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

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

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

While it's great to see the increase in inventory we were looking for, both buyers and sellers remain careful as pricing continues to climb.

John Barbisan, President of the FVREB

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

Key Highlights of the Abbotsford Real Estate Market for Townhouses

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

  • 61 Sales
  • 101 New Listings
  • 96 Active listings
  • $390,200 Benchmark Price
  • $503,000 Median Price
  • $485,050 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 63.54%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for townhouses in Abbotsford in April 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 Townhouse Market Changes

Following are some of the highlights for townhouses for sale in Abbotsford in April 2018:

  • There were 61 townhouse sales in Abbotsford in April 2018 – a change of 12.96% over April 2017 and a change of 10.91% over March 2018
  • There were 101 new listings of townhouses in Abbotsford in April 2018 – a change of 68.33% over April 2017 and a change of 21.69% over March 2018
  • The benchmark price of a townhouse in Abbotsford in April 2018 was $390,200 – a change of 27.52% over April 2017 and a change of 1.88% over March 2018

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

Detailed Overview of the Market for Townhouses in Abbotsford

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

Abbotsford Townhouse Stats

MetricApr 2018Apr 2017% ChangeMar 2018% Change
New Listings1016068.33%8321.69%
Active Listings967331.51%7331.51%
Benchmark Price$390,200$306,00027.52%$383,0001.88%
Median Price$503,000$406,37123.78%$526,000-4.37%
Average Price$485,050$390,47224.22%$519,020-6.55%

Abbotsford Real Estate Market Infographic

Abbotsford Townhouse Market Update April 2018 Infographic


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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