MARCH 2014 Buyers Survey blog 1412
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The results of OMREB's MARCH 2014 Buyers Survey are now in and posted! A total of 222 respondents participated in this survey – representing 62% of the 361 OMREB sales representatives who acted as Buyers Agents, and 38% of the 585 deals closed on behalf of Buyers in March (the highest response rate to date – since September 2010).
CONGRATULATIONS! We are happy to report that Bruce Dougall of RE/MAX Kelowna has won the draw for a "Free MATRIX User Fee" for the month of MAY 2014 for his participation in the March Survey. We thank Bruce for taking the time to answer the required questions about his Buyers and their purchases.
MARCH SURVEY SUMMARY
* During the month of March, there was an increase in purchases of recreation and revenue properties, as well as people moving to Strata units and Seniors communities, compared to the previous month.
Buyer Type (Family Dynamic):
** There were more purchases by couples without kids, empty nesters/retirees and single females during March than the previous month.
*** Compared to February, more buyers moved from within other areas of BC, the Lower Mainland/Vancouver Island, and Eastern Canada/Maritimes in March.
2011-2014 PIE CHARTS:
REALTORLink Archive: Monthly Buyers Survey results, averages and highlights are posted and archived for easy reference and download on OMREB Statistics page on REALTOR Link.
Lisa Butler | Professional Real Estate Agent
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