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

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

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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.

Attached apartment inventory in particular has struggled to keep up with the shift in demand we saw prominently throughout last year. Without sufficient supply, it has become increasingly challenging for buyers looking to enter the market at that level.

John Barbisan, President of the FVREB

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

  • 46 Sales
  • 58 New Listings
  • 54 Active listings
  • $371,600 Benchmark Price
  • $497,400 Median Price
  • $480,050 Average Price

The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 85.19%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for townhouses in Abbotsford in February 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 in Abbotsford in February 2018:

  • There were 46 townhouse sales in Abbotsford in February 2018 – a change of 15.00% over February 2017 and a change of 27.78% over January 2018
  • There were 58 new listings of townhouses in Abbotsford in February 2018 – a change of 38.10% over February 2017 and a change of 13.73% over January 2018
  • The benchmark price of a townhouse in Abbotsford in February 2018 was $371,600 – a change of 25.80% over February 2017 and a change of 2.71% over January 2018

If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for townhouse in Abbotsford in February 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 February 2018 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.

Abbotsford Townhouse Stats

MetricFeb 2018Feb 2017% ChangeJan 2018% Change
Sales464015.00%3627.78%
New Listings584238.10%5113.73%
Active Listings54515.88%56-3.57%
Benchmark Price$371,600$295,40025.80%$361,8002.71%
Median Price$497,400$351,07341.68%$385,50029.03%
Average Price$480,050$356,61734.61%$402,52419.26%

Abbotsford Real Estate Market Infographic

Abbotsford Townhouse Market Update February 2018 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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