January 2021 Edmonton Real Estate Market Stats

January Housing Statistics: "All Residential Listings See Strong Start in January"

Edmonton Real EstateEdmonton, February 2, 2022: Total residential unit sales in the Greater Edmonton Area (GEA) real estate market for January 2022 increased 1.5% compared to December 2021 and increased 14.4% from January 2021. 

New residential listings decreased 8.9% year-over-year from January 2021. However, new residential listings are up month-over-month, increasing 55.7% from December 2021. Overall inventory in the GEA was down 14.8% from January of last year but increased 5.0% from December 2021.

For January, single-family home unit sales are up 10.0% from January 2021 and up 3.5% from December 2021 at 811. Condo unit sales increased 21.6% from January 2021 and decreased 0.9% from December 2021. Duplex/rowhouse unit sales were up 19.1% year-over-year and down 3.0% month-over-month.

All residential average prices are at $376,923, a 1.1% decrease from January 2021, and a 3.5% increased from December 2021. Single-family homes averaged $445,932, a 4.3% year-over-year increase and a 3.6% decrease from December 2021. Condominiums sold for an average of $224,566, a 3.7% increase year-over-year, and prices are up 3.5% compared to December 2021. Duplex prices increased 11.1% from January 2021, selling at $382,471, a 5.4% increase from December 2021. 

The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) composite benchmark price* in the GEA came in at $416,000, a 6.1% increase from January 2021, and up 1.2% from December 2021. 

“The Edmonton real estate market in January saw a slight decrease in all residential listings from January 2021, our month-over-month activity increased substantially since December 2021,” says REALTORS® Association of Edmonton Chair Paul Gravelle. “While we have predicted to see sales decrease in 2022, we are expecting prices to increase marginally as move to a seller’s market.”

Single-family homes averaged 51 days on the market, an eight-day decrease from January of last year. Condos averaged 73 days on the market, with no change recorded year-over-year, while duplexes averaged 52 days on the market, an 18-day decrease compared to January 2021. Overall, all residential listings averaged 57 days on the market, decreasing by eight days year-over-year and increasing by five days as compared to December 2021.

*The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) is a measure of real estate prices that provides a clearer picture of market trends over traditional tools such as mean or median average prices. It is designed to be a reliable, consistent, and timely way of measuring changes in home prices over time. You can find more information on the following pages. 

Edmonton market stats January 2022

January Edmonton Real Estate Stats 2022

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