What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week - Feb. 8 edition

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Despite some concerns earlier in the year, housing starts in January dipped only slightly, the CMHC reports. And better news for those shopping for a new house: housing prices stalled in December for the first time since April 2015.

If you’re looking for a slightly older home, there are still plenty of choices, especially since new mortgage rules have deterred some home buyers. This week, we look at homes in Richmond, B.C., Halifax, N.S. and Toronto, Ont. Which would you choose?

All listings courtesy Zoocasa.

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<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> Location: Richmond, B.C.<br> List Price: $988,800<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
Location: Richmond, B.C.
List Price: $988,800
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> This 2,019-square-foot home located in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond is fully detached, and is close to local parks and the water.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
This 2,019-square-foot home located in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond is fully detached, and is close to local parks and the water.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> The kitchen has been recently updated with stainless steel appliances.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
The kitchen has been recently updated with stainless steel appliances.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> Take in views of the garden from the home’s solarium.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
Take in views of the garden from the home’s solarium.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> There are two bedrooms upstairs, and another downstairs set up as a guest suite.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
There are two bedrooms upstairs, and another downstairs set up as a guest suite.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> There are also three bathrooms, some of which have whirlpool jacuzzi tubs.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
There are also three bathrooms, some of which have whirlpool jacuzzi tubs.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/richmond-bc-real-estate/5063565-39-11291-7th-avenue-richmond-bc-v7e3b7-r2235976" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.</a><br> In addition to a bedroom, the basement has a kitchen and recreation room.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Richmond, B.C. this week

11291 Seventh Ave., Richmond, B.C.
In addition to a bedroom, the basement has a kitchen and recreation room.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia<br> List Price: $999,900<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
List Price: $999,900
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> This home has undergone extensive renovations in the last 10 years, including newer windows and new wiring.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
This home has undergone extensive renovations in the last 10 years, including newer windows and new wiring.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> The custom kitchen features high-end appliances and stone countertops.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
The custom kitchen features high-end appliances and stone countertops.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> The formal dining room includes this propane fireplace.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
The formal dining room includes this propane fireplace.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> There’s also a sunroom, with the original hardwood flooring.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
There’s also a sunroom, with the original hardwood flooring.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> There are five bedrooms in the home, two of which are on the third floor.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
There are five bedrooms in the home, two of which are on the third floor.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/halifax-ns-real-estate/5069417-1762-rosebank-avenue-halifax-ns-b3h4r8-201802196" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.</a><br> There are also two-and-a-half bathrooms. The master ensuite features heated floors.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Halifax, N.S. this week

1762 Rosebank Ave., Halifax, N.S.
There are also two-and-a-half bathrooms. The master ensuite features heated floors.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> Location: Toronto, Ontario<br> List Price: $999,900<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
Location: Toronto, Ontario
List Price: $999,900
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> This Victorian-style freehold townhome has 1,471-square-feet of space (plus basement).<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
This Victorian-style freehold townhome has 1,471-square-feet of space (plus basement).
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> It comes with a new stainless steel fridge, stove, dishwasher and microwave.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
It comes with a new stainless steel fridge, stove, dishwasher and microwave.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> It’s been converted to a four bedroom home…<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
It’s been converted to a four bedroom home…
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> …but can easily be returned to a three-bedroom model.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
…but can easily be returned to a three-bedroom model.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> There are two walkouts.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
There are two walkouts.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

<p><a href="https://www.zoocasa.com/toronto-on-real-estate/5066511-16-old-primrose-lane-toronto-on-m5a4t1-c4035248" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.</a><br> Two bathrooms are in the home.<br> (Photo: Zoocasa) </p>
What a $1 million home looks like in Toronto, Ont. this week

16 Old Primrose Lane, Toronto, Ont.
Two bathrooms are in the home.
(Photo: Zoocasa)

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