Real estate market activity in the first two months of 2014 remained slightly ahead of the same period in 2013.
Total MLS® sales in February were 412, a 4.6 per cent increase over February 2013 when 394 units sold and a 20.5 per cent increase over the 342 sales reported to the Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB) in January 2014.
The MLS® HPI single-family home benchmark price for the entire Greater Victoria region was $483,400 in February, a 1.4 per cent decrease when compared to the February 2013 value of $490,100.
At the regional level, the MLS® HPI benchmark price for the single family benchmark home in the Core municipalities was $547,800. This benchmark price is virtually unchanged when compared to both the previous month and February 2013. In Westshore, the MLS® HPI benchmark price for the single family benchmark home was $408,500, up 0.9 per cent from January 2014 and a 1.0 per cent decrease compared
with last February. The MLS® HPI benchmark price for the single family benchmark home on the Peninsulawas $502,600 for February, an increase of 1.1 per cent over the previous month and a 4.1 per cent decrease year-over-year.
Total Waterfront Single Family Dwellings sold: 8
Total Non-waterfront Single Family Dwellings sold: 219
Single Family Dwellings sold over $1 million: 15 (4 over $1.5 Million)
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