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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

August 2011: Monthly Indicator Recap


Presented below are figures for the month ending August 31, 2011.
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HOUSING INDICATORS* DIRECTION % CHANGE
(vs. last month)
AUGUST LEVELS
Volume of MLS® Home Listings -0.60% 71,985
Volume of MLS® Home Sales -0.84% 37,177
Average MLS® Sale Price
(Canada)
0.06% $362,652
ECONOMIC INDICATORS** DIRECTION % CHANGE
(vs. last month)
RATES
Unemployment Rate
(August 2011)
0.10% 7.30%
GDP
(June 2011)
0.20% N/A
Retail Sales
(June 2011)
0.70% N/A
Consumer Price Index
(July 2011)
2.70%
(Year‐o‐year, July)
N/A
FINANCIAL INDICATORS DIRECTION % CHANGE
(vs. last month)
RATES
Prime Rate** 0.00% 3.00%
5 Year Fixed Posted Mortgage Rate*** 0.00% 5.39%
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*Seasonally adjusted month-to-month results; Source: The Canadian Real Estate Association
** Source: Statistics Canada
*** Source: RBC