May 2022 Market report
YEAR OVER YEAR LISTINGS STILL STRONG IN DURHAM DESPITE COOLING MARKET
DURHAM REGION, June 3, 2022 – The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® reported 1,025 transactions through their MLS® System in May 2022, down 5.9% from April 2022 and a 34.9% drop year over year. The local housing supply doubled to 1.4 months of inventory in May from only 0.7 months in March 2022.
“May 2022 saw an average selling price for all units in Durham drop under the $1 Million mark to $995,668 which is not bad considering the overall Home Price Index and Composite Benchmark price for all home types in Durham reached $1,128,900 – a 37.63% increase just a few months ago. Prospective buyers are also relieved to see the selling price over asking price move closer to parity from earlier this year from 129% to 108%. It’s giving buyers a bit more breathing room while trying to negotiate.”
The benchmark price for single-family homes was $1,205,900, up by 28.25% on a year-over-year basis in May. By comparison, the benchmark price for townhouse/row units was $790,000, an increase of 30.42% compared to a year earlier, while the benchmark apartment price was $703,000, a sizable gain of 35.76% from year-ago levels.
DETACHED AVERAGE SELLING PRICE
(Oshawa, Whitby, Clarington)
Graphic representation of Detached average selling prices in Oshawa, Whitby, and Clarington for over a year (from January 2021 to May 2022). If you wish a custom evaluation of your area's trend, please contact us and we'd be glad to share it with you.