The real estate market in Canada seems to be consistently nuts. From high-soaring prices in big population centres, to surprisingly low ones in some of the smaller cities, there’s always something interesting happening. So, to inspire your next move we’ve put together a list of homes across Canada that you can get for $500,000!

Vancouver, BC – 545 Sqft Apartment

For $500,000 this place could be yours! Located right in downtown Vancouver, the location doesn’t get much better than this. While the square-footage is low, it’s still a beautiful, but small, apartment. That’s Vancouver!

Tofino, BC – 438 Sqft Cabin + 9.88 Acre Lot 

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Looking for your very own hideaway on Vancouver Island? Well, for $499,999 you can have your own island bungalow on the Pacific Ocean. While the place itself is on the older side, it’s a beautiful location with a rustic feel.

Calgary, AB – 2,036 Sqft House

If having a place for you and your family is more what you’re after, this 4 bedroom home in Calgary is a great choice. With a classically open concept, it’s perfect for someone who’s hoping to make themselves a home. And, with around 2,000 square feet, you’ll have plenty of room to run around

Edmonton, AB – 2,222 Sqft House

Speaking of a home for a family, this place in Edmonton is another amazing option. A lot more modern, and slightly bigger, this is a beautiful place for anyone who has a few tiny-tots or just likes a lot of space. With luxury kitchens, bathrooms, and bedrooms, this is a must-see!

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Montreal, QC – 810 Sqft Apartment

For those looking for more of a luxury, sunny, chic experience, this Montreal apartment is absolutely beautiful. Located on the east side of the city, this apartment has a wonderful open-concept with tons of natural light. Maybe we’ll be moving to Montreal sometime soon…

Winnipeg, MB – 1,742 Sqft House

Okay, this is a great looking house. With a spacious design, modern appliances, and a great location, this Winnipeg home really blows away what you can get for the same price in other parts of the country. It’s a great price if you’re feeling like braving the cold that is Winnipeg.

Toronto, ON – 499 Sqft Apartment

This apartment, located right in downtown Toronto, is on the smaller side but you pay for that great location. Close to nearly everything, this place doesn’t have a lot in the way of space with only 500 square feet. But hey, just a greater reason to go out and explore the city!

Halifax, NS – 1,428 Sqft House


This one might take the cake in the idyllic department. This Halifax house is beautiful on the inside and outside, with a beautiful modern interior and a gorgeous outside. It also has 3 bedrooms, so it’s perfect for moving in with a few extra people if you get our meaning.

From small, one-bedroom apartments to multi-bedroom full homes, $500,000 can mean a lot when it comes to looking at homes across Canada. So, if you’re looking for a house for you and your family, it might mean rethinking your location, locations, location!