Section: Real estate

Building permits, January 2015

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Building permits, January 2015

The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities fell 12.9% to $6.1 billion in January, following a 6.1% increase the previous month. Lower construction intentions for non-residential buildings in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario were responsible for much of the national decline.

2015-2016 HOUSING MARKET OUTLOOK (PROVINCE OF QUEBEC)

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2015-2016 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 38,500 units in 2015, and 40,100 units in 2016.

Canadian home sales slip further in January

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Canadian home sales slip further in January

The number of home sales processed through the MLS® Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations fell 3.1 per cent in January 2015 compared to December 2014.

January sales were down from the previous month in about 60 per cent of all local housing markets. On a provincial basis, the monthly decline largely reflected fewer sales in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Building permits, December 2014

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Building permits, December 2014

Contractors took out building permits worth $7.1 billion in December, up 7.7% from November. This followed a 13.6% decline the previous month. The increase in December resulted mostly from higher construction intentions in the non-residential sector in Alberta and British Columbia.

The total value of building permits for 2014 was up 5.2% from 2013 to $85.1 billion.

JANUARY 2015 HOUSING STARTS IN QUEBEC

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JANUARY 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 31 413 en janvier, comparativement à 31 992 en décembre. Cette tendance correspond à la moyenne mobile  de six mois  du nombre mensuel désaisonnalisé et annualisé (DDA) de mises en chantier d’habitations.