Ottawa Real Estate Update | April 2021 Edition

Last month in March 2021 members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 2,285 residential properties an increase of 50.9%  compared to 1,514 in March 2020.

We had 2,798 new properties were listed for sale in March which is a 36.6% increase compared to March 2020, leaving the total number of residential properties for sale at 1,188 a decrease of 39.8% from March of last year.

We currently have 0.5 Month Of Inventory on the market and a new listing sales rate of 81.7%, a very strong seller’s market in Ottawa. 

It took an average of 14 days for properties of all types to sell in March which is 9 days shorter than the average in march 2020 and 8 days shorter than February.    

Of these 2,285 sales, 1,705 were freehold houses, and 580 were condominiums.  

The average sales price for a freehold house sold in February 2020, was $758,802 showing an increase of 35.4% over March 2020.  While condominium average prices rose 17.9% from last year to $437,041.

For a more detailed breakdown of the monthly, yearly and 62-year history of Ottawa real estate visit

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