March 2016 Georgina Real Estate Market Report

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 by Daniel Foch

Georgina Real Estate Market Report.
Georgina Real Estate Market Report.

Click here to download the full report in .pdf form  

Georgina Multiple Listings Service Neighbourhood Map
I've been kind enough to include a Georgina MLS Neighbourhood map with this month's update! :)

 

The Georgina Real Estate Market at a Glance

We've come across a two major conclusions this month:

  1. New home supply continues to drive consumer buying patterns on both price and location.
  2. There is a massive surplus of buyers, and not enough homes to sell them

What this means, essentially, is that:

  • homes are selling faster than normal;
  • homes are selling for more money than normal;
  • homes are spending less time on the market;
  • homes are more frequently going into multiple offer situations.

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The month of March has presented us with a very interesting mix of emotions towards the Georgina Real Estate market. We've seen a marginal effort on the part of major financial institutions to exercise caution towards lending, with RBC recently increasing their mortgage rates, although this sentiment has been unmet by other banks.

With all systemic analysis aside, things are looking a little more "bubbly" than they have for the past year or so, but the spring market does always tend to bring out that quality, especially in Georgina, since the Highway 404 reached Ravenshoe road, and we officially became a key player in the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area.

Georgina's spring real estate market looks different this year for a couple of reasons. The first reason is that we're seeing a huge shift in demand that parallels the construction of new housing supply. Major new housing supply is coming online in Sutton, and in Simcoe Landing (Keswick South), but there isn't really much going on elsewhere. These two areas continue to take a higher and higher portion of the total market real estate sales volume, month after month.

How much is your house in Georgina worth?

The spring real estate market has arrived in Georgina.

total sales percentages between Baldwin, Belhaven, Historic Lakeshore Communities, Keswick North, Keswick South, Pefferlaw, Sutton & Jackson's Point, and Virginia, in GeorginaKeswick South continued to lead in homes for sale in Georgina, claiming 28 of 88 homes sold. We are witnessing continued increase in market share from both Keswick South and Sutton & Jackson’s Point, moving 29% to 32% and 23% to 24% of total this month, respectively. New home sales in Georgina recorded on the MLS represent the biggest driver of real estate sales for Keswick South and Sutton & Jackson’s Point.

Based on the data available, subdivision homes have been the most popular homes for sale in Georgina this year.

  • 3 homes were sold in Baldwin
  • 0 homes were sold in Belhaven
  • 10 homes were sold in Historic Lakeshore Communities
  • 13 homes were sold in Keswick North
  • 28 homes were sold in Keswick South
  • 9 homes were sold in Pefferlaw
  • 21 homes were sold in Sutton & Jackson’s Point
  • 4 homes were sold in Virginia

Days on Market and Sales2016’s spring market definitely showed its strength and prominence in the Georgina real estate market in March. We’ve witnessed massive changes in the following:

  • Keswick real estate: lowest average days on market for homes for sale in Keswick North and Keswick South.
  • Homes for sale in Sutton & Jackson’s Point are increasing in market share as a percentage of total.
  • Rural Properties in Georgina seem to be transacting slower and less often, with only 3 homes sold in Baldwin and no homes sold in Belhaven.
  • Lakefront Properties in Georgina seem to be taking time to pick up with the spring market. We expect this market to intensify as Lake Simcoe’s utility increases with warmer weather bringing more traffic to lakeshore communities.

Noticeable lack of inventory of homes for sale in Georgina.

Highest and lowest sale prices of homes for sale in Georgina paired with average sale price and median sale priceTo put it simply, there is a record number of buyers in the market, and not enough homes to sell them.

We’ve also seen a continued increase in high-value transactions in all areas, and another interesting conclusion: the price floor is moving upwards. Essentially, the “low” end of the market is increasing at a very swift pace.

The reason for this increase is the high number of buyers searching in the $250,000-$400,000 price range, which has been seemingly pushing the high volume of homes sold in Sutton & Jackson’s Point. Georgina has essentially become the only place left in the Greater Toronto area where buyers can find high quality detached home within this price range.

Finally, an interesting note - the average home sold in Georgina is getting bigger. Demand is increasing across the board and homes are selling in record time, at record prices.

Average home sizes in Georgina - largest and smallest homes in Georgina

Baldwin, Ontario Home Sales Overview

Baldwin Ontario - Georgina Real Estate
Baldwin in Georgina has an average list price of $396,300. The average sale price for Baldwin is $368,333 with an average sale to list price ratio of 91 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is 28 days. A total of 3 listings sold. The average house has 3 Bedrooms and 3 Washrooms

Information on Baldwin Ontario Real Estate Sales

Historic Lakeshore Communities Home Sales Overview

 
Home prices in Historic Lakeshore Communities and Lakefront homes for sale in Georgina
Historic Lakeshore Communities in Georgina has an average list price of $538,680. The average sale price for Historic Lakeshore Communities is $524,900 with an average sale to list price ratio of 99 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is 26 days. A total of 10 listings sold. The average house has 3 Bedrooms and 2 Washrooms

Georgina lake front homes for sale

Keswick North Home Sales Overview

 
North Keswick houses for sale - house prices in Georgina
Keswick North in Georgina has an average list price of $467,468. The average sale price for Keswick North is $466,900 with an average sale to list price ratio of 100 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is 13 days. A total of 13 listings sold. The average house has 3 Bedrooms and 2 Washrooms

North Keswick homes for sale

Keswick South Home Sales Overview

South Keswick house prices - Georgina real estate
Keswick South in Georgina has an average list price of $470,831. The average sale price for Keswick South is $493,996 with an average sale to list price ratio of 106 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is 5 days. A total of 28 listings sold. The average house has 3 Bedrooms and 3 Washrooms

South Keswick home prices - Keswick Real Estate Market Information

Pefferlaw Home Sales Overview

Pefferlaw homes for sale - Pefferlaw Real Estate
Pefferlaw in Georgina has an average list price of $346,499. The average sale price for Pefferlaw is $342,416 with an average sale to list price ratio of 98 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is 24 days. A total of 9 listings sold. The average house has 2 Bedrooms and 1 Washrooms

Pefferlaw house prices

Sutton & Jackson's Point Home Sales Overview

sutton & jackson's point house prices
Sutton & Jackson's Point in Georgina has an average list price of $463,913. The average sale price for Sutton & Jackson's Point is $456,145 with an average sale to list price ratio of 99 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is 24 days. A total of 21 listings sold. The average house has 3 Bedrooms and 2 Washrooms

Sutton & Jackson's Point Real Estate Market Overview

Virginia Ontairo Home Sales Overview

Virginia ontario homes for sale
Virginia in Georgina has an average list price of $372,375
The average sale price for Virginia is $360,000 with an average
sale to list price ratio of 97 percent. The average time a listing spends on the market is
18 days. A total of 4 listings sold.
The average house has 3 Bedrooms and 1 Washrooms

Virginia house prices

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Daniel Foch
Foch Family Real Estate
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Keswick, L4P2C9
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