Real Estate

A Saanich home listing is attracting a lot of attention on social media after being featured in a TikTok video. (Courtesy Realtor.ca)

B.C. home featured in ‘creepy’ real estate listings with TikTok video goes viral

Listed for almost $800,000, a sale is pending on the Gordon Head home

 

A real estate sale sign is shown in a west-end Toronto neighbourhood Saturday, March 7, 2020. A wave of buyer’s remorse is taking shape in several heated real estate markets, after housing prices started dropping and the number of sales slowed over the last two months. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Worry, buyer’s remorse high as real estate market slowdown materializes

Country experienced a 25.7 per cent drop in the number of homes sold over the last year

 

Houses for sale in a new subdivision in Airdrie, Alta., Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. The Canadian Real Estate Association says the pace of home sales fell in April as mortgage rates moved higher. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CREA reports home sales down in April as mortgage rates rise

Number of homes sold dropped by 25.7 per cent to 54,894 last month from 73,907 in April 2021

 

A tradesperson works on a balcony at a condo tower under construction, in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The British Columbia Real Estate Association says the sharp increase in mortgage rates is pushing the province's home sales down "a path to normalizing," although it estimates a balanced market is at least a year away. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Higher interest rates push homes sales in B.C. back toward normal: association

British Columbia Real Estate Association estimates a balanced market is at least a year away

A tradesperson works on a balcony at a condo tower under construction, in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The British Columbia Real Estate Association says the sharp increase in mortgage rates is pushing the province's home sales down "a path to normalizing," although it estimates a balanced market is at least a year away. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A for sale sign is displayed in front of a house in the Riverdale area of Toronto on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Brokers say prospective buyers who have grown tired of going up against dozens of competitors to snag a home are starting to get some relief from the frenzy seen earlier this year in many markets. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler

Fewer home bids easing competition for some, but prices still high: brokers

Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal brokers say plenty of properties are seeing fewer offers

A for sale sign is displayed in front of a house in the Riverdale area of Toronto on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Brokers say prospective buyers who have grown tired of going up against dozens of competitors to snag a home are starting to get some relief from the frenzy seen earlier this year in many markets. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
Home sales activity in Red Deer neared record highs in April, with a 14 per cent increase year-over-year. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer home sales fall just short of April record

Sales were up 6.3% in April, 14% year-over-year

Home sales activity in Red Deer neared record highs in April, with a 14 per cent increase year-over-year. (Advocate file photo)
Homes are pictured in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says April home sales down

April sales were 1.5 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month

Homes are pictured in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Steam rises from buildings in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Priced out of Ontario, homebuyers turn their eyes to the Calgary real estate market

Alberta realtors buzzing about what they say is an unusually high number of inquiries from Ontario

Steam rises from buildings in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
An aerial view of houses in Oshawa, Ont. is shown on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. New data from Statistics Canada shows multiple-property owners held between 30 and 40 per cent of the housing stock in Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Multiple-property holders own upwards of 41% of housing in some provinces: StatCan

Top 10 per cent of owners in those provinces earn more than the bottom 50 per cent combined

An aerial view of houses in Oshawa, Ont. is shown on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. New data from Statistics Canada shows multiple-property owners held between 30 and 40 per cent of the housing stock in Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
A total of 499 units were sold in Red Deer during the first quarter, including 202 in March. (File Photo/Advocate Staff)
A total of 499 units were sold in Red Deer during the first quarter, including 202 in March. (File Photo/Advocate Staff)
A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales picked up between February and March but are still down from a year ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver’s March home sales up 27% since February: B.C. real estate board

Rebound still behind the pace of sales in March one year ago

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales picked up between February and March but are still down from a year ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
The Canadian Real Estate Association says February’s national home sales ticked up by 4.6 per cent from the month before as supply slowly returned to the market, but sales were still down by more than eight per cent since last year. A real estate sold sign is shown in a Toronto west end neighbourhood May 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Canada’s average home price hit record $816,720 last month as supply began to rebound

National average home price climbed by more than 20 per cent since last year: CREA

The Canadian Real Estate Association says February’s national home sales ticked up by 4.6 per cent from the month before as supply slowly returned to the market, but sales were still down by more than eight per cent since last year. A real estate sold sign is shown in a Toronto west end neighbourhood May 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
According to data from the Alberta Real Estate Association, Red Deer was also the only large community in the province to see its average price fall in January. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
According to data from the Alberta Real Estate Association, Red Deer was also the only large community in the province to see its average price fall in January. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
In 2021 a total of 1,924 real estate units were sold in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)
In 2021 a total of 1,924 real estate units were sold in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)
House sales in central Alberta were “exceptional” in 2021, and local realtors remain optimistic about the market in 2022. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

‘Exceptional’ house sales in 2021 leave Red Deer realtors optimistic about 2022

But COVID and other factors make predictions tricky, said local realtor Dale Russell,

House sales in central Alberta were “exceptional” in 2021, and local realtors remain optimistic about the market in 2022. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
A homes sale sign is shown in front of a new home construction site in Northbrook, Ill., Wednesday, June 23, 2021. U.S. home prices rose briskly in September, another sign that the housing market is booming in the aftermath of last year's coronavirus recession. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

US home prices surge 18.4% in October

US home prices surge 18.4% in October

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A homes sale sign is shown in front of a new home construction site in Northbrook, Ill., Wednesday, June 23, 2021. U.S. home prices rose briskly in September, another sign that the housing market is booming in the aftermath of last year's coronavirus recession. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Detached home sales climbed in September in Red Deer. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
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