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.
Housing is a major economic and social pillar in Québec. The housing sector represents annual investments of nearly $30 billion and creates hundreds of thousands of quality jobs in all regions throughout the province. Whether it be construction or renovation contractors, professionals, engineers, notaries, real estate brokers or property managers, workers in this sector generate significant economic spinoffs that benefit all Québecers. Read more
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.
Fall is starting off on a positive note for the province's residential real estate market. Statistics from the real estate brokers' Centris provincial database show that 6,226 sales were concluded in the province of Québec in September 2018, a 7 per cent increase...read more
According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 8.9 per cent in September 2018 compared to the same month of last year. “The balance between the number of home buyers and suitable homes varies depending on location, housing type...read more
According to preliminary data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 4,171 housing starts in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants in September 2018. This represents a 16 per cent drop compared to September of last year. The...read more