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best july ever for lstar home sales

The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) had another record-breaking month: in July, 1,043 homes* exchanged hands in LSTAR’s jurisdiction, 5.4% more than in July 2018 and only seven units less than in June 2019.

August 2, 2019

sales edge down, but local real estate market still robust

The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced that 1,050 homes were sold last month in its jurisdiction, 1.3% less units than in June 2018 and 9.6% less than in May 2019. During the same period, there were 1,463 new listings in our area, 0.9% less than a year ago, but the inventory increased slightly over June 2018.

July 3, 2019

local real estate market shows signs of stabilization

London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 1,146 homes exchanged hands last month in its jurisdiction, 1% less than in May 2018 and 26% down from May 2017, which was a record-setting month – with 1,549 homes sold. The number of active listings for the same area sat at 1,855 in May, with most LSTAR regions seeing year-over-year increases, with the exception of London East and St. Thomas, where this number decreased.

June 4, 2019

lstar leads trade mission to toledo discussing the impacts of the business of real estate

Led by LSTAR, a delegation of southwestern Ontario business, government and community leaders embarked on a trade mission to Toledo, Ohio, to engage with top-level leadership and change makers, discussing opportunities and issues facing the Great Lakes region. The visit took place at various locations across Toledo on April 25 and 26, 2019.

May 14, 2019

strong home sales continue in april

London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 1,055 homes* were sold in April, up 7.7% over April 2018. It was the fourth consecutive month to post gains over sales from the previous year, with the number of home resales above the 10-year average.

May 2, 2019

march home sales cap a strong first quarter for 2019

London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 814 homes* were sold in March, up 0.4% over March 2018. The number of home resales was right on par with the 10-year average and March was the third consecutive month to post gains over sales one year ago.

April 3, 2019

february home sales remain steady

London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced 603 homes* were sold in February, up 5.6% over February 2018. The number of home resales was right on par with the 10-year average. Two months into 2019, there have been 1,128 home resales, up 10.8% compared to the same time last year.

March 4, 2019

lstar supports london and st. thomas communities by investing in local charities

The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) announced it has presented $76,000 to nine local organizations, as part of its community engagement program. LSTAR 2018 President Jeff Nethercott and LSTAR CEO John S. Geha bestowed the grant awards to the organizations over the last two months.

February 21, 2019

lstar welcomes 2019 president earl taylor

The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce St. Thomas REALTOR® Earl Taylor will serve as its President in 2019. Taylor is the Broker/Manager of Coldwell Banker at Success Realty in St. Thomas, and he has been a REALTOR® with LSTAR since 1993.

February 11, 2019