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november marks another record month for home sales

The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 854 homes exchanged hands in November, achieving another monthly record for residential sales. Sales were up more than 33% compared to the same time a year ago, marking the best results ever for November, since the Association began tracking data in 1978.

December 7, 2020

lstar's streak of record sales continues in october

Last month, the local real estate market continued its streak of record sales and prices. 917 homes were sold in October in the London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS®’ jurisdiction, while the overall average price for LSTAR climbed to $526,848.

November 3, 2020

lstar september home sales set a new record

The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced September achieved a record for residential sales, with 960 homes exchanging hands, up 25% compared to the same time a year ago. This represents the best results ever for September since the Association began tracking data in 1978.

October 5, 2020

lstar honours 2020 student scholarship award recipients

LSTAR is excited to share a total of $7,500 has been awarded to 5 exceptional students, supporting their post-secondary endeavours, as they begin to take the next step in their educational journeys.

September 28, 2020

lstar august home sales remain strong

The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 931 homes exchanged hands in August, making it the 2nd best August for sales since the Association began tracking data in 1978.

September 15, 2020

lstar home sales set new monthly record

LSTAR home sales set a new record in July, with 1,275 homes exchanging hands throughout the month in the Association's jurisdiction.

August 5, 2020

home sales rebound in june

After two consecutive months of sharp declines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local home sales saw a strong rebound in June. The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® reported that 1,188 homes exchanged hands last month in its jurisdiction, up 13.8% from June 2019 and 11.7% more than two years ago.

July 6, 2020

may sees an uptick in sales, listings and prices

The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® announced that 668 homes exchanged hands last month in its jurisdiction, down 41.6% from May 2019 and 26.3% less than in May 2010. The number of LSTAR’s listings was 973 in May, which represents a 42.3% decrease from a year ago and 41.5% from ten years ago.

June 2, 2020

lstar scholarship applications must be submitted electronically

If you have any university or college-bound children or grandchildren, please encourage them to apply for one of LSTAR's $1,500 scholarships. This year, there will be again four scholarships, but, due to COVID-19, all applications - including supporting documentation - need to be submitted in electronic format. No hard copies will be accepted. In addition, all submissions must be typewritten. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.

May 12, 2020