BCREA Housing Market Update for June 2020
The BC Real Estate Association has released it’s latest BC market update for June 2020. BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discusses the May 2020 statistics. For BC overall the home sales increased month over month. The activity however, was well below the normal sales volume which was down 45% from May 2019. Active listings are also down 24% in the province year over year. They are classifying the present market as a balanced market in BC, but every region has their own market conditions in the province. In BC, home prices are up year over year.
For Kamloops specifically there was a 46.5% decline in the volume of sales with 175 sales reported for May 2020. The average price in Kamloops did increase 1.8% to $435,621. The number of active listings remains low, with a 15.9% decline year over year. There presently is 5.9 months supply of listings on the Kamloops market with 1,029 units for sale. May of 2019 saw an average price of $414,858 and 272 unit sales for the month. May 2019 also saw 4.1 months worth of supply and 1,116 active listings at that time.
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