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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 detached home market for January 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.

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 Detached Homes

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

  • 114 Sales
  • 147 New Listings
  • 153 Active listings
  • $927,000 Benchmark Price
  • $950,850 Median Price
  • $1,009,782 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 74.51%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for detached homes 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 Detached Home Market Changes

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

  • There were 114 detached home sales in Abbotsford in January 2021 – a change of 107.27% over January 2020 and a change of -14.29% over December 2020
  • There were 147 new listings of detached homes in Abbotsford in January 2021 – a change of 44.12% over January 2020 and a change of 81.48% over December 2020
  • The average price of a detached home in Abbotsford in January 2021 was $1,009,782 – a change of 22.38% over January 2020 and a change of 4.17% over December 2020

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

Abbotsford Detached Home Stats

Metric Jan 2021 Jan 2020 % Change Dec 2020 % Change
Sales 114 55 107.27% 133 -14.29%
New Listings 147 102 44.12% 81 81.48%
Active Listings 153 153 0.00% 150 2.00%
Benchmark Price $927,000 $798,600 16.08% $896,500 3.40%
Median Price $950,850 $815,000 16.67% $910,000 4.49%
Average Price $1,009,782 $825,095 22.38% $969,375 4.17%

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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