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.