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Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for May 2020

 Friday, June 5, 2020     Kirsten McNamee     Real Estate Trends

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The Real Estate Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) just released their May 2020 Statistics. In this article we will review and summarize these statistics.RAHB reported a total of 852 sales within the residential market area for May 2020. Sales were down 42.2% over May 2019, and up 43.4% compared to last month. It was also reported that the average sale price of a residential property had a 10% increase over May 2019 to $655, 418. 

When we take a look at the above chart, Residential Market Activity, we see that the Hamilton Mountain once again had the greatest number of sales with a total of 132. The area also had an average property price of $561, 221. Another area that did quite well was Stoney Creek, with a total of 103 sales, and an average residential property price of $650, 580. Let's now turn our attention to the map below, where we can take a more in depth look at each neighbourhood in Hamilton. 

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The above map, Average Residential Price by District, illustrates the entire Hamilton area by neighbourhood. Allowing us to see how each neighbourhood did in terms of the average property price for the month. Sub areas to take note of were; 16, 42, 51 and 53 - each of these areas had the highest average residential property price. 

It was reported that, and according to the above map, that Flamborough had an average price for a residential property being $837,679. The next area that we need to mention is Ancaster, where the average price was $806,662, and it had a total of 58 sales. Finally it's important to mention Stoney Creek, which had the highest average residential property price of $1,060,033 with a total of 103 sales. The next chart we'll take a look at is the Hamilton Residential Table. 

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The final chart is the Hamilton Residential Table, which breaks down the overall numbers for May 2020. When we review this chart we can clearly see everything from the total number of sales to the average days a property is on the market. It also shows us the percentage in the difference from the previous month. 

In May 2020 Hamilton saw a total of 574 sales of residential properties, this is a 40% decrease when compared to the same time last year. However, the average cost of a residential property had an increase of 10% to $604,578. It's also important to note that the number of days a property was on the market went up by 3.3 days to 28.9 days. 

RAHB May 2020 Statistics 

It was reported that there were a total of 852 sales of residential properties in May 2020, in the RAHB market area. It was also reported that sales were down 42.2% over May 2019, and up 43.4% when compared to April 2020. The average residential property was reported to be up by 10% to $655,418, and up 6.3% compared to last month. 

When it comes to single family homes, it was reported that there was a decrease by 42.5%, and the average price increased by 11.6%. Townhouse sales saw a decrease by 42.1%, compared to the same time last year, with an increase of 9.3% in the average price to $555,716. Apartment-style properties there was a 35.1% decrease from May 2019, and the average price saw a decrease of 6.4%. 

"New listings and sales are understandably down compared to May 2019; however, the average sale price has held fairly steady week-over-week during COVID-19 due to a balance of buyers and sellers. The province moving safely into phase one of re-opening has improved consumer confidence, leading to an increase in activity compared to April. If progress continues and the weather cooperates, we should expect higher activity in June." - RAHB President Kathy Della-Nebbia 

For More Information About These Statistics 

If you're looking for a more in-depth matrix of these statistics, please refer to Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for May 2020.

Contact a Sales Representative at Judy Marsales 

Have questions about these May 2020 statistics? You can contact one of our sales representatives at any of our three locations. If you've been curious about how much your home is worth, try our What's My Home Worth calculator right now. 


Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for April 2020

 Friday, May 8, 2020     Kirsten McNamee     Local Hamilton Market Statistics

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The Real Estate Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) just released their April 2020 Statistics. This article will be reviewing and summarizing these statistics. It was reported that there were 482 sales in April 2020. Sales were down 63.4% over April 2019 and 56% over last month. it was also reported that the average price of a residential property was $614,412, which means there was an increase of 4.3% from April last year, but down 6.6% compared to last month. 

When we take a look at the above chart, Residential Market Activity, we can see that the Hamilton Mountain had the most sales with a total of 74. The area reported an average property price of $555,624. Another area to note is Hamilton Centre, which saw a total of 56 sales for the month of April. With an average residential property price of $430,145. Let's now turn our attention to the map below and get a better look at each area in Hamilton. 

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The above map, Average Residential Price by District, allows us to view the entire Hamilton area and surrounding areas. And it allows us to see how each individual has done for the month of April in terms of sales and average property price. Sub areas to note are that had the most properties sold are; 18, 42, 50 and 51. 

Areas with the highest average property price for the month of April 2020 were; Ancaster, Dundas, Waterdown and Flamborough. Ancaster reported an average property price of $819,378 and had a total of 30 sales. Waterdown reported an average property price of $720,541 and had a total of 17 sales. Flamborough had an average property price of $664,683, with a total of only 9 sales in April. Finally, Dundas reported an average property price of $646,734 and reported a total of 19 sales. Let's now turn our attention to the chart below and review the statistics a bit closer with the Hamilton Residential Table. 

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The final chart that we will review today is the Hamilton Residential Table. By reviewing this chart we are able to see everything from the total number of sales to the average days a property was on the market. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a clear impact on the real estate market with numbers being lower than what we are used to seeing. But with that being said the average price of a property was up by 6% to $559,559. 

