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london area REALTORs® start the new year with a bang

LSTAR REALTORS® started the year with a bang, as the house sales in the London – St Thomas area saw their second best January since 1978, when LSTAR started tracking its markets’ performance.

February 4, 2020

lstar welcomes 2020 president blair campbell

The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce London-based REALTOR® Blair Campbell will serve as its President in 2020. Campbell is the Broker of Record/Owner of Accsell Realty Inc., and he has been a REALTOR® with LSTAR since 2007.

January 30, 2020

2019 - the third best year in the history of lstar

2019 proved to be not only a solid year for real estate in the London-St Thomas area, but also the third best year for sales activity since the Association began tracking its performance back in 1978.

January 3, 2020

another record month for home sales

For the second month in a row, LSTAR's home resales achieved a new record, with 752 homes1 exchanging hands in November. It's the best November ever, since the Association began tracking data in 1978.

December 4, 2019

home sales soar to new heights in october

LSTAR's residential sales activity hit a new record in October, with 928 homes1 exchanging hands in the Association's jurisdiction. This brings the total number of 2019 LSTAR home sales to 8,909, 3.4% higher than the October 2018 year-to-date figures.

November 4, 2019

london earns high scores for healthcare and family friendliness, new research shows

London, ON – When it comes to raising a family, healthcare and enjoying a high quality of life, London residents are very satisfied with what the Forest City has to offer, according to new research conducted by Nanos Research on behalf of the London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR). The research – presented by Nik Nanos at an event today attended by city officials, business leaders and London residents – showed that, while Londoners love their city, they think more needs to be done to address traffic, transit and home affordability.

October 10, 2019

september - another strong month for real estate

London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 861 homes* were sold last month, marking the second best September for home resales, since the Association began tracking data in 1978.

October 9, 2019

local real estate markets remain vibrant

For the London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) last month was the August with the third highest volume of residential sales in the last decade. 917 homes exchanged hands in the Association’s jurisdiction - just four less than in August 2018. New listings increased to 1,189, but still didn’t reach the ten-year average. Overall, the inventory levels were slightly elevated over August 2018 – 1.9 months over just 1.7. During the same period, the average home price was 9.1% higher than one year ago, sitting at $413,010.

September 4, 2019

lstar honours 2019 student scholarship award recipients

The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) today announced a total of $4,500 has been awarded to three exceptional students, supporting their post-secondary endeavours as they begin to take the next step in their educational journeys.

August 26, 2019