12 Jan REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE: DECEMBER EDITION
With over 95,000 home sales, the GTA real estate market had its third strongest year on record in 2020. This represents an 8.4% increase over 2019 results despite coming to a near-standstill last spring. December 2020 sales were up a remarkable 65% from a year ago. Overall prices accelerated further, particularly in the detached home sector, under extremely tight demand-supply conditions. Condo inventories swelled in December with active listings up 172% in the 416 and 159% in the GTA.
❄But while condo prices have continued to soften as inventories increase, their December 2020 sales were spectacular. At nearly 76% greater than for the same period last year, sales numbers indicate there’s no shortage of condo buyers in the GTA. Condos will be the market segment to watch in 2021.
Source: TREB statistics December 2020.