The board indicates that there were a total of 1,109 home sales during the month, down from 1,829 sales a year earlier, as activity was hit by a full month of physical restrictions related to the distancing related to COVID-19.
Total sales were 62.7% below the 10-year average for April and the lowest total for the month since 1982, according to the real estate board.
New home registrations fell 59.7% to 2,313 in April from the previous year, while the total number of active registrations decreased 34.6% from April 2019.
The board of directors says the sales ratio at active listings was 11.8%, which only pushes the level that analysts see as signaling possible downward pressure on prices.
However, prices held steady for April as the price of the composite benchmark rose 2.5% from the previous year and 0.2% from March to 1.04 million. dollars.