Faris Team CEO and Broker, Mark Faris, says 2020 started strong, but the first lockdown turned activity downward by April. The market bounced back quickly, and was stronger than ever the rest of the year. Watch below to see exactly how the market performed throughout an unprecedented year.
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3 Market Trends in 2020:
1. Lack of active listings.
By December active listings were down
73% in Barrie
81% in Orillia
87% in Midland
2. Spike in average sale price
Despite low inventory, homes sold fast, and sales increased between 17-25%
3. Moving North
Influx of GTA buyers meant 3x more sales in $1M+ range, driving average sale prices up
First half of 2021 will remain a strong seller’s market
Months of inventory is tightest it’s ever been
Bidding wars will continue with so few homes to choose from
Already in January, we’ve seen listings get 40+ offers
Working from home will continue to drive GTA buyers north, where their dollar stretches farther
Second half of 2021 depends on how industries and jobs are affected by the pandemic
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