Winnipeg Residential Market Update – November, 2016

These stats are solely compiled from boundaries within the City of Winnipeg area only,     to more accurately assess the residential housing momentum over the course of the year.
market-stats-graphic-nov-residential-detachedThe city of Winnipeg’s Residential detached homes Stats for November, 2016;  There were 457 homes sold during the month of November in this category, which is down from last month.  The average sales price in November was $ 295,683.00 also down from October.  It took 32 days to sell on average in November, up from October’s 28 days.  The supply/demand ratio, (or in general terms) 7.4 sales occurred for every 10 active homes for sale  during the month of November. The most active dollar sales category for residential detached sales was the       $ 250,000.00 – $ 299,999.00 price range.

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For Winnipeg’s Residential attached homes category, there were 45 homes sold during the monthmarket-stats-graphic-nov-residential-atttached of November.  This category includes duplex homes and townhouse style homes.  The average sales price for the month of November was                   $ 231,394.00. This category of home took an average of 41 days to sell, longer than in Oct.  7.7 sales occurred for every 10 active homes for sale  in this category during the month of November.  The most active dollar category for residential attached homes was the $150,000.00 –     $ 199,999.00 price range.residential-attached-sales-by-category-pie-chart-novemberCondominiummarket-stats-graphic-nov-condo sales for the month of November, 2016 resulted in 95 sales with the average sales price at $ 248,112.00.  It took an average of 52 days to sell during November, which is up from October’s 44 days.  The condo market in Winnipeg only performed with 4.7 sales for every 10 actively for sale condo units.  The most active category for condominium sales during November was the           $ 150,000 – $ 199,999.00 price range.

condo-sales-by-category-pie-chart-november-2016Last-Minute Ideas for Stylish Winter Outdoor Garden Designs

From fragrant conifer branches and glossy evergreens to jewel-like winter berries and
decorative baubles, winter container arrangements can be lovely additions to bare winter landscapes. With the holidays around the corner, you may have only enough time to hang a few baubles on a potted plant in your entry or tuck some pine cones around the base. To get you started, here are nine inspiring winter container designs ranging from easy, no-soil-required arrangements to more intricate potted compositions.

1. Berries and baublesAdd a bScreen Shot 2016-12-12 at 4.09.02 PM.pngit of shine with Christmas ornaments tucked in among fat clusters of red winterberries (Ilex verticillata, USDA zones 3 to 9; find your zone) and fragrant conifer clippings. To get a diversity of conifers — fir, pine and spruce — as shown here, ask for clippings at the Christmas tree lot when you’re picking up your tree. Often they’ll let you take home a bundle for free or for a couple of dollars.

2. Wavy branchesBare willow branches in aged terra-cotta pots add interesting texture toScreen Shot 2016-12-12 at 4.11.13 PM.png the crisp white walls of this traditional home. To get the look, pick up about three bundles of curly willow (available from florists) per container and set them into sand, gravel or floral foam placed at the bottom of the pot. Top with pine cones to hide the base, then string the branches with white lights for an inviting evening glow.

3. Festive toScreen Shot 2016-12-12 at 4.11.22 PM.pngp-dressingJust a few seasonal accents around the base of an already potted
dwarf white spruce (Picea glauca ‘Conica’, zones 2 to 8) transform the container from plain to festive. Pine cones will last for ages, while bright red pomegranates and clipped conifer branches will stay looking fresh for a few weeks.

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4. Artful simplicityGlossy magnolia leaves paired with a few pale birch branches create a sophisticated composition. Using bronze, green and white, instead of the typical Christmas colors, makes the container composition carry on past New Year’s.

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5. Christmas vignetteGussy up existing outdoor containers without repotting by adding holiday-themed accents, such as ornaments, glittering orbs or a plump faux cardinal. Reserve any fragile accent pieces for decorating indoors, or bring pot
ted containers under the eaves, away from rain and snowfall.

Screen Shot 2016-12-12 at 4.11.45 PM.png6. Elegant evergreensAll-green compositions look refined and can be much less effort to maintain year-round than containers with seasonal berries or blooms. Focus on a subtle contrast of textures and shades of green by selecting evergreens with different foliage types, such as cypress, spruce, boxwood and weeping juniper.

Screen Shot 2016-12-12 at 4.11.53 PM.png7. Birch “candles.” Evoke the welcoming feeling of candles in the window — without the fire risk — by placing trios of birch branches cut 5 to 12 inches long along your window box against a dark backdrop of magnolia leaves. Thin twigs of golden bamboo placed to radiate outward from the “candles” continue the effect.

Screen Shot 2016-12-12 at 4.12.00 PM.png8. Icy accentsHighlights of white brighten winter container compositions like a dusting of fresh snow. Choose plants with pale-streaked foliage, such as ‘Silverdust’ English ivy (Hedera helix ‘Silverdust’, zones 5 to 11) or variegated winter daphne (Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’, zones 7 to 9). Or tuck in decorative branches painted white or silver.

9. Classic boxwoodsBoxwoodsare about the easiest container plant around, providing four seasons of medium green foliage. Clipped into cones, boxwoods could be decorated with lights and ornaments as miniature Christmas trees or just left naturally for a welcome hit of green on each side of the front door.

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If you are considering selling or buying a home in the Winnipeg market in the coming months, Terie would be pleased to provide a free real estate market consultation for planning and preparation discussions, timing considerations and market recommendations to best optimize your goals, (long before you actually actively step into the market).

 

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