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November 2019 Statistics


December 10th, 2019 The November 2019 sales information is in, and residential property sales recorded through the Matrix™ System for the Barrie and District Association of REALTORS® Inc. (BDAR) region showed a month-over-month led by slowing sales in the areas outside of Barrie. However, year-over-year sales growth was still incredibly strong.


The Housing Price Index (HPI) showed a month-over-month decrease of 0.26% from October 2019.




Month-Over-Month (November 2019 vs October 2019)

All Residential Homes


Simcoe County

413 residential units were sold in Simcoe County last month—a 19.6% decrease from October 2019. During the same time last year (October 2018 to November 2018), there was a 19.0% decrease in the number of units sold.


The average price of residential units sold last month was $512,475—a 1.9% decrease from October 2019. In comparison, the average price during 2018 decreased 2.8% from October to November.


City of Barrie

211 units were sold last month within the City of Barrie, which was 11.0% less than the number of units sold the month prior. Last year, the number of units sold between November and October decreased by 16.1%.


The average price of units sold within Barrie during November was $484,422. This was 1.3% less than the average price during October 2019. In comparison, the average price between November and October 2018 decreased by 2.8%.


Simcoe County Excluding Barrie

In Simcoe County Excluding Barrie last month, 202 units were sold. This was 27.1% less than the number of units sold during October 2019. This was a more significant decline than what was seen during the same time last year (-22.1%).


The average price of units sold in the areas outside of Barrie last month was $544,327. This was 2.5% less than the month before. In 2018, the average price of units sold outside of Barrie increased 0.8% during this same timeframe.

Year-To-Date (YTD) (November 2019 YTD vs November 2018 YTD)

All Residential Homes


Simcoe County

4758 residential units were sold in Simcoe County during November 2019 Year-To-Date (YTD) (January 1st, 2019 – November 30th, 2019). This was 16.8% more than what was sold during the same timeframe last year (January 1st, 2018 – November 30th, 2018).


The average price of residential units sold during November 2019 YTD was $521,093. This was 5.0% greater than the average price during the same timeframe last year.


City of Barrie

2222 units were sold in the City of Barrie during November 2019 YTD. This was a 10.7% growth from the same timeframe last year. This growth was less than that of total Simcoe County (+16.8%).


The average price of units sold within the City of Barrie during November 2019 YTD was $489,193. This was 3.2% more than the same timeframe last year, and this growth was less than what was seen in the total Simcoe region (+5.0%).


During November 2019 YTD, Barrie accounted for 46.7% of residential properties sold. This was 2.6 share points less than the same timeframe during 2018.


Simcoe County Excluding Barrie

2536 residential units were sold in the areas outside of Barrie during November 2019 YTD. This was 22.6% greater than the number of units sold during November 2018 YTD. This growth in number of units sold was greater than what was seen in the total Simcoe region (+16.8%).


The average price of units sold during this time was $546,660. This was 4.1% greater than what was seen during November 2018 YTD. This growth was similar to that of total Simcoe (+5.0%).


During November 2019 YTD, Simcoe County Excluding Barrie accounted for 53.3% of residential properties sold. This was 2.6 share points more than the same timeframe during 2018.

Year-Over-Year (November 2019 vs November 2018)

All Residential Homes

The Housing Price Index (HPI) showed a year-over-year increase of 1.42% between November 2019 and November 2018.


Simcoe County

413 residential units were sold in Simcoe County last month—29.5% more than the same time last year. As well, the average price of residential units sold was $512,475 which was 8.5% greater than that of November 2018.


City of Barrie

211 units were sold during November 2019 within Barrie. This was 26.3% more than the number of units sold during November 2018. This growth was less than that of total Simcoe County (+29.5%).


The average price of residential Barrie units sold during November 2019 was $484,422—7.0% greater than the average price of units sold during November 2018. This growth was slightly less than the average-price growth of total Simcoe County (+8.5%).


Sales in Barrie accounted for 51.1% of residential sales in Simcoe County last month. This was 1.3 share points less than the same time last year.


Simcoe County Excluding Barrie

202 residential units were sold outside of Barrie during November 2019, and this was 32.9% greater than the number of units sold during November 2018. This growth was greater than the 29.5% growth seen in the total Simcoe region.


The average price of units sold in Simcoe County Excluding Barrie last month was $544,327. This was a 7.8% increase in the average price, year-over-year. This increase in average price was around the same as the growth seen in Simcoe County (+8.5%).


Residential property sales outside of Barrie accounted for 48.9% of sales in Simcoe County last month. This was 1.3 share points more than the same time last year.

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 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 almost 1,000 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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