Metropolitan Resale Snapshot

The Resale Market Stabilizes

National existing home sales inched higher in October as an increase of 1.3 per cent interrupted a string of seven straight declines. Buyers continue to be wary against a backdrop of high interest rates and uncertain economic prospects.

December 1, 2022   •   8-min read

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Previous Releases

The Resale Market Continues to Look for a Bottom

National existing home sales continued to drop in September, with the 3.9 per cent decline representing the seventh straight monthly drop. High interest rates and softening economic prospects are making buyers cautious. The decline puts transactions 32 per cent below September 2021 and 19 per cent below the 10-year average of seasonally adjusted monthly sale.

October 20, 2022  •  8-min read

The Resale Market May Be Approaching a Trough

Although August’s 1 per cent dip in national existing home sales was the sixth straight monthly drop, it was the smallest of these drops and may indicate that sales are bottoming out. The decline nonetheless left transactions 28 per cent below August 2021 and 14 per cent below the 10-year average of seasonally adjusted monthly sales.

September 29, 2022  •  8-min read

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