Toronto Real Estate Report: Healthy December Sales = Best Year Ever

Healthy December Sales = Best Year Ever 

January 7, 2008 — A healthy 4,646 sales in December propelled 2007 sales to a record setting 93,193 sales, TREB President Maureen O’Neill announced today. “Year-end sales are up 12 per cent over last year and up 11 per cent over the 84,145 recorded during 2005, the Toronto market’s previous best-ever annual performance.”

On a year-over-year basis, prices rose seven per cent to $376,236 from last year’s $351,941. The annual time-on-market figure stood at 32 days versus 2006’s figure of 34 days, meaning that over the course of the past two years it has taken homes within the GTA barely a month to sell on average.

Breaking down the total, 1,756 sales were reported in TREB’s 28 West districts and averaged $357,711; 1,057 sales were reported in the 14 Central districts and averaged $531,366; 771 sales were reported in the 23 North districts and averaged $420,508; and 1,062 sales were reported in TREB’s 21 East districts and averaged $302,113.

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City of Toronto

The City of Toronto (E-1 to E-11, W-1 to W-10, and C-1 to C-15) recorded 39,052 sales in 2007, up 13 per cent over the 34,404 recorded in the previous year. Prices averaged $415,041, up 10 per cent over 2006.

Source:  TREB (Toronto Real Estate Board)

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