Vancouver homes up 10.5% since last year

Average home price rises 6.5% to $352,600

Higher sales in a number of major markets, most notably Toronto, helped push the average price of a Canadian home up 6.5 per cent in September compared with a year earlier.

The Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday the average price for a Canadian home sold in September was $352,600. In June, the average was $372,700.