MLS® home sales in Peterborough and the Kawarthas remain above average in August
The number of homes sold through the MLS® System of the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Association of REALTORS® Inc. totaled 258 units in August 2021 declining 11.3% from August 2020.
Home sales were 6.3% above the five-year average and 7.9% above the 10-year average for the month of August.
On a year-to-date basis, home sales totaled 1,973 units over the first eight months of the year. This was a substantial gain of 33.8% from the same period in 2020.
"Although sales in MLS® listed properties were down from last August, the number of sales in August 2021 was still slightly above the historical average for this time of year," said Jon Maxwell, President of the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Association of REALTORS® Inc. "The number of newly listed properties last month was marginally below what would be considered a typical August. As a result