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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 townhouse market for August 2021 – including sales, new listings, active listings, as well as benchmark, median and average prices for townhouses for sale in Abbotsford.

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.

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 Townhouses

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

  • 56 Sales
  • 50 New Listings
  • 86 Active listings
  • $598,300 Benchmark Price
  • $605,000 Median Price
  • $604,069 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 65.12%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for townhouses 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 Townhouse Market Changes

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

  • There were 56 townhouse sales in Abbotsford in August 2021 – a change of -26.32% over August 2020 and a change of 3.70% over July 2021
  • There were 50 new listings of townhouses in Abbotsford in August 2021 – a change of -39.02% over August 2020 and a change of -19.35% over July 2021
  • The average price of a townhouse in Abbotsford in August 2021 was $604,069 – a change of 23.72% over August 2020 and a change of -1.48% over July 2021

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

Abbotsford Townhouse Stats

Metric Aug 2021 Aug 2020 % Change Jul 2021 % Change
Sales 56 76 -26.32% 54 3.70%
New Listings 50 82 -39.02% 62 -19.35%
Active Listings 86 153 -43.79% 103 -16.50%
Benchmark Price $598,300 $465,200 28.61% $587,300 1.87%
Median Price $605,000 $495,000 22.22% $623,750 -3.01%
Average Price $604,069 $488,243 23.72% $613,157 -1.48%

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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