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Thursday, November 24, 2011

October 2011: Monthly Indicator Recap



HOUSING INDICATORS* DIRECTION % CHANGE
(vs. last month)
OCTOBER LEVELS
Volume of MLS® Home Listings 0.26% 72,739
Volume of MLS® Home Sales 1.26% 38,819
Average MLS® Sale Price
(Canada)
0.65% $363,504
ECONOMIC INDICATORS** DIRECTION % CHANGE
(vs. last month)
RATES
Unemployment Rate
(October 2011)
0.20% 7.30%
GDP
(August 2011)
0.30% N/A
Retail Sales
(August 2011)
0.50% N/A
Consumer Price Index
(September 2011)
3.20%
(Year‐o‐year, September)
N/A
FINANCIAL INDICATORS DIRECTION % CHANGE
(vs. last month)
RATES
Prime Rate** 0.00% 3.00%
5 Year Fixed Posted Mortgage Rate*** 0.10% 5.29%
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*Seasonally adjusted month-to-month results; Source: The Canadian Real Estate Association
** Source: Statistics Canada
*** Source: RBC