Durham region reported a record number of sales in 2015. “There were 11,848 residential transactions in 2015, 9.3 per cent higher than the number of sales in 2014”. This result includes 548 sales that took place in December 2015. The number of new listings was only up three per cent in 2015 compared to 2014 as a whole. The high number of sales compared to a lower number of listings created a substantial amount demand within the market.