RE/MAX 2016 Spotlight on Luxury


The RE/MAX 2016 Spotlight on Luxury has arrived sharing the latest updates on trends on the luxury housing market in Canada. Sales of homes priced over $1 million were up year-over-year in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria and Oakville in the first nine months of 2016. In the Greater Toronto Area and Vancouver, Canada’s largest high-end housing markets, sales of $3 million-plus homes saw significant increases, of 86 per cent in the GTA and 41 per cent in Vancouver. See below for some highlights:

  • While Vancouver sales of $1 million properties were up by three per cent overall, single-family home sales in that range declined by seven per cent year-over-year.
  • The Greater Toronto Area’s market has experienced continued strong demand for luxury properties, with sales of homes over $3 million rising by 86 per cent year-over year.
  • High demand in the GTA and Vancouver has resulted in a spillover effect in neighbouring luxury markets, as buyers look further out for more selection and value.
  • Calgary’s luxury market has stabilized over the first nine months of 2016, and after a period of decline, sales of $1 million-plus homes were up 13 per cent year-over-year.
  • Sales of luxury condominiums in Canada’s two largest luxury markets have experienced significant growth in 2016, driven by increasing demand from down-sizers, as well as limited inventory of single-family homes

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