After something of a winter cool-down, the busy spring season for Canadian real estate is almost here.
Open houses and for sale signs will be popping up, giving buyers more options to get into the market. It’s a good time for sellers too because they typically are able to charge more. But could this time be different?
Canada’s real estate market is coming off one the slowest Februarys in decades. According to a new national survey from Zoocasa, 58 per cent of Canadians surveyed say they think spring is the best time to sell a home. Less than half (42 per cent) say it’s the best time to be in the market as a buyer.
Among survey respondents, 11 per cent said they want to buy a home this spring. On the flip side only eight per cent plan to sell.…