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

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

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

Home buyers are facing one of the worst supply shortages in Fraser Valley history. Our sales are over 30 per cent above normal, while our housing stock is at levels last seen in the early 80s.

Larry Anderson, President of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

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

Key Highlights of the Abbotsford Real Estate Market for Detached Homes

Here's a high-level snapshot of what went on with the market for detached homes in Abbotsford for August 2021.

  • 112 Sales
  • 117 New Listings
  • 174 Active listings
  • $1,152,700 Benchmark Price
  • $1,152,500 Median Price
  • $1,179,556 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 64.37%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for detached homes in Abbotsford in August 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 Detached Home Market Changes

Following are some of the highlights for detached homes for sale in Abbotsford in August 2021:

  • There were 112 detached home sales in Abbotsford in August 2021 – a change of -23.29% over August 2020 and a change of -3.45% over July 2021
  • There were 117 new listings of detached homes in Abbotsford in August 2021 – a change of -47.30% over August 2020 and a change of -10.69% over July 2021
  • The average price of a detached home in Abbotsford in August 2021 was $1,179,556 – a change of 34.22% over August 2020 and a change of 5.90% over July 2021

If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for detached home in Abbotsford in August 2021, make sure you check out the next section.

Detailed Overview of the Market for Detached Homes in Abbotsford

Check out the table below for more detailed information on what happened in the Abbotsford detached home market in August 2021 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.

Abbotsford Detached Home Stats

Metric Aug 2021 Aug 2020 % Change Jul 2021 % Change
Sales 112 146 -23.29% 116 -3.45%
New Listings 117 222 -47.30% 131 -10.69%
Active Listings 174 358 -51.40% 211 -17.54%
Benchmark Price $1,152,700 $849,800 35.64% $1,136,100 1.46%
Median Price $1,152,500 $825,000 39.70% $1,086,500 6.07%
Average Price $1,179,556 $878,813 34.22% $1,113,792 5.90%

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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