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If you're looking to buy a new home, you might want to avoid some cities across the province.

A recent report by Zoocasa revealed the absolute worst spots to buy an Ontario home right now and compared multiple cities on current average home prices, price growth and neighbourhood characteristics.

Oakville is currently ranked the worst of the worst in Ontario, with an average house price of $1,116,275 as of 2020, a rate that sits 100 percent above the national average.

Toronto is the second-worst place to buy real estate, with an average price of $915,001.

Mississauga comes in third, with an average home price of $922,750.

Where are the best places to buy a home in Ontario?

If you are looking to move, you might want to check out Bancroft, which took the top spot for the best place to buy a home in all of Canada. The spot offers homes at $292,733, with is 47% below the national average.

Other top spots in Ontario include Woodstock and Ingersoll area, with the average home price sitting at $433,383.

London, Tillsonburg, and Huron Perth also followed closely behind.

The top spot to buy a home in Canada outside of Ontario is Greater Moncton, with the average home price of $200,267.

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