Calgary Housing Statistics
Most Recent Calgary Real Estate Statistics: October 2022
- Days on Market: 40 (Down by 7.0% from a year ago)
- Average Price: $509,576 (Up by 5.1% from a year ago)
- Active Listings: 3,887 (Down by 20.3% from a year ago)
- Sold Listings: 1,857 (Down by 15% from a year ago)
- New Listings: 2,175 (Down by 13% from a year ago)
- Sold to List Price Ratio: 97.62% (Down by 0.17% from a year ago)
- Sold Above Asking Price: 391 (Down by 9.2% from a year ago)
- Months of Inventory: 2.09 (Down by 6.2 from a year ago)
- Odds of Selling: 42.8% (Up by 3.0% from a year ago)
Calgary Housing Prices
|2021 - October||2022 - October||Y/Y - % Change|
|Total Sales Volume||$1,058,514,418||$946,283,065||-10.60%|
|Months of Supply||2.23||2.09||-6.25%|
|Sales to New Listings Ratio||87.39%||85.38%||-2.02%|
|Sales to List Price Ratio||97.80%||97.62%||-0.17%|
|Days on Market||43||40||-7.37%|
Number of Days it Takes to Sell a Home in Calgary (DOM)
In October 2022, the number of days an average property listed on the market was for 40 days. In the same month of 2021, the average MLS® listing in Calgary sold in 43 days. This figure is composed of all listings on the Calgary MLS® System, including condominiums: apartments, townhouses, and single-family and attached houses within the boundaries of Calgary city limits.
Average Real Estate Prices in Calgary
The average price of a home in Calgary was $509,576 in October 2022. Currently, it compares to be 5.1% higher than it was in the same month of 2021 when the combined price of single-family, condominiums and attached homes were recorded at $484,668.
Active MLS® Listings in Calgary
Active listings on the market in Calgary can often be the indication of a shifting market as real estate prices can be influenced by the difference between the supply of inventory and the number of buyers being active in the market.
On the last day of May, the number of active listings in Calgary was recorded at 3,887 units, which is a decrease of 20.3% compared to October of 2021 when 4,876 homes were listed for sale in Calgary, AB.
Number of Homes Sold in Calgary
The number of sold homes in Calgary last month was 1,857 properties. It is reflecting a seasonal trend when compared to September's numbers of 1,901 sold units, or a month-to-month decrease of 2.3%. On a year-over-year comparison, the number of sold units decreased by 15%.
New Listings in Calgary
When compared to the same month in 2021, the number of new listings in Calgary in October 2022 decreased by 13% as CREB has recorded 2,175 new listings coming on the market in Calgary. On a month-to-month comparison, the number of new listings in Calgary decreased by 17.1% which is a combination of falling demand and the seasonal cycle of the real estate market.
Homes Sold Above the Asking Price
The demand for quality homes in Calgary remains as the number of properties that have sold at or above the asking price in October exceeded 391 listings which represent 21.1% of the total sold listings in Calgary. In the same month of the previous year, 427 homes have sold for equal or higher than the initial asking price.
Months of Housing Supply
The pace of the market or months-of-inventory indicates the level of interest of the homebuyers on the street. A typical balanced market can be characterized by a 2-3.5 month of inventory.
Currently, the number of active listings is sitting at a supply of 2.09 months. It means, that if buyers would be acquiring real estate at the same rate and no new listings were to enter the market, then it would take this many months to buy up all of the available real estate listings in Calgary. In October 2021, the housing supply was sitting at an inventory of 2.23 months, meaning that buyers are 6.2% more active today to purchase real estate than they were a year ago.
The Odds of Selling a Home
The odds of selling takes into consideration the amount of sold properties compared to all the available listings in Calgary that were on the market in a given month.
Within the City of Calgary, in October 2022, a total of 47.8% out of all MLS® listings were sold when compared to the active listings which were recorded on the last day of the month (excluding expired and terminated listings throughout the month). It also means that 52.2% of homeowners did not succeed at selling and they either became an expired listing or have been terminated at the request of the seller. At the same time in 2021, homeowners were able to sell their properties with a 3% higher success rate as approximately 44.8% of all the listings in Calgary that went up for sale have sold.