Real estate

A house is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Canadian home prices increased in June to mark the largest 12-month gain on record as prices climbed in all 11 markets, says the Teranet National Bank composite price index. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian home prices up 16% in June for largest 12-month gain on record, says index

Halifax led with prices climbing 30.8 per cent over the past year

 

The homes at Cascade by Westbow, including Shasta, are inspired by the mountain peaks that surround them.

‘The Whistler of Chillwack’ is almost sold out!

Everything you’d expect from a mountain villa… except the high price tag

  • Jul 19, 2021

 

New homes are built in a housing construction development in the west-end of Ottawa on Thursday, May 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in June: CMHC

The seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts fell 1.5% to 282,070 units in June compared to 286,296 in May

 

Real estate for sale signs are shown in Oakville, Ont. on Saturday, Dec.1, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Buchan

CREA reports home sales down 8.4% month-over-month in June

CREA said 73,402 homes were listed in June, down 0.7 per cent from 73,912 in May

Real estate for sale signs are shown in Oakville, Ont. on Saturday, Dec.1, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Buchan
In Harrison Ridge, bright and spacious 3- to 4-bedroom West Coast homes are designed for family living, and offer views to the Fraser River and Woodside Mountain.

Family-friendly amenities and a location you love: Welcome home to Harrison Ridge

Townhome project eyes coming launch of Phase 4

  • Jul 12, 2021
In Harrison Ridge, bright and spacious 3- to 4-bedroom West Coast homes are designed for family living, and offer views to the Fraser River and Woodside Mountain.
Monaco is poised to celebrate the best of everything about the White Rock lifestyle.

Elevated Living in White Rock

By Susan M Boyce Life is different in White Rock. Sandy beaches,…

  • Jun 28, 2021
Monaco is poised to celebrate the best of everything about the White Rock lifestyle.
The final phase of Elk Creek Estates is now selling, and just a few properties remain. All are single-family homes, and many include a basement suite for supplement rental income or multigenerational families. Are you ready to move in?

Last chance to own a piece of paradise outside Chilliwack!

Final phase of Elk Creek Estates is now selling, with many happy families already home-sweet-home

  • Jun 21, 2021
The final phase of Elk Creek Estates is now selling, and just a few properties remain. All are single-family homes, and many include a basement suite for supplement rental income or multigenerational families. Are you ready to move in?
South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course sold to new owners

Deal for popular par 3 course expected to close by end of the year

South Surrey’s Meridian Golf Course – a 15-acre property that also includes a residence – has been sold. (Colliers Canada photo)
People walk past new homes for sale in Oakville, Ont., on Tuesday, April 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

May home sales fell 7.4 per cent, but on pace for record level this year: CREA

Canadian Real Estate Association predicting 2021 will see transactions rise 23.8 per cent

People walk past new homes for sale in Oakville, Ont., on Tuesday, April 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
With Phase 1 and 2 of Harrison Ridge sold out, and Phase 3 soon to follow, it’s been exciting to see first-time buyers, growing families and empty-nesters alike move into this master planned community.

Fraser Valley project adapts to demand – for homes and resources

Future is bright for a unique planned community residents love

  • Jun 14, 2021
With Phase 1 and 2 of Harrison Ridge sold out, and Phase 3 soon to follow, it’s been exciting to see first-time buyers, growing families and empty-nesters alike move into this master planned community.
White Rock’s 14635 Marine Dr. has been listed for $3,998,000. (Aaron Hinks photos)

White Rock waterfront’s ‘fairy tale’ house listed for $4 million

Owner wants to sell so she can buy a castle in France

White Rock’s 14635 Marine Dr. has been listed for $3,998,000. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Roby Dhillon is the Branch Manager at the Newton branch of Envision Financial.

3 common mortgage mistakes and how to avoid them

Talk to your advisor early to make sure you find the mortgage that’s right for you!

  • Jun 7, 2021
Roby Dhillon is the Branch Manager at the Newton branch of Envision Financial.
A home is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

CREA says April home sales down 12.5 per cent from record high set in March

The actual national average home price was a little under $696,000 in April

A home is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
New homes are built in a housing construction development in the west-end of Ottawa on Thursday, May 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Budget’s foreign-homebuyers tax could bring in $509 million over 4 years, PBO says

Liberals are proposing a one per cent tax on vacant homes owned by foreign non-residents

New homes are built in a housing construction development in the west-end of Ottawa on Thursday, May 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Learn more about The Boroughs at theboroughs.ca, where you can register to be first in line for Holloway. Sales are anticipated to begin later this spring!

6 ways The Boroughs is welcoming you home!

A cosy new community with room to grow, and opportunities to explore

  • May 10, 2021
Learn more about The Boroughs at theboroughs.ca, where you can register to be first in line for Holloway. Sales are anticipated to begin later this spring!
The Master Planned Cedarbrook community will include a thoughtful blend of lane homes, duplexes, trail homes, row homes and townhomes.

Cedarbrook: Affordable homes designed with rentals or multigenerational living in mind

Single Family Lane Homes with basement suite and carriage apartment starting at $949,000

  • May 10, 2021
The Master Planned Cedarbrook community will include a thoughtful blend of lane homes, duplexes, trail homes, row homes and townhomes.
Ozzie Jurrock. Photography by Lia Crowe

The Visionary

Ozzie Jurrock wrote the book on real estate

  • May 7, 2021
Ozzie Jurrock. Photography by Lia Crowe
B.C. average home price and sales level to 2023, showing steep drop in sales expected next year. (Central 1)

Forecast calls for B.C. home sales to ‘explode,’ then drop off

Average price to rise another 10% in 2021, credit unions say

B.C. average home price and sales level to 2023, showing steep drop in sales expected next year. (Central 1)
A real estate sign is shown in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, June 1, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

CMHC predicts COVID-19 immunity will moderate pace of home sales, prices by 2023

The agency also predicts that rental demand will rebound as immigration recovers

A real estate sign is shown in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, June 1, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The $12.8 million house at 587 Vancouver Avenue in Penticton, nominated for several International Design Awards, is described as a property that “has been designed with an obsessive level of attention to detail.” (Jon Adrian / Kevin Chen Realty)

$12.8 million Penticton home listing sparks racist, hateful comments

Realtor Kevin Chen reported threats made against him to police

The $12.8 million house at 587 Vancouver Avenue in Penticton, nominated for several International Design Awards, is described as a property that “has been designed with an obsessive level of attention to detail.” (Jon Adrian / Kevin Chen Realty)