Section: Real-estate

Canadian home sales edge higher in January

Published on by Service des communications

National home sales rose 1.3% from December to January.

Building permits, December 2012

Published on by Service des communications

The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities declined 11.2% to $5.7 billion in December, following a 14.5% decline in November.

Survey of Household Spending, 2011

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Spending on shelter accounted for 27.6% of this total; transportation, 20.4% and food, 14.1%.

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

Published on by Association des Propriétaires du Québec

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent - expected inflation

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

The Bank of Canada announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent.

Des taux d'augmentation de loyer de plus en plus bas, les propriétaires de logement et les locataires sont menacés, selon l'APQ

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"Nous déplorons encore une fois que les taux annoncés ne reflètent ni les besoins ni la réalité du marché locatif québécois. Une méthode de calcul vieille de plus de 30 ans, un amortissement de plus de 30 ans sur les travaux de rénovations,