Trending
A red, white, and black flag with a white background.

Montreal prices accelerate as sales reach new record

A view of an apartment building with a green lawn and trees.

Home prices in Montreal continued to grow as sales reached new heights last month, according to the Greater Montreal Real Estate Board.

The median price of a single-family home in the market increased by 7% on a year-over-year basis in December, reaching $327,450. Meanwhile, the median price of plexes grew by 8% during the same time frame to settle at $525,000, and that of condos by 3% to $272,863.

These coincided with the market’s achievement of a new home sales record for December, growing by 3% annually to reach 2,825 completed transactions.

December was also the 46th consecutive month of growth in the number of transactions, according to the GMREB.

Read more:

Single-family homes accounted for 1,491 sales, growing by 3% annually. Condo sales also increased by 2% (up to 993 deals closed), while plexes shrank slightly by 1% (down to 336 transactions).

Montreal’s supply stood at 18,970 active residential listings as of the end of 2018, which was 18% lower compared to the same time in the previous year.

About the Author

Ephraim is currently a journalist at Mortgage Broker News, Real Estate Professional and Canadian Real Estate Wealth. Ephraim is a highly accomplished news reporter whose work has been published across North America and the Asia Pacific region. Before joining Key Media, Ephraim spent eight years working as a journalist with Reuters TV. His areas of expertise include real estate, mortgage, and finance. LinkedIn | Email  

Post a Comment

Related Articles

On March 21, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada made an announcement regarding temporary residents. While recognizing the contribution to Canada that immigration provides, a...

Significant legislative changes to short-term rentals in BC are coming into effect on May 1, 2024. The Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act, which gained royal assent...

Most Trending News

On March 21, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada made an announcement regarding temporary residents. While recognizing the contribution to Canada that immigration provides, a...

Significant legislative changes to short-term rentals in BC are coming into effect on May 1, 2024. The Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act, which gained royal assent...

The Metro Detroit area is diverse and dynamic, and offers real estate investment opportunities to match. With its unique mix of affordability, growth potential, and...