David Smith, a Globe and Mail reader, recently sold his home in Gatineau, Que., for more than twice what he bought it for 13 years ago. The 4,000-square-foot property, which backs onto a protected forest, sold for $320,000 this year. In 1999, Mr. Smith paid $144,000.
For the past few weeks, the Globe has been taking an in-depth look at the Canadian housing market, including changes to borrowing rules, problems with how we appraise real estate and the current housing price correction.
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