Section: Real estate

Investment in new housing construction, July 2015

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Investment in new housing construction, July 2015

Spending on new housing construction was $4.2 billion in July, up 0.5% from the same month a year earlier.

Nationally, the gain came from higher investment in apartment and apartment-condominium building construction, which increased 17.5% to $1.4 billion and also, to a lesser extent, in row house construction, which rose 6.3% to $395 million.

AUGUST 2015 HOUSING STARTS IN QUEBEC

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AUGUST 2015 HOUSING STARTS IN QUEBEC

Selon  la  Société  canadienne  d’hypothèques  et  de logement  (SCHL),  la  tendance  des  mises  en  chantier  d’habitations  dans  les  centres  urbains  du Québec  se  chiffrait  à  32  187  en  août,  comparativement  à  30  108  en  juillet.  Cette  tendance correspond à la moyenne mobile  de six mois  du nombre mensuelHousing starts in Quebec were trending at 32,187 units in August, compared to  30,108  units in  July, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). désaisonnalisé et annualisé  (DDA) de mises en chantier d’habitations.

Building permits, July 2015

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Building permits, July 2015

Building permits issued by Canadian municipalities edged down 0.6% to $7.7 billion in July, following a 15.5% increase in June. Lower construction intentions in the non-residential sector, mainly in Ontario and Alberta, accounted for much of the decrease at the national level.

JULY 2015 HOUSING STARTS IN QUEBEC

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JULY 2015 HOUSING STARTS IN QUEBEC

Housing  starts  in  Quebec  were  trending  at  30,075  units  in  July, compared to 28,251  units in June, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

Canadian home sales edge lower but remain strong in July

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Canadian home sales edge lower but remain strong in July

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations declined by 0.4 per cent in July 2015 compared to June. While this marks the second consecutive monthly decline in activity, sales activity in May, June and July reached their highest monthly levels in more than five years.