Section: Real-estate

Building permits, July 2014

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Building permits, July 2014

Canadian municipalities issued building permits worth $9.2 billion dollars in July, up 11.8% from June and the fourth consecutive monthly advance. The increase in July was mainly attributable to higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings in Ontario and British Columbia as well as institutional buildings in Manitoba.

2014-2015 HOUSING MARKET OUTLOOK (PROVINCE OF QUEBEC)

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2014-2015 HOUSING MARKET OUTLOOK (PROVINCE OF QUEBEC)

According to the latest forecasts conducted by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Quebec housing starts will amount to 38,400 units in 2014 and 38,700 units in 2015.

JULY 2014 HOUSING STARTS IN QUÉBEC

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JULY 2014 HOUSING STARTS IN QUÉBEC

Housing  starts in  Québec's urban centres  were trending at  35 443 units in  July,  compared to  34 694  in  June,  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.

Canadian home sales edge higher in July

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Canadian home sales edge higher in July

  • National home sales rose 0.8% from June to July.
  • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was 7.2% higher than July 2013 levels.
  • The number of newly listed homes edged up 0.4% from June to July.

Building permits, June 2014

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Building permits, June 2014

Contractors took out building permits worth $8.0 billion in June, up 13.5% from May. The June increase was mainly due to higher construction intentions for institutional and industrial buildings in Quebec and commercial buildings in Alberta.