Red Deer Real Estate Weekly Market Report, week 31

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Red Deer sales/listing report for the week, July 20th – July 26th, 2020 report

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If you’re planning to buy or sell residential real estate now or in the future, it’s important to know and understand as much as possible about your local market. That’s why each week we post the Red Deer Real Estate market report comparing sales & listings. It’s important to compare homes sales to home listings to help map the market.

Before planning any real estate transaction it’s important to understand, each real estate market is local. Keep in mind, when someone says “Canadian real estate market” or even “Alberta real estate market” it doesn’t necessarily apply to your local market. Too many real estate decisions are based on national real estate information but national stats should only be taken with a grain of salt because it may have zero relevance to your local market.

Real estate sales & listings comparison report for Red Deer, Alberta, July 20th – July 26th, 2020.

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Sales, listings and average price data

Number of single-family detached homes sold: 26
Number of single-family detached homes listed: 29
The average price of single-family detached homes sold: $379,880

Number of other properties (condo, apart, duplex, town-home) sold: 10
Number of other properties (condo, apart, duplex, town-home) listed: 6
Number of condominiums sold: 6
Number of condominiums listed: 4
The average price of condominiums sold: $159,500

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Properties sold price breakdown

Number of residential units sold between 0-200k: 5
Number of residential units sold between 201-300k: 10
Number of residential units sold between 301-400k: 14
Number of residential units sold between 401-500k: 5
Number of residential units sold between 501-750k: 2
Number of residential units sold above 751k: 0

Total entered the market 
Listings: 35

Total off the market
Expired & cancelled: 12
Listings sold: 36

 (entered market) – 48 (off-market) =  -13

The week prior to this saw a large number of listings and it balances out this week with fewer listings. We may have witnessed the ‘spring market’ spread out this year due to the pandemic and it may have caught up with itself.

It’s also important to notice that sales were higher this past week than usual. Right now an ideal market would see more sale than listings because over the last few years we’ve witnessed a buyers market with so much inventory.

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when too many homes are listed for sale it has a negative impact on pricing. Keep in mind, if you list your house to sell just “testing the market” you will essentially reduce prices as a whole and negatively impact your possible results. The more listings there are (competition), the lower sale prices head. Supply and demand – too much supply inversely impacts prices. In turn, when a Realtor uses “sold” homes as comparable homes for a market evaluation on your home listing 3 months or 6 months down the road, you’ll have directly and negatively impacted your future sale price. Only list if seriously planning to sell.

It’s still a buyer favoured market in Central Ab and that indicates it’s a great time to buy. If you’re a buyer waiting for prices to drop you’ll likely buy higher than prices are right now.

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Hosted by Blake King Realtor® and Big Earth Realty. Blake continually monitors the Red Deer and Central Alberta real estate market to track changes and watch trends to help his clients make the most informed decisions buying or selling their home. If you want to learn more about how local market stats affect your buying selling decision call or email Blake anytime (403) 350-7672 or