Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Halle Berry Puts Vacation Home in Canada on the Market

August 22, 2012 - Quebec
Actress Halle Berry is asking $1.9 million for her three-bedroom vacation home outside Montreal. She bought the gated and forested 63-acre property in Saint-Hippolyte in 2008 for $1.6 million CAD.

Craig McCaw's Vancouver island for sale for $75M

June 06, 2012 - British Columbia
Craig and Susan McCaw have listed their 780-acre private island off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia, for $75 million.

Chinese buyers snapping up luxury homes in Vancouver

June 27, 2011 - British Columbia
Chinese buyers are dominating luxury home sales in Vancouver and pushing up real estate prices, according to an analysis of property tax assessment bills by Landcor Data Corp.

Pacific Peak

June 23, 2011 - British Columbia
Located on the waterfront in the city’s trendy Yaletown neighbourhood, the open plan apartment includes 465 sq m of living space and the latest customised finishes.

Marc Boutin designs the Frame House in Canada

March 09, 2011 - British Columbia
Canadian studio The Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative have completed a timber-clad house designed to frame views from a hill in Invermere, Canada.

Steady Canadian economy lures wealthy Chinese buyers

March 01, 2011 - Ontario
The Key, a Vancouver-based sales and marketing firm recently suggested there has been a wave of Chinese investors buying into the Vancouver and Toronto property market.

Property prices and sales expected to fall in Canada in 2011

November 13, 2010 - Canada
Residential property prices in Canada are set to fall 1.3% in 2011 after a rise of 3.1% this year, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Canadian real estate market stable

May 31, 2010 - Canada
A US style property price correction scenario is unlikely to happen in Canada with the real estate market set to remain stable, according to new research. The property market is widely regarded as being at, or very near, the top of its cycle and experts expect it to be stable for some time, says the report from The Canadian Real Estate Association. ‘The relationship between average price and income has recently been cited as portending a US style correction in Canadian home prices. However, such warnings ignore the longer term relationship between prices and income and disregard typical Canadian housing market cycle dynamics,’ said Gregory Klump, Chief Economist at CREA.

Canada's most expensive residential real estate sale of the year

October 15, 2009 - Alberta
Canada's most expensive residential sale so far this year occurred last month. Falkridge, a luxury retreat in the Calgary region, sold for $13.1 million after being on the market just a few weeks.

Lac Superieur Residence in Mont-Tremblant, Canada

August 20, 2009 - Quebec
Standing on a sloping hill in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, Canada, this boxy contemporary abode looks a lot like a strategic stacking of squares.