Canandian Home Sales in March 2013


Canadian home sales rise in March
Ottawa, ON, April 15, 2013 - According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales edged upward on a month-over-month basis in March 2013 but stayed well below levels recorded one year ago.
       National home sales rose 2.4% from February to March. 
       Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity came in 15.3% below levels in March 2012. 
       The number of newly listed homes was up 3.2% from February to March. 
       The Canadian housing market remains firmly in balanced territory. 
       The national average sale price rose 2.5% on a year-over-year basis in March. 
       The MLS® HPI rose 2.2% in March, its smallest gain in more than two years. 

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of real estate Boards and Associations and other co-operative listing systems in Canada rose 2.4 per cent on a month-over-month basis in March 2013.       

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Pierre Leduc
Media Relations / Relations auprés des médias

The Canadian Real Estate Association / L'Association canadienne de l'immeuble
200 Catherine Street, 6th Floor / 200, rue Catherine, 6e étage    Ottawa, ON K2P 2K9
Tel/Tél:+1 (613) 237-7111   Fax/Téléc:+1 (613) 234-2567        

Patricia West
Executive Assistant
Georgian Triangle Association of REALTORS®
(705) 445-7295 (phone)  (705) 445-7253 (fax)

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