987 residential properties were sold in the month of October, compared to 1,670 sold in October 2021.That’s a decrease of 41%.
“After the volatility of the past two pandemic years, which was unsustainable, the market is correcting and adjusting,” says Penny Torontow, Ottawa Real Estate Board President. “The slowdown is compounded by Bank of Canada interest rate increases, which further exacerbates buyer hesitancy and weakens people’s purchasing power—especially first-time homebuyers.”
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Source: Ottawa Real Estate Board, www.oreb.ca
Here is a breakdown of October 2022 Ottawa Real Estate Market Numbers: