Royal LePage’s Q1 2022 House Price Update and Market Forecast

Persistent demand coupled with low inventory drives 2022 home price forecast higher to 15% Seller’s market conditions continue as we move into the spring market, despite rising prices, further expected interest rate hikes and economic uncertainty First quarter highlights: National aggregate home price soars 25.1% year-over-year in first quarter of 2022 – highest Q1 gain […]

Planning to buy a home this spring? Here’s what you can do now to prepare yourself

Are you in the market for a new home? Before you start attending showings, there are several things you can do to prepare yourself and your family for one of the largest purchases you will ever make. With housing stock at historic lows and tight competition among buyers, you may be able to give yourself […]

Homebuyers brace for continued price increases and tight competition this spring following double-digit gains in final quarter of 2021

Spring housing market poised for continued price growth following double-digit gains in fourth quarter Fourth quarter highlights: National aggregate home price increased 17.1% year-over-year in final quarter of 2021 87% of the report’s 62 regions saw double-digit year-over-year aggregate price growth in Q4 61% of the report’s 62 markets saw a quarterly aggregate price increase […]

Royal LePage forecasts double-digit home price growth in Canada in 2022

Omicron variant emergence may extend period of unusually strong real estate markets The GTA is the only region where condominium price appreciation is forecast to outpace that of detached homes; prices expected to rise 12.0% year-over-year in 2022 Greater regions of Toronto and Vancouver forecast to see highest aggregate price appreciation at 11.0% and 10.5%, […]

Royal LePage Survey: 79% of real estate professionals would advise their clients to sell this winter rather than wait until spring, as demand continues to outstrip supply

Highlights: 93% of survey respondents in British Columbia said they would advise their clients to sell this winter, rather than wait until spring; the highest in the country, followed by Quebec (87%) Nationally, 82% of those who would recommend selling this winter said the main reason is a lack of housing supply coupled with high […]

Royal LePage’s Q3 2021 House Price Update and Market Forecast

Royal LePage: Canadian home prices soar as persistent supply shortage results in continued seller’s market National aggregate home price increases 21.4% year-over-year  Third quarter highlights: Royal LePage maintains its 2021 forecast, with the national aggregate home price expected to rise 16.0% in Q4, compared to a very strong Q4 2020 Very low inventory pushes potential […]

Royal LePage House Price Update and Market Forecast

Canadian home prices forecast to end year 13.5% higher than 2020 as waning affordability and modestly improving supply begin to slow the pace of future increases First quarter regional highlights: Addressing chronically low inventory critical in solving nation’s housing affordability crisis Aggregate price of a home in Canada rose 14.1% year-over-year in the first quarter […]

For Sale, 136 Donald Street. Sold!!

You won’t want to miss this RENOVATED semi-detached home in Kitchener’s desirable Rosemount neighbourhood. You will appreciate the attractive and quiet residential street as you drive up to the home. Entering through the front door you will love the spacious and bright living room featuring hardwood flooring and a large picture window. walking through the […]

Royal LePage Spring 2021 Recreational Property Report

Royal LePage: Canadian recreational house prices forecast to increase 15% in 2021 Highlights: A house in Ontario’s and Atlantic Canada’s recreational property markets expected to see highest price gains in 2021, rising 17%; Quebec and British Columbia recreational markets forecast to increase 15% and 13%, respectively 91% of recreational experts in Canada reporting lower inventory […]

Alasdair Douglas’ February 2021 Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Update

RECORD NUMBER OF HOME SALES IN FEBRUARY By KWAR  In Market UpdatesComments Note: Beginning with this month’s release we are including the MLS® Home Price Index (HPI). The HPI is the best way to gauge price trends because averages are strongly distorted by changes in the mix of sales activity from one month to the next. KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON […]