Summer is here! Along with some beautiful weather. As we enjoy this change of pace and season, we take a moment to look back on the performance of the Burlington local property market and consider what this means for future trends.
Vaccination rates are rising, COVID-19 cases are on the decline, and the housing market continues to surge along, with limited inventory fueling record sales prices across most of the country. In addition to rising housing prices, there have been reports that interest rates may soon rise as well.
The year-over-year statistics indicate an upward trend, with the average price of a detached home in Burlington now $1,496,909 - up 36.9% from June 2020.
For now, mortgage rates remain low, and buyers are taking note, with total mortgage debt increasing 7.8% over the past year. In many areas, buyers are making multiple offers, some for well over asking price, while others are making offers on homes sight unseen. Demand for housing remains strong, and with an undersupply of available homes to choose from, housing starts are up, with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reporting a seasonally-adjusted increase of 3.2% from April to May.
We live, work and play in Burlington, and it is our goal to inform and share with you what's happening and why our communities are so special to us. Below you will find the June 2021 Market Snapshot for Burlington!
Across all styles of homes in Burlington, the Average Sales Price increased! Average Sales Price increased 36.9 percent to $1,496,909 for Detached homes, increased 22.2 percent to $848,510 for Semi-Detached/Townhouse homes and increased 33.2 percent to $629,450 for Condos. Across all styles, homes are selling in record time too. Average Days on Market decreased 50.0 percent to 11 for Detached homes, decreased 46.2 percent to 7 for Semi-Detached/Townhouse homes, and decreased 32.0 percent to 17 for Condos. It’s a great time to sell in Burlington!
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