In this post, we’re going to take a close look at key numbers for the Abbotsford detached home market for December 2018 – 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.
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 Detached Homes
Here's a high-level snapshot of what went on with the market for detached homes in Abbotsford for December 2018.
- 51 Sales
- 39 New Listings
- 272 Active listings
- $792,600 Benchmark Price
- $774,000 Median Price
- $824,350 Average Price
The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 18.75%, indicating that it was a Balanced Market for detached homes 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 Detached Home Market Changes
Following are some of the highlights for detached homes for sale in Abbotsford in December 2018:
- There were 51 detached home sales in Abbotsford in December 2018 – a change of -37.80% over December 2017 and a change of -7.27% over November 2018
- There were 39 new listings of detached homes in Abbotsford in December 2018 – a change of -52.44% over December 2017 and a change of -66.38% over November 2018
- The benchmark price of a detached home in Abbotsford in December 2018 was $792,600 – a change of 0.04% over December 2017 and a change of -1.30% over November 2018
If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for detached home in Abbotsford in December 2018, 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 December 2018 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.
Abbotsford Detached Home Stats
|Metric||Dec 2018||Dec 2017||% Change||Nov 2018||% Change|
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.