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The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board recently published the statistics for the Abbotsford real estate market, among others, for January 2021.

In this post, we’re going to take a close look at key numbers for the Abbotsford condominium market for January 2021 – including sales, new listings, active listings, as well as benchmark, median and average prices for condominiums for sale in Abbotsford.

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.

Buyers are very motivated right now. Lending rates are the lowest they've ever been, your housing dollar goes further in the Fraser Valley and we've seen a societal shift in the last year in how people value their homes. People are asking us to find them more space.

Chris Shields - President, FVREB

And we're going to look at how the numbers for January 2021 compare with the numbers for January 2020 and for December 2020 .

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 2021.

  • 48 Sales
  • 119 New Listings
  • 183 Active listings
  • $327,300 Benchmark Price
  • $305,500 Median Price
  • $305,064 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 26.23%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for condominiums in Abbotsford in January 2021 (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 for sale in Abbotsford in January 2021:

  • There were 48 condominium sales in Abbotsford in January 2021 – a change of 20.00% over January 2020 and a change of -42.86% over December 2020
  • There were 119 new listings of condominiums in Abbotsford in January 2021 – a change of 41.67% over January 2020 and a change of 205.13% over December 2020
  • The average price of a condominium in Abbotsford in January 2021 was $305,064 – a change of -0.06% over January 2020 and a change of -6.76% over December 2020

If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for condominium in Abbotsford in January 2021, 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 2021 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.

Abbotsford Condominium Stats

Metric Jan 2021 Jan 2020 % Change Dec 2020 % Change
Sales 48 40 20.00% 84 -42.86%
New Listings 119 84 41.67% 39 205.13%
Active Listings 183 183 0.00% 146 25.34%
Benchmark Price $327,300 $312,000 4.90% $325,300 0.61%
Median Price $305,500 $285,250 7.10% $314,250 -2.78%
Average Price $305,064 $305,239 -0.06% $327,186 -6.76%

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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