Section: Real-estate

New Housing Price Index, December 2013

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New Housing Price Index, December 2013

The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) rose 0.1% in December, following no change in November. Monthly price movements have fluctuated between 0.0% and 0.2% since June 2012.

JANUARY 2014 HOUSING STARTS IN QUÉBEC

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JANUARY 2014 HOUSING STARTS IN QUÉBEC

Housing  starts in  Québec's urban centres  were trending at 31,256 units  in  January,  compared  to  32,077  in  December,  according  to  Canada  Mortgage  and  Housing Corporation  (CMHC).  The  trend  is  a  six-month  moving  average  of  the  monthly  seasonally  adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts.

Building permits, December 2013

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Building permits, December 2013

The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities declined 4.1% to $6.5 billion in December, following a 6.6% decrease in November.

New Housing Price Index, November 2013

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New Housing Price Index, November 2013

The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) was unchanged in November following a 0.1% advance in October. Monthly price increases in eight metropolitan areas were offset by decreases in five areas, resulting in no change to the Canada level index.

Canadian home sales moderate further in December

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Canadian home sales moderate further in December

Highlights:

  • National home sales fell 1.8% from November to December.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity stood 12.9% above weak December 2012 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes dropped 4.3% from November to December.
  • The Canadian housing market remains in balanced territory.
  • The national average sale price rose 10.4% on a year-over-year basis in December.