Thinking of buying a home in Ottawa in 2017? Here's a price comparison

It will cost you an average of about $378,000 to buy a home in Ottawa in 2017, according to a Re/Max projection. How does that compare to other cities?
A sold sign in front of a home in Ottawa in July 2015. That year, the average price for a home was about $368,000. In 2017, the estimated price will be about $378,000. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

It will cost you an average of about $378,000 to buy a home in Ottawa in 2017, according to a projection from the real estate company Re/Max.

That's up about two per cent from the $371,000 Ottawa home price estimate for 2016.

In 2015, the average Ottawa home price was about $368,000.

How does the 2017 price estimate for Ottawa compare to other cities?


Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.: PRICIER, at about $413,000.

Kingston, Ont.: CHEAPER, at about $312,000.

Barrie, Ont.: PRICIER, at about $426,000.

Edmonton: CHEAPER, at about $364,000.

Halifax/Dartmouth: CHEAPER, at about $292,000.

Montreal area: CHEAPER, at about $368,000.

Toronto area: PRICIER, at about $784,000.

Vancouver area: MUCH PRICIER, at about $1,041,000.