July, 2021: Total residential unit sales in the Greater Edmonton Area (GEA) real estate market for July 2021 increased 2.1% compared to July 2020 and decreased 18.9% from June 2021.
New residential listings are up year-over-year, increasing 9.3% from July 2020. However, new residential listings are down month-over-month, decreasing 16.9% from June 2021. Overall inventory in the GEA was down 0.5% from July of last year and decreased 0.1% from June 2021.
For July, single-family home unit sales are down 2.1% from July 2020 and down 20.9% from June 2021 at 1,325. Condo unit sales increased 11% from July 2020 and decreased 19.6% from June 2021. Duplex/rowhouse unit sales were down 1.1% year-over-year and down 14.2% month-over-month.
All residential average prices are at $389,756, a 5.4% increase from July 2020 and down 2.1% from June 2021. Single-family homes averaged $466,091, a 6.8% year-over-year increase and a 1.3% decrease from June 2021. Condominiums sold for an average of $240,096, a 6.7% increase year-over-year, and prices are down 0.8% compared to June 2021. Duplex prices increased 7.6% from July 2020, selling at $357,064, which was a 0.5% increase from June 2021.
The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) composite benchmark price* in the Greater Edmonton Area leveled out at $349,600, a 7.2% increase from July 2020, and down 0.2% from June 2021.
Single-family homes averaged 33 days on the market, a 16-day decrease from July of last year. Condos averaged 54 days on the market, a 9-day decrease year-over-year, while duplexes averaged 37 days on the market, an 18-day decrease compared to July 2020. Overall, all residential listings averaged 39 days on the market, decreasing by 15 days year-over-year and increasing by three days compared to June 2021.