Category Archives: Statistics

Barrie Real Estate Market

Did you know? Did you know the average price for a Residential detached home in the Barrie Real Estate Market was $424,655, which was a 16% increase from last March. Supply is proven to be quite low right now in various markets, not only Barrie. The higher the demand for Buyers, the higher the prices…

Real Estate Market is at its Peak….

The Real Estate Market has been incredible for 2016 throughout Southern Georgian Bay Region.  Sales from January 2016 have well surpassed those sales of the previous year, with an increase of 60%.  The only battle we seem to be facing right now, is the inventory for listings is down well over 15%, which means it…

A Population Boost

Statistics Canada announced new data showing that since 2006, the population in Simcoe County has increased by 5.7%. Statistics show that in 2006, the population was 422,204. Today, it's 446,063. Concerning the town of Wasaga Beach, the percents are even higher - Wasaga Beach has 17,537 residents, which is a 16.7% increase compared to 15,029…

Home Prices Rise in January (CREA Report)

CREA (The Canadian Real Estate Association) announced that this January, for the first time in three months, Canadian house prices have risen as a result of gains in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. The new MLS Home Price Index which was recently launched, observes the housing prices in five major urban markets. This index has risen…

‘Boring’ to ‘Volatile’ Economy in 2011

It's the 'volatile' economy that helped the Canadian market to deal with and succeed the low expectations which were set at the beginning of 2011. Nevertheless, the global economic crisis that was popular last year is expected to limit the growth in 2012 as well. Economists claim that, as a result of the debt crisis,…

Canadian Home Sales Going Up in June

Reports by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) state that the Victoria Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) had 159 housing starts. Compared to June last year, there has been a slight drop, but the most important thing is that Victoria Census Metropolitan Area stays strong this June. This year, the leader with 98 housing starts in June…