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

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

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

This will be the third consecutive year of heightened market activity for our region, and we’re starting 2018 exactly where we left off – gradually rising prices, tight inventory, and the dominance of attached home sales.

Gopal Sahota, President of the FVREB

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

Key Highlights of the Abbotsford Real Estate Market for Condominiums

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

  • 48 Sales
  • 74 New Listings
  • 60 Active listings
  • $300,100 Benchmark Price
  • $287,500 Median Price
  • $291,318 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 80.00%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for condominiums in Abbotsford in January 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 Condominium Market Changes

Following are some of the highlights for condominiums in Abbotsford in January 2018:

  • There were 48 condominium sales in Abbotsford in January 2018 – a change of 14.29% over January 2017 and a change of -26.15% over December 2017
  • There were 74 new listings of condominiums in Abbotsford in January 2018 – a change of 0.00% over January 2017 and a change of 100.00% over December 2017
  • The benchmark price of a condominium in Abbotsford in January 2018 was $300,100 – a change of 37.09% over January 2017 and a change of 4.71% over December 2017

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

Detailed Overview of the Market for Condominiums in Abbotsford

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

Abbotsford Condominium Stats

MetricJan 2018Jan 2017% ChangeDec 2017% Change
Sales484214.29%65-26.15%
New Listings74740.00%37100.00%
Active Listings60110-45.45%3762.16%
Benchmark Price$300,100$218,90037.09%$286,6004.71%
Median Price$287,500$191,00050.52%$274,9004.58%
Average Price$291,318$197,14447.77%$286,8621.55%

Abbotsford Real Estate Market Infographic

Abbotsford Condominium Market Update January 2018 Infographic

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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