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Thinking about taking the next step as a grown-up? Buying real estate can be tough and bewildering, but it can be a wise long-term investment if you buy smartly. But with market rates reaching in the millions in some parts, how do you know when you’re getting a deal? It turns out, sometimes it’s much more apparent than others.

Take New Brunswick, for example. At this moment, you can buy an entire ski hill in Edmundston for $900,000. That’s an entire ski hill, guys. Yes, it’s a lot of money, but let’s compare that to what you could find elsewhere:

British Columbia

In Vancouver, you can dip below $900,000 ever-so-slightly to $890,000 and get a very shabby bungalow that is said to have “some updates.” The Province unearthed this striking comparison, and this isn’t an anomaly, either. In a previous look at competing real estate markets, they uncovered a New Brunswick castle (a whole castle) that was being sold at the same price ($700,000) as a Vancouver bungalow.

Ontario

In Georgetown, Ontario, $900,000 buys you a 9-bedroom, 9-bathroom palace. The benefit of going with this property is you wouldn’t need to figure out what to do with a hill.

No homes in Toronto are currently going for $900,000 – the closest option is a 3-storey townhouse on Spencer Ave. that is selling for $908,800 and overlooks a block of high-rise apartment buildings. If you’re looking for expansive views (or just good views at all), you’d be better off moving to New Brunswick and buying a hill. And Toronto definitely has some pretty tight spaces (read: condos) going for that steep value, too.

Prince Edward Island

Want a ridiculously expansive lakefront property, huge driveway, huge house and just a lot of everything quaint and dreamy you could ever want in an island home? Well, for $899,990, that’s what you’d get in Prince Edward Island. And it’s move in ready, so it’s not like a hill where you kind of need to figure out what to do with it.

Manitoba

If you can get past the horrifying winters of Winnipeg, you can get a pretty stately manor there for just under $900,000. But if you’re going to buy a place with snow issues, why not buy a ski hill?

Northwest Territories

Maybe you want to move far away? Well, you can buy a 6-level home in Yellowknife for under the value of a hill or a Vancouver bungalow. It’s kind of tempting!

Alberta

For exactly $900,000, you can get warm and toasty in every bedroom of this gigantic cabin oasis. Seriously, it’s like if Canadiana were a home. We’ll move in tomorrow!

Saskatchewan

This home is kind of remote, making it the Prada Marfa of Saskatchewan. That said, it’s still very roomy and it’s still less money than most of these homes.

Quebec

Montreal is nice, but this Sainte-Foy property is pretty luxurious. And there’s so much room to socialize and breathe in that delicious country air. And it comes with a pool! Hill versus pool? Ah, decisions!

Nova Scotia

This Dalhousie property is for people who like to seriously chill. There’s a hammock area, where you can do so much lounging. And it’s a pond, river and lakefront home. Water, water everywhere! You’ll be the queen of summer!

Newfoundland and Labrador

We couldn’t even get close to $900,000 in Newfoundland. But you can get an 11-year-old, four-bedroom house for just $750,000. It’s in a place called Happy Valley-Goose Bay! How could that not be magical?

So, there you have it. Yes, you can buy an entire ski hill for the price of a Vancouver bungalow or a Toronto condo. But if you aren’t in the market for a ski hill (if you are, we’d love to join you for a weekend), but want space, there are ways to spend $900,000 wisely. And we hope we helped with that, because we know how confusing and ever-changing the markets can be. Happy hunting!