Good News About Canadian Real Estate!

Home Owners Hear Good News About Canadian Real Estate

June 10, 2010

In 2010, the Canadian property market sales surged dramatically. The 10 percent increase in Canadian house sales gave investors a sign that the market may bounce back soon. Expert scrutiny indicates satisfactory growth across the country. Vancouver and Toronto demonstrated a significant rise in house sales with an increase of 20 percent. Since the economic downturn, the Values fluctuate in many parts of the country, since the recession, while others continue to rise.

Canadians rising participation in the house purchasing process during 2009. The first part of 2010 also demonstrated growth due to low interest rates and reasonable prices. As house sales rise, experts also predict an increase in interest rates. Mortgage rate hikes will normalize growth.

First quarter reviews indicate more than an 11 percent increase in bungalow style properties in Canada and a 13 percent increase in Toronto. Vancouver experienced close to a 22 percent increase in bungalow sales. According to Royal LePage Real Estate Services, Canada, Toronto, and Vancouver experienced average bungalow house prices of $329,000, $460,000, and $906,000 respectively.Also experiencing a rise in property prices is Durham Region real estate which is an assembly of a few different towns.

Average two storey house prices for Canada, Toronto, and Vancouver were $355,000, $560,000, and $988,000 respectively. condo prices registered the least expensive houses on the market.

In the country, the average price climbed In Toronto and Montreal, the condo prices were $317,000 and $222,000, respectively. Toronto and Vancouver housing prices register higher on average than any other market in Canada. Higher prices did not restrict house transactions in Toronto. Montreal’s housing sales stayed stable across the economic downturn.

Similar growth can be observed in Victoria and Ontario.These markets exhibited increases in the 11 percent area. Sectors such as St. John’s and New Brunswick are recording 16 percent or better growth increases. Meanwhile, parts like Saskatoon experienced an staggering 28 percent increase in house sales in the first quarter.

The housing market in Canada displays a first quarter advancement shift in a majority of the Canadian market.First quarter advancement may or may not reflect the growth patterns for the remainder of the year.

Ontario and British Columbia plan to adopt new mortgage rules later this year. In expectation of an rise in interest rates and taxes, investors are buying properties before the hike occurs. Property sales increase during warm weather as prospective house buyers prefer to look in the spring. Increased interest rates and property prices will moderate growth and property sales in the latter part of the year. However rates will still be low enough for most potential buyers and this should keep prices to where they are today.

Property purchases are encouraged before the laws take effect.Experts encourage purchases because they cannot determine when house prices or interest rates will be this affordable again.Though experts encourage purchases, the interest rate hike was urged to normalize market advancement.

Royal LePage Real Estate Services provides extensive scrutiny on over 250 housing communities in Canada.Trustworthy reports supplied by the aforementioned company provide housing market information for this article.

Ted Wiggins

Ted Wiggins

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