Sales of California homes sped up at the end of 2016, ahead of the looming mortgage rate rise.
Hong Kong's recent stamp duty changes are weighing on sentiment surrounding property sales.
Recent stamp duty changes continue to transform the prime London property market, with slower sales boosting demand for lettings.
Scotland is the only part of the UK to see million pound home sales fall this year.
The national average house price in Canada rose this month to $475,000 from $457,000, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. Keep up-to-speed on the latest market trends with Keller Williams' monthly video round-ups.