Canada House Prices

Average House Price Blasts Through $400K Mark

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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 03.18.2014 | 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 03.13.2014 | 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.

Daniel Tencer

The Housing Boom Is Back, Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Business

Even the optimists were calling for a correction to house prices in Canada, and even the optimists turned out to be too pessimistic. At least for now....

Canada's Housing 'Recovery' Probably Won't Last Long

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Business

Home buyers extended a trend of increasing sales into its fourth consecutive month, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association as mortgage rate...

House Prices Booming In Surprising Places

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.11.2013 | Canada Business

Many economists have declared a “soft landing” for Canada’s housing market, pointing to a recent boom in housing starts and construction jobs as...

No Sign Of A Housing Correction..

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Home prices in Canada are showing no indications of falling this year, a survey by Royal LePage suggests.A report by the real estate company...

Look What A 1% Mortgage Hike Will Do

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.04.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s banks have declared a “soft landing” for the housing market, noting with evident relief that home sales in markets like Vancouver and C...

Canadian Home Prices, Sales Up

CBC | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Business

Both the average selling price and the number of Canadian homes sold ticked higher last month, according to data released Monday. The Cana...

Canadian Home Prices, Sales Up

CP | Linda Nguyen and David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Business

Canada's housing market continues to show signs of stability as the number of homes sold so far this year has come in slightly higher than projected, ...

Where House Prices Are Rising .. And Falling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says its new housing price index rose 0.2 per cent in April, following a 0.1 per cent increase in March and similar gains o...

Housing Severely Overvalued: OECD

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Business

Canada has the third-most overvalued housing market in the developed world, the OECD says in a new report, and the latest market data released this we...

Here's How Much House Prices Are Set To Fall

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.30.2013 | Canada Business

The U.S. housing market is bouncing back strongly after years of stagnation, but the problems in Canada’s housing market have only just begun, accor...

LOOK: Cheapest Houses For Sale In Alberta

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

Home prices increased by 1.3 per cent versus a year ago in Canada, bringing the average price to approximately $380,600, according to a new report by ...

A Housing Turnaround?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Teranet-National Bank house price index broke a string of month-to-month declines in March, rising 0.4 per cent from February, with most...

This Is How Much Smoking In Your House Will Cost You

CP | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Business

Homeowners risk coughing up big bucks if they're also smokers, according a survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers. The survey found that ...

Where House Prices Are Booming .. And Falling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says its new housing price index rose 0.2 per cent in February, following a 0.1 per cent increase in January.The agency say...

It’s Official: Housing Is In A Recession

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Business

The rule of thumb among economists is that a recession is defined as two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth. If that standard applied...

Housing Slump Over? Don't Bet On It

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Business

With housing sales numbers stronger than expected at the start of this year, many of the more optimistic housing market observers were hoping that the...

The Economist's Shocking Numbers About Canada's Housing Market

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada Business

House price overvaluation “is especially marked in Canada,” says a new report on the state of the world’s housing market from The Economist. ...