In this post, we’re going to take a close look at key numbers for the Abbotsford townhouse market for May 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.
Demand hasn't changed. What's changed is supply. In the last three months, buyers have 40 per cent more inventory to look at in the Fraser Valley and it's allowed them to take back a little control. We're seeing resistance to multiple offers and buyers adjusting their offers, or even waiting, because they have more selection. We're a long way from a balanced market, but supply is helping us to head in the right direction.Larry Anderson
And we're going to look at how the numbers for May 2021 compare with the numbers for May 2020 and for April 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 May 2021.
- 77 Sales
- 116 New Listings
- 115 Active listings
- $561,600 Benchmark Price
- $621,000 Median Price
- $610,705 Average Price
The sales-to-active-listings ratio netted out a market absorption rate of 66.96%, indicating that it was a Seller's Market for townhouses in Abbotsford in May 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 May 2021:
- There were 77 townhouse sales in Abbotsford in May 2021 – a change of 133.33% over May 2020 and a change of -10.47% over April 2021
- There were 116 new listings of townhouses in Abbotsford in May 2021 – a change of 48.72% over May 2020 and a change of -8.66% over April 2021
- The average price of a townhouse in Abbotsford in May 2021 was $610,705 – a change of 35.61% over May 2020 and a change of -2.08% over April 2021
If you're really keen to understand what happened in the market for townhouse in Abbotsford in May 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 May 2021 and see how it compares with the previous year and previous month.
Abbotsford Townhouse Stats
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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.