Today, let's talk about foreclosures! The word itself conjures up a lot of imagery to people. Some perceive them to be the holy grail of real estate deals, while others seem to think of foreclosures as a condemned home, with boards over the windows and squatters taking up residence. Obviously the truth falls much closer to the first scenario (although usually not an enormously smoking deal as some think they are, but we'll touch on that more later), but the fact of the matter is, they do represent a unique real estate opportunity and buyers would do well to educate themselves a bit on the realities of foreclosures. That's what we're here for.
Let's talk price first. While it's true the property isn't being listed by the owner, and therefore there…
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December residential home sales on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) in Saskatoon totaled 164 transactions, 20% fewer than December of 2017 which recorded 205 residential sales. The region surrounding Saskatoon had 43 MLS® sales in December of 2018, only one less than the previous December. The total annual number of residential home sales for 2018 in Saskatoon totaled 3,329 units. This is a 5% decline compared to the total number of home transactions for 2017. This represents the fourth straight year of a decline in annual home sales in Saskatoon. By comparison there were 4,417 MLS® sales in 2014, an overall reduction of almost 25%. There was no change in the total annual sales for the surrounding region with 986 residential MLS® transactions.
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