Toronto housing sales drop 15%, but no relief yet for home buyers

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Toronto housing sales drop 15%, but no relief yet for home buyers

Canadian Press | 13/03/05 | Last Updated: 13/03/05 8:31 AM ET
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TORONTO — The number of homes sold last month in the Toronto area was down about 15% from the same time last year.

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The Greater Toronto Area Realtors association says there were 5,759 sales through the Toronto Multiple Listing Services in February.

That’s down from 6,809 in February 2012, when the month had an extra day.

The lower sales volume continues a months-long trend in Toronto.

However, prices continued to go up.

The association says the average transaction price last month in the Greater Toronto Area was $510,580, up from $510,249 in February 2012.