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WinnipegREALTORS® Press Release; August 3, 2012

WINNIPEG- WinnipegREALTORS® noted the 2011 third quarter was quite exceptional so a formidable foe to outperform in 2012. July 2012 proved this point. When it came to the finish lineMLS® sales fell short by less than 2% or 21 sales. Dollar volume was the reverse as July 2012 eked out a narrow victory over July 2011 by a little over $6 million or 2%. Close for sure on both accounts and while neither years’ set all time best sales records for this summer month they both are slightly better than the 10-year running average of 1,223MLS® sales.

Fastest to the finish line in record fashion is the year-to-date dollar volume. Never before has WinnipegREALTORS® in its 109-year history transacted $2 billion inMLS® sales in the first seven months of the year. With five months to go and a cushion of an 8% gain over the same period last year the potential for another annual dollar volume record which will eclipse $3 billion...