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, 86,557 sales were concluded in 2018, a 5 per cent increase compared to 2017. Read the communiqué
The QFREB Barometers for the fourth 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.
Many Québec households, primarily in the Mauricie and in the Centre-du-Québec regions, have been grappling with this problem mineral which causes concrete to swell when in contact with moisture, causing serious foundation damage. Read more
According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 19 per cent in December 2018 compared to the same month of last year and stood almost 12% below the 10-year average for the month of December. “What a difference a year makes,” said...read more
The Bank of Canada announced today that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1.75 per cent. The Bank projects real GDP will grow by 1.7 per cent in 2019, 0.4 percentage points slower than the October outlook. This revised forecast reflects a...read more
According to preliminary data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 40,821 housing starts in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants during the year 2018. This represents the same level as in 2017. The Trois-Rivières (+14 per...read more