In a context of high household indebtedness, many observers are concerned about the potential impact of higher interest rates on the ability of some households to repay their mortgages. Read the document
The QFREB has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the province of Québec, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris provincial database. In total, 18,798 residential sales were concluded in the third quarter of 2018, a 5 per cent increase compared to the third quarter of last year. Read the communiqué
The QFREB Barometers for the third quarter of 2018 are now available on our website. These publications provide an overview of the residential real estate market across the province and in each of its six metropolitan areas.
How easy is it for a young couple to buy a home in Québec: do they need to save for many years and make significant sacrifices? Are conditions very different from one region to another? Has the situation changed significantly over the past decade or has it remained relatively stable? To answer these questions, click here.
According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 3.7 per cent in October 2018 compared to the same month of last year and in line with the 10-year average for this month. “This year’s new mortgage stress-test has lowered how much...read more
According to preliminary data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 4,199 housing starts in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants in October 2018. This represents a 9 per cent drop compared to October of last year. The...read more
Québec's real estate market continued to grow in the month of October. Statistics from the real estate brokers' Centris provincial database show that 7,053 sales were concluded in the province of Québec in October 2018, a 13 per cent increase compared to October of...read more