Chris Dudeck

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WinnipegREALTORS® Press Release, June 10, 2014

WINNIPEG - An all-time record setting month for MLS® dollar volume and the third highest month for MLS® sales brings year-to-date sales even with last year and dollar volume ahead by 4%.

May is really a make or break one for the year and if this is a marathon we are right up with the lead runners when it comes to staying with 2013. Where we are ahead of 2013, however, is in listings. The over 4,500 active listings by month end are up 22% from last year. New listings entered on the MLS® in May rose 10% over May 2013. It was not until 2006 that new listings in May consistently eclipsed 2,000 and we have now reached 2,755 in May 2014.

Helping set a new monthly dollar volume record was seeing for the first time the average monthly residential-detached sales price reach and climb over the $300,000 level to $300,786. The year-to-date average residential-detached price is lower at $294,232. May 2014 had three homes sell for over $1...