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Comparing costs – homes in Canada

Comparing Costs, Homes In Canada | Karen Paul & Associates | Real EstateRecently, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), conducted a comparison of the price of homes in Canada. They compared 2014 to 2015 and have laid out the average prices for both years across each province.

Not surprisingly, Beautiful British Columbia remained the most expensive (at $639,405), followed by Ontario ($453,646), and Alberta ($385,804). The national average for 2014 was $406,215 and rose in 2015 to $431,812. See the results HERE.

The study revealed the average house price in Hamilton-Burlington to be $398,239 in 2014 and jumped 9.8% to be just above the average at $437,386 in 2015.

We thought it would be interesting to see what home buyers could get across Canada for the average Burlington price; here’s what we found with other homes in Canada.

BURLINGTON – $439,000

This downtown condo is located in the heart of downtown Burlington. This condo unit offers a living/dining room, sun room, 2 bedrooms including a master with updated ensuite, custom cabinetry & walk-in closet. Kitchen also recently updated with custom cabinetry, new stainless steel appliance’s & hardwoods. Ensuite laundry, two storage rooms, one underground parking spot, all adds to this convenient living style. Located close to many bike trails, steps to the lake, shops, restaurants ,Spencer Smith Park, the list goes on!

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – $449,000

This detached 3 bedroom, 2 bath Halifax home is located in a prime area close to the Common and a quick walk to Downtown, Schools and the Hospital.(walking score of 89) Beautiful original Pine floors, high ceilings, tons of character throughout and well maintained. The large eat in kitchen is very bright. French doors from the dining room lead to a quiet deck, perfect for a BBQ party. You will love the convenience of the main floor 2pc powder room. The 2 main bedrooms are a very good size and the small front bedroom works well as a nursery or home office. The easy to maintain fenced backyard is private and the driveway can fit at least 2 cars.

MONTREAL, Quebec – $449,000

Charming and spacious apartment in a unique building in the Plateau, the top floor, a very bright space, 1200 square feet, three bedrooms, large living area with fireplace, high ceilings, two balconies, semi open kitchen and dining. 3 minutes from Sherbrooke metro.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – $449,900

Park Like Setting On River in St. Vital.Gorgeous location with view of Red River. Only 5 minutes to downtown. Main floor features hardwood floors throughout. Beautiful 3 tiered fenced backyard overlooking Red River with 2 Heritage stone patios. Upper level features two spacious bedrooms and large 3 piece bath .finished recroom with energy efficient wood stove.

CALGARY, Alberta – $432,000

50 Foot frontage corner lot. Total lot size 306 square meters. House built in 1912 and could be best be described as a very livable tear down with lots of character. Could be a jem for the talented handy man or woman. This a very special corner lot with no alley and up-scale duplexes behind the property. Floors are mainly hardwood. Basement is not developed but it has a 3 piece bathroom. Newer furnace and hot water tank.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – $429,900

You have found the best spot in the heart of Kitsilano! Totally renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom top floor unit with fabulous North Shore mountain views. All top of the line finishings & appliances! There is also a wood burning fireplace. The building has been re-plumbed, a new boiler added, re painted, the parking Garage membrane has been replaced, east wall rainscreened and newly landscaped. 1 Parking space & 1 Storage locker.

Let us help you find your new Home in Canada! Contact Us today!

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