed in the neighbourhood.