How House-building Costs Stack Up

According to data from Altus Group, which provides technology solutions to the real estate industry, building a single-family home in a major Canadian city can cost from $90 to $260 a square foot, for a stock home plan build from a production builder. Custom builds can range from $250 to more than $1,000 per square foot. Builders like Discovery Dream Homes also offer packaged custom homes nationally.

Buy here: Average assessed single-family home value in City of Langley: $838,000 (+4%); Township of Langley: $986,000 (+7%).*