April 2020 Sales Report
As expected, Milton region home listings dropped considerably for the month of April. However the average overall sale price gained marginally compared to April 2020. Townhomes actually increased in average sale from March 2020 up 0.16%.
Sales to new listing ratio
A real estate market never heads in just one direction. Several key factors can drastically influence the direction of the market including mortgage interest rates, employment levels/growth, investment growth, immigration and development. These factors can influence whether we are it is a buyer’s market or a seller’s market.
A buyer’s market exists when there are significantly more homes for sale than there are buyers. The typical end results in a drop in median sale prices over time as homeowners adjust their expectations to the current market conditions.
A seller’s market typically exists when interest rates are low are there are plenty of qualified buyers and not as many homes for sale. Buyers must react quickly and often face multiple offer situations. Prices generally rise under these circumstances.
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