Archive : 2013

FEBRUARY MLS® SALES DROP OFF 11% - MLS® New Listings Decline 12%

Call it what you will, whether some rather harsh winter weather conditions or just softening in the local marketplace for this time of year, there was a real parallel in the drop off of new listings and sales at 12 and 11% respectively. The conversion of new or current listings to sales remained the same this February as in the past two years. So one way of interpreting what happened this year to precipitate less sales activity is there were less property owners willing to put their property on the market. At the same time, buyers at least for single family homes did not reach into the older existing inventory to any great extent to buy what was on the market...

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WinnipegREALTORS® is pleased to introduce Richard Dettman as WinnipegREALTORS® 2013 president. He becomes the 110th president to head up this long standing industry association comprised of over 1700 members active in the local real estate market. He takes over from outgoing president Shirley Przybyl...

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2012 MLS® SALES REACH 13,000 LEVEL - New Annual Dollar Volume Record Set at $3.2 Billion

2012 has to be regarded as another exceptional year with sales only nudged out in 2007 and 2011 by the slightest of margins. Annual dollar volume resulted in moving the bar a little bit higher again and it is only the second time in WinnipegREALTORS® 109-year history where sales dollar volume has exceeded the $3 billion mark achieved in 2011. In only 5 years, the total MLS® dollar volume has increased 44%. This increase equates to nearly $1 billion...

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