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WinnipegREALTORS® Press Release, September 10, 2014

WINNIPEG - 2014 is going down as the year of more listings. In August the healthy supply of MLS® listings did not translate into more sales. In fact, MLS® sales dropped 12% in comparison to the same month last year. The 10-year average for August sales activity still shows August 2014 down 5%. 

Listings is another story altogether. Based on the 10-year average for August active listings or current inventory at the end of August, August 2014 has 59% more listings at 5,108. As for new MLS® listings entered on MLS® in the month of August, the 2,106 new listings were up 22% over the 10-year average. While a disappointing result, year-to-date sales activity is in a virtual deadlock with last year. 2013 is the fourth best year on record for sales activity. Dollar volume on the other hand is on pace to set another annual record as is up nearly 4% from last year which turned in a third consecutive record-breaking dollar...