For the month of April 2020, Hamilton saw a total of 337 sales of residential properties, which was down 59% compared to the same time last year. However, the average days a property was on the market actually went down by 1.6% to 23.9 days. And it was reported that the months inventory was up by. 

RAHB April 2020 Statistics 

The April 2020 Real Estate statistics reported a total of 482 sales of residential properties, located in the RAHB market area. Sale were reported to be down 63.4% over April 2019 and 56% over last month. The average residential sake price was reported to be $614,412, which is up 4.3% compared to the same time last year. 

It was reported that when it came to single family homes, RAHB reported a decrease of 60.8% when compared to the same time last year. Townhouse sales activity also saw a decrease in April of 67.1% and they also saw a 8.8% decrease in price. Apartment-style property sales saw a decrease by 70.9% from April 2019, with their average price dropping by 3.8%. 

"The beginning of the year was quite active and we were antcipating a busy Spring; however, the number of new listings and sales within the RAHB market area for April were down compared to the previous month and year as a result of the measures that were taken by the province and my fellow REALTORS® to slow the spread of COVID-19. RAHB REALTORS® have been working remotely where possible to assist their clients to buy and sell properties when the need is vital. This includes virtual open houses and showings, and abiding by the provincial and public health guidelines to ensure everyone is healthy and safe." - RAHB President Kathy Della-Nebbia 

For More Information About These Statistics 

If you're looking for a more in-depth matrix of these statistics, please refer to Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for April 2020

Contact a Sales Representative at Judy Marsales 

Have questions about these April 2020 statistics? You can contact one of our sales representatives at any of our three locations. If you've been curious about how much your home is worth, try our What's My Home Worth calculator right now. 


Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for March 2020

 Friday, April 3, 2020     Kirsten McNamee     Real Estate Trends

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The Real Estate Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) just released their March 2020 Statistics. We'll be reviewing and summarizing these statistics. It was reported that there were 1,098 sales in March 2020. Sales were up 10% over February 2020 but down 3.1% over March 2019. The average price of a residential property was $658,161, which is a 1.8% increase from the previous month and up 14.5% from March 2019.

Now let's review the above chart, Residential Market Activity for RAHB. The Hamilton Mountain reported a total of 168 sales with an average properties price of $556,963. Making this area number one for the month of March. The next area to note would be Stoney Creek, with 129 sales of residential properties. And with an average property price of $623,693. We can now turn out attention to the below map for an overview of the entire Hamilton area. 

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The above map, Average Residential Price by District for March, makes it possible for us to see how each area did in Hamilton for March 2020. We're able to also to note how many sales there were and the average price of a residential property price. Areas to take special note of for March were sub areas, 16, 42, 51 and 83. Each of those sub areas had the highest number of sales. 

The area with the highest average property price were Flamborough, Ancaster and Glanbrook. Flamborough had an average residential property price of $833,453 and a total of 19 sales. Ancaster saw a total of 68 sales with an average property price of $777,796. And Glanbrook reported an average residential property price of $628,073 and a total of 47 sales. Let's now take a look at the chart below, Hamilton Residential Table and review the comparisons to March 2019. 

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Our final chart to review today is the Hamilton Residential Table. It clearly shows that there was a 16% increase in the average price of a residential property of $605,140. With a reported 1,086 new listings and only a decrease of 6% compared to the same time last year. 

It was also reported that the average number of days a property was on the market was 21.1 days, 10 days less than March 2019. And when we look at the Sales Activity we can see that there were a total of 723 sales, only a 1% difference compared to the same time last year. There's a lot we can learn from these statistics and prepare for the April market. 

RAHB Statistics for March 2020 

The March 2020 real estate statistics reported a total of 1,098 sales within the RAHB market area. Sales were reported to be up 10% over the previous month. With an average residential sale price of $658,161. And the average sale price of a residential property actually saw an increase of 1.8% over February 2020. When we compare these numbers to March of last year we actually see a 14.5% increase. 

When we look at the numbers of single family homes, townhouses and apartment-style we can see that there were both increases and decreases. It was reported that the average sale price of a single family property increased by 14.3%. Townhouse sales did see a decrease in sales of 5.7% over the same month last year. However, the average sale price of a townhouse saw an increase of 14.9% to $562,336. And it was reported that the sales of apartment-style properties saw a decrease of 11.9%. But again, there was an increase in the sale price by 14.5%. 

"January and February saw increases in sales and new listings, as well as average price. For March there was growth at the beginning of the month; however, COVID-19 infiltrated our communities mid-month and slowed activity in the latter half. our REALTORS® work to be a part of the solution in the fight to flatten the curve, all the while serving clients who are in great need of their assistance. We are seeing the impact on our market activity and expect to continue to see a slowing of the market as our communities focus on the unprecedented fight." - RAHB President Kathy Della-Nebbia 

For More Information About These Statistics 

If you're looking for a more in-depth matrix of these statistics, please refer to Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for March 2020

Contact a Sales Representative at Judy Marsales 

Have questions about these March 2020 statistics? You can contact one of our sales representatives at any of our three locations. And if you're curious about how much your home is worth, try our What's My Home Worth calculator now. 


