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March Multiple Listing Service® Sales Up 8%

WINNIPEG - March finished off a strong first quarter of sales activity with 1,089 sales, an 8 % increase over March 2019. First quarter MLS® sales rose 12% over the same period in 2019. MLS® stands for the Multiple Listing Service®. It is a cooperative real estate...

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February continues upward climb with a 15% increase

WINNIPEG - MLS® sales activity in February replicated January’s 15% increase resulting in 837 sales. The extra day helped as the only other year to see sales rise above 800 in February was in the 2016 leap year. Dollar volume of $236 million was not as strong with a...

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City to unveil multi-year budget

By Peter Squire The City of Winnipeg is embarking on a new path this year with the plan to unveil and approve a multi-year budget spanning four years. It truly is a balancing act, and to this end, the October 2019 release of this budget process speaks to what must be...

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Civic Centre Parkade among buildings set for demolition

Winnipeg Real Estate News The year has just begun and already it has been a tough one for some of Winnipeg’s older buildings. Several have met the wrecker’s ball or are currently being demolished. In time, these sites will all give way to new developments, but before...

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Divorce and your mortgage: Here’s what to know

Divorce can be complicated for many reasons, including financial ones. The good news is that the divorce rate in the U.S. dropped to a 40-year low in 2018, according to the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University. For every...

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2020 Starts Strong with 731 MLS® Sales in January

WINNIPEG - 2020 got off to a strong start with 731 MLS® sales, a 15% increase over January 2019 and 18% more than the 5-year average total. Dollar volume rose 18% to $207.4 million. The 1,870 listings entered on MLS® in January were up less than 5% and at month end...

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November MLS® Activity Maintains Strong Pace in 2019

WINNIPEG - November sales, dollar volume and listings contributed to a strong second half finish to 2019. November’s 902 sales transacted on WinnipegREALTORS® MLS® were up 4% over November 2018 and on record to be the second time sales eclipsed 900 in this month....

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September caps off a resurgent third quarter

WINNIPEG - WinnipegREALTORS® experienced its strongest third quarter of market activity on record with close to 4,100 MLS® sales worth 1.19 billion dollars. Each of the three months had their highest dollar volume totals ever for their respective months. A new sales...

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Condo sales propel August to a record month

WINNIPEG - A record month of sales and dollar volume activity for August capped off a very active summer. July and August were identical twins when it came to sales. However dollar volume differed with lower dollar volume in August due in part to condominium sales...

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June sales just shy of last June’s market activity

WINNIPEG - June sales of 1,528 fell short of June 2018 market activity by 1% and 3% from the 5-year average for this month. What really stood out in June is extensive inventory which offers buyers record levels of choice in one of the most affordable housing markets...

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Average monthly rent up 4% in Canada

Winnipeg among the least expensive cities for renters, report says Following two months of decline, the average monthly rental rate in Canada increased 4% in  May, according to the June national rent report produced by Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting....

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