First Election Debate on Housing : The four main political parties want to make housing a priority

The first ever political debate on housing was held today in Laval, a joint initiative of the APCHQ, the IBC, the CORPIQ, the QFREB, the OACIQ and the RGCQ. The four main political parties took turns discussing the primary issues affecting housing, including homeownership, condominium reform, the Régie du logement and consumer protection.  Read more.


In response to the Parti Québécois promise to increase the tax credit for the purchase of a first property if it comes to power on October 1, the QFREB calls upon the three other political parties to propose concrete measures to facilitate access to homeownership. Read more.

The 2018 election: real estate brokers challenge the political parties on housing

As the provincial election campaign kicks off, the QFREB and its 13,000 real estate brokers are asking the four main parties to outline their positions on issues affecting real estate brokerage and housing. Read the release.

Record Month of August for Québec’s Real Estate Market

A new sales record was set in August, as 6,351 properties were sold across the province. Read More


La confiance des consommateurs québécois augmente en septembre

Selon le Conference Board du Canada, la proportion de Québécois estimant que le moment est propice à la réalisation d'un achat important, tel qu'une propriété, était de 46 % en septembre, soit trois points de pourcentage de plus que la proportion enregistrée le mois...

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Canadian Home Sales Fall Slightly in August

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 3.8 per cent in August 2018 compared to the same month of last year. “The new stress-test on mortgage applicants implemented earlier this year continues to weigh on national home...

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Decrease in Housing Starts in Québec in August 2018

According to preliminary data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 1,819 housing starts in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants in August 2018. This represents a drop of 31 per cent compared to August of last year. The...

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