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2020 Annual Residential Statistics


January 8th, 2020 The 2020 annual sales information is in, and residential property sales recorded through the Matrix™ System for the Barrie and District Association of REALTORS® (BDAR) showed a strong growth in number of units sold and the average price of units sold as compared to 2019.

Simcoe County Residential Units Sold & Average Price for the Year 2020 versus 2019


Simcoe County

In Simcoe County, the number of homes sold month-over-month rose five times and decreased six times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between May and June when the units sold increased 98.1%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April when units sold in Simcoe County declined 51.6%.


In 2020, Simcoe County saw average price increase ten times and decrease once. The strongest month for growth was between November and December when the average price of units sold grew 7.4%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April when the average price of units sold declined by 4.6%


City of Barrie

In Barrie, the number of homes sold month-over-month rose six times and decreased five times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between May and June when the units sold increased 114.7%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April when units sold in Barrie declined 60.6%.


Throughout last year, the average price in Barrie increased seven times and declined four times. The strongest month for growth occurred between November and December when average price increased 9.5%. In contrast, the most significant decline occurred between April and May at a 2.2% decline.


Simcoe County Excluding Barrie

In Simcoe County Excluding Barrie, the number of homes sold month-over-month rose five times and decreased six times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between May and June when the units sold increased 90.6%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April when units sold outside of Barrie declined 46.1%.


The average price of homes increased eight times and declined three times in 2020. The strongest growth in average price of units sold occurred between April and May when there was a growth of 10.4%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April when prices declined 5.9%.


Innisfil

In Innisfil, the number of homes sold month-over-month rose six times and decreased five times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between January and February when the units sold increased 209.5%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April when units sold in Innisfil declined 66.1%.


The average price of homes rose six times and decreased five times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between September and October when the average price increased 14.6%. The steepest decline occurred between January and February when home prices in Innisfil declined 23.1%.


Orillia


In Orillia, the number of homes sold month-over-month rose five times and decreased six times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between May and June when the units sold increased 150.0%. The steepest decline occurred between March and April, when units sold in Orillia declined 58.1%.


The average price of homes rose six times and decreased five times throughout 2020. The strongest growth occurred between May and June when the average price increased 15.4%. The steepest decline occurred between June and July, when home prices in Innisfil declined 9.6%.



Disclaimer

The prices reflected in this media release are based on homes sold via the live Barrie and District Association of REALTORS® (BDAR) Matrix™ Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) only. Statistical anomalies in average home prices, including irregularly high and/or substantially low residential, sold unit prices have been evaluated and/or removed from the data sets used to calculate final averages in order to illustrate market trends with improved accuracy.


The Barrie & District Association of REALTORS®

The Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® cautions that over a period of time the use of average price information can be useful in establishing trends, but it does not indicate actual prices in widely divergent areas or account for price differentials between geographical areas. The prices reflected in this media release are based on homes sold via the live BDAR MLS® system only.


Using a Local Professional REALTOR®

“REALTOR®” is a professional designation. A REALTOR® is a licensed real estate professional belonging to local, provincial and national associations. They have completed an intensive real estate program and have the skill set, expertise and experiences that you will need when buying or selling your home. Realtors® have a network of resources available at their fingertips. They understand financing and mortgage rules, insurance and liability coverage, and all the legal details involved in real estate. As a skilled negotiator, your local BDAR Realtor® will help you get the most value when buying or selling a home.


About the Home Price Index (HPI)

The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) conducts an analysis based on prices for Benchmark properties tracked by the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) for the overall market area served by the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® Inc (BDAR). The MLS® HPI is the most accurate gauge for price levels and trends, which vary by neighbourhood. For more detailed information, please contact your local BDAR REALTOR®. To learn more visit https://www.crea.ca/housing-market-stats/mls-home-price-index/about-hpi/


About BDAR

The Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® (BDAR) represents over 1,100 REALTORS® in the Barrie and Simcoe County region. BDAR provides its members leadership opportunities, professional development, and other tools and services to help them deliver a high standard of services to their clients. BDAR is community‐focused and believes that community prosperity is largely based on shelter and home ownership. The Association has a strong focus on affordable housing and helping first‐time buyers understand how to get on the housing ladder. To learn more visit https://bdar.ca


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