Chris Dudeck

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WinnipegREALTORS® Press Release, January 9, 2015

WINNIPEG – While the increase in MLS® listings has been grabbing headlines in 2014 MLS® sales have still fared well. MLS® sales in December were up 5% over December 2013 and 3% above the 10-year average for December sales activity. As for annual MLS® sales, it was a repeat performance. When it was all said and done sales in 2014 fell shy of 2013 by only 42 sales (well under 1%). This makes 2014 WinnipegREALTORS® 5th highest year for MLS® sales.

The widest margin in sales activity from the highest sales year in 2007 to 2014 is less than 2% so the top five years are all in a very narrow range.  2014 MLS® sales are also less than 2% ahead of the 10-year annual average of 12,631 sales.

A similar trend is not the case for MLS® listings. This was especially evident in 2014 when current listings entered on the MLS® system each month were consistently up over the previous year and in many months the...