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September 2017 Regional Residential Statistics

September 2017 Regional Residential Statistics Check out this September’s Regional Residential Statistics, RLP Market Update, and Regional Update Residential Stats. Regional sales are down 16%, but average sales prices across the region have increased 24%. With 2.6 months of supply, we are heading back into a balanced market.      St Catharines’ average sale price soared to 33.5% year-to-date, and total unit sales only fell 5.7%      Niagara-on-the-lake saw a -16.7% decrease in unit sales, but a 33% increase in average sale price.      Niagara Falls unit sales decreased 23.3%, but overall sales price increased 17.1%    
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July 2017 Regional Residential Statistics

Check out this July’s Regional Residential Statistics,, RLP Market Update and, Regional Update Residential Stats   Residential Stats July 2017 RLP Market Update July 2017 July Facebook Info  
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June 2017 Regional Residential Statistics

Check out this June’s Regional Residential Statistics,, RLP Market Update and, Regional Update Residential Stats June Facebook Info Residential Stats June 2017 RLP Market Update June 2017
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Royal LePage Regional Update – May 2017

1419 residential properties were listed in May 2017 representing an increase of 30% over April.  Unit Sales are not slowing down as we head into summer months, up 15.6% over last month and closely inline with 2016 year to date figures.  The average sale price is currently $408,449 or an increase of 30% over the same period last year.  1131 listings remained active at the end of May which represents 1.4 months of inventory based on current demand.  We are still very much in a Sellers’ Market however the increase in inventory and average sale prices holding firm month to
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April 2017 Regional Residential Statistics

Check out this April’s Regional Residential Statistics, RLP Market Update and Regional Update Residential Stats Residential Stats April 2017 RLP Market Update April 2017 April Facebook Info
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February 2017 Regional Residential Statistics

Check out this February’s Regional Residential Statistics Residential Stats February 2017 RLP Market Update and 2017 February Regional Update Residential Stats Feb 2017 RLP Market Update FEB 2017 February Facebook Info
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December 2016 Regional Residential Statistics

Check out the year end 2016 Regional Residential Statistics, Year End 2016 Regional Residential MLS Sales, December 2016 Regional Residential Market Update, along with inventory and sales trends for the year. Residential Stats 2016 RLP Market Update DEC 2016 Months Of Inventory Trend 2016 Residential Average Sale Price Trend 2016 Residential Unit Sales Trend 2016  
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All in the Family Spotlight

Royal LePage Niagara Real Estate Centre Brokerage Spence / Johnstone family brokerage has built a solid reputation for helping its clients and its community. BY SCOTT LESLIE Margie Spence is the president at the Royal LePage Niagara Real Estate Centre Brokerage―an award-winning family firm serving the greater Niagara, Hamilton and Haldimand areas. In her three plus decades in the real estate business, the industry has undergone tremendous changes. But there`s one thing that`s never changed for Margie.  “When people ask me, I tell them I`ve always had a passion for real estate,” she says. “I can`t imagine doing anything else.”
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CEO Tim Hudak visits Royal LePage Niagara

  Ontario Real Estate Association – CEO Designate Tim Hudak met with Brad Johnstone, Ryan Johnstone and Barb Sukkau at our offices in St. Catharines today to have a chat about issues that matter to Ontario Realtors. After thanking Tim for the work they are doing increasing  the Land Transfer Tax Rebate for first time home buyers, we also spoke about OREA’s plans moving forward on Personal Real Estate Incorporation, RECO’s discipline process, communication with members and professionalism in general. It was a great meeting and we wish Tim Hudak much success as he takes over the role as CEO
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August 2016 Regional Residential Statistics

August Residential Sales Up Over August of 2015 August 2016 Regional Residential MLS Sales August Regional Residential Market Update August 2016 Regional Residential Infographic The summer market has continued to be a very busy one with sales exceeding last August by 20%. The average sale price for single family homes in the Region for the year was $323,616 up 9.6% over 2015 for the same timeframe. While sales were down 5% from July the average sale price for August was $344,233 an increase of 5% Over the July average sale price of $321,212. Inventory levels are still low which is
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Royal LePage Gives Back

Royal LePage Gives Back Royal LePage Niagara Real Estate sales representatives from across the Region filled laundry hampers with much need household and children’s items to be given to clients leaving the Women’s Shelters to embark on their new lives. Approximately 175 Hampers of Hope were collected on August 18th along with donations of $1,200 cash – all delivered directly to Women’s Shelters in Beamsville, Welland, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines the next day. Royal LePage’s national Charity – The Shelter Foundation – is 100% funded and administered by Royal LePage Canada, with 100% of all donations going directly to
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July 2016 Regional Residential Statistics

Sellers Market Continues for July July 2016 Regional Residential MLS Sales July 2016 Regional Residential Market Update July 2016 Regional Residential Infographic The July sales for Single Family Residential homes were 21% higher than last July but 12% below the sales activity for June. The average sale price year to date was $321,212 up 14.5% over 2015. And sales exceeded last year by 21%. We are still in a strong sellers market with the sales to listings ratio ranging from 75% to a high of 135% in the districts within the region. Inventory levels are still low compared to the demand resulting in
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Royal LePage Niagara / In Touch Receives the AE LePage Brokerage of The Year Award 2014 – Ontario

Royal LePage Niagara & In Touch was recently awarded the 2014 AE LePage Brokerage of The Year for Ontario.  This award recognizes a standard of excellence, leadership, and performance.  Congratulations to our team at Royal LePage Niagara and In Touch.
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