Ottawa·CHAT RECAP

Should you give up on your dream of owning a home?

Housing prices in Canada have jumped over the past decade, pushing the dream of home ownership farther away for some people. Financial advisor Garth Turner took part in a web chat to offer his two cents on the topic.

Real estate blogger Garth Turner answers your questions on home ownership

Housing prices in Canada have jumped over the past decade, pushing the dream of home ownership farther away for some people.

The average price of a Canadian home hit $509,460 in May 2016, an increase of 13.2 per cent over the same month a year earlier.

Financial advisor and real estate blogger Garth Turner took part in a web chat, after taking calls as a guest on CBC Radio's Ontario Today on Tuesday.

Read a recap of the chat below.