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Québec Consumer Confidence Level Increased in April

Québec Consumer Confidence Level Increased in April

According to the Conference Board of Canada, the proportion of Quebecers who feel that the time is right to make a major purchase, such as a property, stood at 47 per cent in April. This represents an increase of 3 percentage points compared to last month and the...
The residential sales in Canada dropped again in March

The residential sales in Canada dropped again in March

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 4.6 per cent in March 2019 compared to the same month of last year to the lowest level since 2013. It was also almost 12% below the 10-year average for March. “It will be some time...
Housing Starts are rising in Québec in March 2019

Housing Starts are rising in Québec in March 2019

According to preliminary data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 3,886 housing starts in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants in March 2019. This represents a 37 per cent increase compared to March of last year. The Gatineau...
Unemployment rate declines again at historically low levels in Quebec

Unemployment rate declines again at historically low levels in Quebec

According to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, 4,301,600 jobs (seasonally adjusted) were held in Québec in March 2019, which represents 12,900 fewer jobs than the previous month. Compared to March of last year, this number represents an increase of 26,100 jobs....
A RESOLUTELY PROGRESSIVE FEDERATION

A RESOLUTELY PROGRESSIVE FEDERATION

The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards is determined to adapt and evolve in order to meet the priorities and issues of real estate brokerage – particularly those of its members. It has worked hard in protecting and promoting the profession. For several months...
Québec Consumer Confidence Level Increased in March

Québec Consumer Confidence Level Increased in March

According to the Conference Board of Canada, the proportion of Quebecers who feel that the time is right to make a major purchase, such as a property, stood at 44 per cent in March. This represents an increase of 4 percentage points compared to last month and a...