The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board recently published the statistics for the Abbotsford real estate market, among others, for December 2018.

In this post, we’re going to take a close look at key numbers for the Abbotsford townhouse market for December 2018 – including sales, new listings, active listings, as well as benchmark, median and average prices for townhouses for sale in Abbotsford.

We're also going to see what kind of shape the townhouse market in Abbotsford was in for the month – whether it was a buyer's market, a balanced market, or a seller's market.

In terms of demand, this is around what we’re used to seeing for our region. There is still a great deal of interest for Fraser Valley real estate, but with prices moving slowly and more inventory becoming available, many consumers are taking a deliberate approach now that they can afford to.

John Barbisan, President of the FVREB

And we're going to look at how the numbers for December 2018 compare with the numbers for December 2017 and for November 2018.

Key Highlights of the Abbotsford Real Estate Market for Townhouses

Here's a high-level snapshot of what went on with the market for townhouses in Abbotsford for December 2018.

  • 35 Sales
  • 29 New Listings
  • 113 Active listings
  • $383,400 Benchmark Price
  • $481,000 Median Price
  • $461,572 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 30.97%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for townhouses in Abbotsford in December 2018 (click on the link learn more about local housing market ratios on the BC Real Estate Association blog).

Please note:If you want the most accurate information on how the market's doing, you need to speak with a real estate agent.

Abbotsford Townhouse Market Changes

Following are some of the highlights for townhouses for sale in Abbotsford in December 2018:

  • There were 35 townhouse sales in Abbotsford in December 2018 – a change of 0.00% over December 2017 and a change of 29.63% over November 2018
  • There were 29 new listings of townhouses in Abbotsford in December 2018 – a change of -6.45% over December 2017 and a change of -53.23% over November 2018
  • The benchmark price of a townhouse in Abbotsford in December 2018 was $383,400 – a change of 7.70% over December 2017 and a change of -2.12% over November 2018

If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for townhouse in Abbotsford in December 2018, make sure you check out the next section.

Detailed Overview of the Market for Townhouses in Abbotsford

Check out the table below for more detailed information on what happened in the Abbotsford townhouse market in December 2018 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.

Abbotsford Townhouse Stats

MetricDec 2018Dec 2017% ChangeNov 2018% Change
Sales35350.00%2729.63%
New Listings2931-6.45%62-53.23%
Active Listings11348135.42%158-28.48%
Benchmark Price$383,400$356,0007.70%$391,700-2.12%
Median Price$481,000$460,0004.57%$460,0004.57%
Average Price$461,572$448,1063.01%$464,622-0.66%

Disclaimer

All of the data for the monthly real estate market updates are taken directly from the statistics packages that the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board publishes every month.

Although rare, errors and omissions may happen from time to time. If you want to be absolutely certain the you have the most accurate data, we encourage you to click on the link to the latest statistics for the Abbotsford real estate market.

Or, better still, speak directly with an Abbotsford real estate agent who will be able to provide you with the most accurate, up to the minute information on – and insights into – the Abbotsford real estate market.

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