The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board recently published the statistics for the Abbotsford real estate market, among others, for December 2017.

In this post, we’re going to take a close look at key numbers for the Abbotsford townhouse market for December 2017 – 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 prices continued to see slight gains month-to-month, a lot of our attached inventory remained affordable and an excellent option for consumers of all types.

Gopal Sahota, President of the FVREB

And we're going to look at how the numbers for December 2017 compare with the numbers for December 2016 and for November 2017.

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 December 2017.

  • 35 Sales
  • 31 New Listings
  • 48 Active listings
  • $356,000 Benchmark Price
  • $460,000 Median Price
  • $448,108 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 72.92%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for townhouses in Abbotsford in December 2017 (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 December 2017:

  • There were 35 townhouse sales in Abbotsford in December 2017 – a change of 29.63% over December 2016 and a change of -33.96% over November 2017
  • There were 31 new listings of townhouses in Abbotsford in December 2017 – a change of 93.75% over December 2016 and a change of -27.91% over November 2017
  • The benchmark price of a townhouse in Abbotsford in December 2017 was $356,000 – a change of 20.60% over December 2016 and a change of 2.12% over November 2017

If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for townhouse in Abbotsford in December 2017, 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 December 2017 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.

Abbotsford Townhouse Stats

MetricDec 2017Dec 2016% ChangeNov 2017% Change
Sales352729.63%53-33.96%
New Listings311693.75%43-27.91%
Active Listings4858-17.24%61-21.31%
Benchmark Price$356,000$295,20020.60%$348,6002.12%
Median Price$460,000$378,00021.69%$452,0001.77%
Average Price$448,108$393,95113.75%$436,4202.68%

Abbotsford Real Estate Market Infographic

Abbotsford Townhouse Market Update December 2017 Infographic

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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