Barrie housing prices saw slight dip from September to October

A Barrie home will set you back an average of $770,033

The average price of a home in Barrie saw a slight dip last month, while that value went up county-wide.

The Barrie and District Association of Realtors says there were 486 units sold across Simcoe County (excluding Barrie) last month. The average price of these homes was $865,851, which is a 6.4 per cent increase over September’s house prices.

In Barrie alone, 219 units were sold, with an average price of $770,033. This is a 1.3 per cent decline compared to September.

Year-to-date, 2925 units were sold in Barrie by October, a 13.4 per cent growth from the same timeframe last year. Barrie’s growth was over ten per cent more than the total of Simcoe County. The average price of a home sold in Barrie between January and December was $733,666 a 31.2 per cent increase over the same timeframe last year.