COVID-19 Message

 Tuesday, March 31, 2020     Judy Marsales      General Real Estate Advice

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To All Our Customers, Clients and Friends

It has been said that we are living in an unprecedented time. The pandemic - COVID-19 is creating unbelievable challenges for businesses, communities and families. Everything we have taken for granted is changing by the minute. However, we can all get through these difficulties by working together.

Many of us have worked through social/economic challenges before and we will do it again. We will all rise to the challenge once again and come out better, stronger and more united.

During the past few weeks the Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd family has pulled together to help one another, our customers, clients, community and families. In order to reduce the risk to everyone we work with, our hardworking sales representatives are working for the most part from home or through virtual media. They are here to provide the most up to date real estate information to help and guide you through some of your questions and concerns. As we are fond of saying “Our Knowledge Is Your Power.”

We are happy to speak to you by phone, email or video. The wonderful part of social media is that the technology has provided a great opportunity to stat connected. You can walk through homes by virtual tours, you can set up visual appointments on your computer through Zoom and other apps. You can review all the latest lending data to support your plan without even leaving your current home.

We are here for you during this extraordinary time. We are a community known for its hardworking culture, so I am sure that we will strengthen our communities, our businesses and our friendships during this difficult time. Please stay healthy, stay positive and let’s be there for each other during this long after COVID-19.

With Kindness,

Judy Marsales


Hamilton Real Estate Market Statistics for February 2020

 Friday, March 13, 2020     Kirsten McNamee     Local Hamilton Market Statistics

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The Real Estate Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) have released their February 2020 statistics. In this article we will review and summarize these statistics. It was reported that for February 2020, there were a total of 998 sales of residential properties within the RAHB market area.

Sales were up 30% compared to January 2020 and up 25.5% over February 2019. It was also reported that the average price of a residential property increased by 4.5% to $649,667. And that there was an increase of 15.5% from the same month last year. 

When we take a look at the above chart, Residential Market Activity for RAHB Areas, we can see that Stoney Creek had the second most number of sales with 106. It was also reported that there was an average sale price of $583,460. The area with the most number of sales for February 2020 was the Hamilton Mountain. With 150 sales for the month and with an average price of $542,382. To get a better idea of each area did for the month of February, we can take a look at the map below as it breaks down each area for us. 

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When we take a look at the map, Average Residential Price by District, we can clearly see that it illustrates each area in Hamilton. It shows us how many sales there were of residential properties and the average sale price for each district within the city. Sub areas to take note that had the highest number of sales were; 42, 50 and 51. 

Now let's review the areas that had the highest average property prices. The top 3 areas for the month of February 2020 were Ancaster, Flamborough and Dundas. The average price of a residential property in Ancaster was $866,101 and this area reported a total of 55 properties sold. Flamborough had an average price of $868,929, with a total of 26 sales. And Dundas saw an average property price of $740,538 with a total of 17 sales. Now let's turn out attention to the chart below and review the comparisons to February 2019 for the Hamilton Real Estate Market. 

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Our last chart to look at today is the, Hamilton Residential Table. It shows us that there was a 27% increase in sales activity and 664 sales. And there were a reported 894 new listings, that's an 11% increase compared to the same time last year. Hamilton saw a 14% increase in the average price of a residential property to $588,817.

And it was also reported that the number of days a property is on market was 24.2 days. That's 9.9 days less than the same time last year. But what else can we learn from all these statistics and what do they mean? Read more below about RAHB statistics for February 2020. 

RAHB Statistics for February 2020 

In February 2020 there were a total of 998 sales of residential properties within the RAHB market area. We saw sales increase by 30% over the last month and there was an increase of 25.5% compared to February 2019. We also need to note that the average price of a residential property, which increased to $646,667. That's an increase of 4.5% when compared to the same month last year. 

It was also reported that the number of sales for single family properties increased by 27%. And the average sale price of these properties increased by 16%. Townhouse sales saw a 21.2% increase with an average sale price increasing by 19.4% to $584,944. And when it comes to Apartment-Style property sales, they saw an increase of 19.8%. 

"The RAHB market is quite active with a significant increase in number of sales compared to last month and last year. We experienced similar activity at the beginning of 2016, which was on of our busiest markets on record. With the increase in average price and new listings, overall we are firmly in a seller's market; however, there is a greater demand at certain price points - such as below $600,000" - RAHB President Kathy Della-Nebbia

For More Information About These Statistics 

If you're looking for a more in-depth matrix of these statistics, please refer to Hamilton Real Estate Statistics for February 2020

Contact a Sales Representative at Judy Marsales 

Have questions about these February 2020 statistics? You can contact one of our sales representatives at any of our three locations. And if you're curious about how much your home is worth, try our What's My Home Worth calculator now. We look forward to working with you and helping you find the property you've been dreaming of.