T REB President Dorothy Mason announced today that the Toronto resale homemarket continued its run of healthy showings in August, with 6,976 homes changing hands through the TorontoMLS system.

“Last month was the second best August ever recorded, off moderately from the record 7,498 figure achieved in 2005. In addition, the year as a whole has seen 59,488 singlefamily dwelling sales, up marginally from 2005’s January to August performance. As people return from their summer holidays, we are looking forward to an even more active autumn market.” Prices remain stable in August, with the Average coming in at $338,192, less than one per cent lower than the July figure of $342,034. This figure is up five per cent over the $323,255 recorded during August of 2005.

Breaking down the total, 2,627 sales were reported in TREB’s 28 West districts and averaged $321,415; 1,181 sales were reported in the 14 Central districts and averaged $401,244; 1,493 sales were reported in the 23 North districts and averaged $388,674; and 1,675 sales were reported in TREB’s 21 East districts and averaged $275,050.

Click to view Residential Market Update – August 2006