Canada House Prices

55% Of Canada's Housing Markets Suffering 'Irrational Exuberance'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Business

The cure for irrationality may be a mortgage rate hike.

Canada's Housing Slowdown 'Seems To Have Arrived'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Business

'Two housing markets' in Canada Toronto, Vancouver see nearly 10% price gain Housing bubble? Canada can handle it, Ben Bernanke says House ...

5 Signs Canada's Housing Markets Are Out Of Control

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Business

You’ve heard it before: Canadian housing is in a bubble, and a price crash is headed our way. It’s been said enough times in the past six years or...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in September were down 2.1 per cent compared with August. The association says sales...

Mayors Call On Federal Parties To Make Housing A Campaign Issue

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2016 | Canada Politics

The mayors of some of Canada's largest cities have called on federal parties to make commitments to affordable housing.

Home Prices Jump Nearly 10%

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian Real Estate Association says low interest rates have given buyers confidence and pushed the number of monthly sales in May and J...

Royal LePage: Interest Rate Cut Could 'Over-Stimulate' Housing Markets

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Figures from Royal LePage suggest that Toronto had the hottest real estate market in the country during the second quarter, with double-digi...

Average Canadian Home Price Passes $450,000

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Home sales accelerated in May to their highest level in more than five years, as some home buyers looked to preempt an increase in mortgage ...

Sunny Freeman

Real Estate Market Has Officially Hit A Soft Landing: Royal LePage | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Business

It was fun for home owners while it lasted.

Is ANYONE At The Top Worried About A Housing Bubble?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Business

The organization in charge of insuring Canada's mortgages isn't overly concerned about a housing bubble. In a speech to Montreal's Saint James Club...

SURPRISE! Canada's Home Prices Rise Again

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian Real Estate Association raised its home sales forecast Monday on the back of stronger than expected sales in recent months follo...

Price Difference Between Condos And Houses In Canada Just Got Bigger

BuzzBuzzHome | Monika Warzecha | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Business

BuzzBuzzHome: The price gap between a standard two-storey house and condo in Vancouver just hit $712,027. If you had that kind of money sitting in the...

Sunny Freeman

Six Key Reactions About Canada's Housing Market Report | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Business

The average Canadian home price jumped an annual 6.9 per cent in June, suggesting that the market is still on a tear that has long passed the real est...

House Prices Up 4.4 Per Cent From A Year Ago

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Teranet National Bank national composite house price index rose 0.9 per cent in June from the previous month. The increase came as pr...

Soaring Prices Won't Stop Here: TD

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada's housing market will continue to stay hot for the rest of the year, with home prices expected to rise on low interest rates and incr...

Banking Watchdog Throws Red Flag On Canada's House Prices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's banking regulator is warning of the risks in the housing market from too high home prices and too low mortgage rates.The second in c...

Soaring Prices 'Extremely Discouraging' For First-Time Buyers

CBC | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Business

Many experts believed that the real estate market was cooling. But as the spring buying season begins, it’s clear that’s not true. According to ...

Average House Price Blasts Through $400K Mark

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian Real Estate Association says the number of homes sold last month was up 4.9 per cent compared with the same month last year, bu...

First-Time Home Buyers Willing To Fork Over More: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A Bank of Montreal report on first-time home buyers says the average budget has increased to $316,100.That's up nearly six per cent from an ...

Largest Jump In House Prices In Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says its new housing price index rose 0.3 per cent in January, following a 0.1 per cent gain in December.It says the nation...

Housing Crash Feared Among Experts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's real estate market may be resting on a house of cards, say some experts in a Reuters poll. The news agency surveyed 16 housing experts and...

World's Most Overvalued Housing

CP/The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canada has the most overvalued housing market among 20 developed countries, says a report from Deutsche Bank. The new report comes as real estate g...

House Prices Spike

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian home resales dipped last month for the first time since February in what many see as a signal that a so-called correction in the hou...

Toronto, Vancouver Housing Markets Surge

CP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canadian home sales posted a small month-over-month increase in September as the national average sale price rose but the number of new lis...

What Housing Prices Do to the Canadian Psyche

Doug O. Jones | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Business
Doug O. Jones

A radical deceleration in house prices could have a comparable impact upon people's psyches, let alone their finances. After years of unbridled appreciation in the value of their primary asset (.ie. their home), many have developed an ardent confidence based upon the expectation of a continuance of this trend.