Record High House Prices

Record High House Prices

11.17.2014
The average price of a home in Canada hit another all-time high in October, rising 7.1 per cent over the past year to just short of $420,000. But...
These Cities Are Seeing Falling House Prices

These Cities Are Seeing Falling House Prices

Daniel Tencer  11.15.2014
With the U.S. economic recovery now firmly in place, the Bank of Montreal sees interest rates rising next year. And that will “cool red-hot...
4 Cities Drive House Price Jumps

4 Cities Drive House Price Jumps

11.13.2014
The Teranet-National Bank index of home prices rose 5.4 per cent from last year in October, led by strong annual increases in Vancouver,...
Canada's Most, Least Affordable Housing Markets

Canada's Most, Least Affordable Housing Markets

Daniel Tencer  11. 3.2014
Congratulations, residents of Windsor, Ont., you have Canada’s most affordable housing market. That’s according to a new survey from...
LOOK: Most Expensive Houses For Sale In Canada Right Now

LOOK: Most Expensive Houses For Sale In Canada Right Now

Daniel Tencer  10.29.2014
For the first time in a long time, the most expensive house in Canada isn’t in Vancouver. It isn’t even in Toronto. It’s on the outskirts...
New Homeowners Are Picking The City Over The Suburbs

New Homeowners Are Picking The City Over The Suburbs

Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press  10.28.2014
TORONTO - Homeowners who choose the convenience of city life over the more generous living space in suburbia are driving Canada's real...
Alberta Home Buyers Pick This More Than Other Canadians

Alberta Home Buyers Pick This More Than Other Canadians

10.23.2014
Never have buyers been more selective when looking for a home, and Albertans are no exception. A recent Century 21 study found Albertans...
CMHC Admits It Doesn't Know Who's Buying Canada's Condos

CMHC Admits It Doesn't Know Who's Buying Canada's Condos

Daniel Tencer  10.21.2014
Canada’s government-run mortgage insurer has admitted it has little grasp on how much of the housing market is now owned by foreign investors,...
Moody's Frets About Canada's 'Particularly Inflated' Housing

Moody's Frets About Canada's 'Particularly Inflated' Housing

Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press  10.20.2014
OTTAWA - Canada is maintaining its triple-A credit rating thanks to a steady economic outlook, but the country also faces potential risks...
This Is What's Happening With House Prices Across Canada

This Is What's Happening With House Prices Across Canada

Sunny Freeman  10.15.2014
Good news for homebuyers: There are finally some signs that the astronomical climb in Canada’s average home price is starting to abate....
LOOK: Huge Montreal Condos Will Make You Jealous

LOOK: Huge Montreal Condos Will Make You Jealous

Monika Warzecha  10.14.2014
BuzzBuzzHome: When we mined our data to find the smallest new condo suites available in Canada, Montreal had the honour of being home to...
Toronto Condo Boom Is Over: BMO

Toronto Condo Boom Is Over: BMO

Daniel Tencer  10. 9.2014
“It certainly looks” like Toronto’s impressive condo boom has run its course, the Bank of Montreal says in a client note. Housing...
First-Time Buyers Are The Housing Market's Pinata

First-Time Buyers Are The Housing Market's Pinata

10. 7.2014
First-time buyers are the housing market’s pinata. People buying a first home are essential to the real estate market. But when the...
Canadian Building Permits PLUNGE

Canadian Building Permits PLUNGE

10. 7.2014
Building permits plummeted by 27.3 per cent in August, StatsCan reported Tuesday, suggesting a pullback in construction in the coming months. Economists...