Edmonton, November 2, 2020: Total residential unit sales in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) real estate market for October 2020 increased 26.34% compared to October 2019 and decreased 0.21% from September 2020. The number of new residential listings is up year over year, increasing 14.75% from October 2019. New residential listings are down month over month, decreasing 7.43% from September 2020. Overall inventory in the Edmonton CMA fell 12.10% from October of last year and decreased 3.88% from September 2020.
For the month of October, single family home unit sales are up 38.02% from October 2019 and decreased 5.89% from September 2020 at 1,118. Condo unit sales increased 2.37% from October 2019 and decreased 13.28% from September 2020.
All residential average prices are up to $382,060, a 7.97% increase from October 2019, and up 1.50% from September 2020. Single family homes sold for an average of $442,854, a 5.05% year-over-year increase from October 2019, and a 0.72% increase from September 2020. Condominiums sold for an average of $231,608, a 1.67% increase year-over-year, and prices are down 1.34% compared to September 2020. Duplex prices increased 2.34% from October 2019, selling at $336,314, which was a 1.23% decrease from September 2020.
“The Edmonton market has seen an increase in year-over-year unit sales, compared to a slight decrease in month-to-month sales,” says REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair Jennifer Lucas. “There have also been more sales of single-family homes, condos and duplexes compared to October of last year, while we’ve seen stable or decreasing month over month sales in all markets, which is typical for this time of year. We’re pleased to see year-over-year increases in pricing across all markets, with single family home pricing up 5.05%, duplexes up 2.34%, and condos up 1.67%.”
Single family homes averaged 47 days on the market, a thirteen-day decrease from last year. Condos decreased to an average of 58 days on the market, an eighteen-day decrease from last year, while duplexes averaged 50 days on market, a thirteen-day decrease compared to October 2019. Overall, all residential listings averaged 50 days on market, decreasing by 15 days on market year-over-year and three days compared to the previous month.