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September 19, 2018
First Election Debate on Housing. The four main political parties want to make housing a priority
First Election Debate on Housing. The four main political parties want to make housing a priority

Laval, September 19, 2018 – The first ever political debate on housing was held today in Laval, a joint initiative of the Association des professionnels de la construction et de l’habitation du Québec (APCHQ), the …

September 18, 2018
Abolition of Transfer Taxes for First-Time Homebuyers:  the QFREB Wants Firm Commitments
Abolition of Transfer Taxes for First-Time Homebuyers: the QFREB Wants Firm Commitments

Île-des-Sœurs, September 18, 2018 – 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 Québec Federation …

September 12, 2018
The 2018 election: real estate brokers challenge the political parties on housing
The 2018 election: real estate brokers challenge the political parties on housing

Île-des-Soeurs, Aug. 28, 2018 – As the provincial election campaign kicks off, the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) and its 13,000 real estate brokers are asking the four main parties to outline their …

July 16, 2018
A Second Quarter of Record-Setting Sales in the Province of Québec
A Second Quarter of Record-Setting Sales in the Province of Québec

L’Île-des-Sœurs, July 16, 2018 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the province of Québec, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris …

July 16, 2018
The Montréal Area's Residential Real Estate Market Remained Robust  in the Second Quarter of 2018
The Montréal Area’s Residential Real Estate Market Remained Robust in the Second Quarter of 2018

L’Île-des-Sœurs, July 16, 2018 – The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released its most recent residential sales statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris provincial database. …

June 13, 2018
The QFREB in favour of a reform of co-ownership and  improved regulation of building inspectors
The QFREB in favour of a reform of co-ownership and improved regulation of building inspectors

L’Île-des-Sœurs, June 13, 2018 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) welcomes the tabling of Bill 401 by Lise Thériault, Minister responsible for Consumer Protection and for Housing, which primarily aims to improve …

May 30, 2018
In Québec, a Growing Number of Properties are  Selling Above the Asking Price
In Québec, a Growing Number of Properties are Selling Above the Asking Price

– The QFREB unveils a study on sales concluded above the asking price – L’Île-des-Sœurs, May 30, 2018 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has published a study showing that the proportion …

May 29, 2018
13,000 Québec real estate brokers mobilize against Bill 141
13,000 Québec real estate brokers mobilize against Bill 141

Nun’s Island, May 28, 2018 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) is calling for the withdrawal of non-consensus provisions of Bill 141, including the section on real estate brokerage. In view of …

May 7, 2018
CONSUMER PROTECTION: QUÉBEC FEDERATION OF REAL ESTATE BOARDS  CALLS FOR BILL 141 TO BE WITHDRAWN
CONSUMER PROTECTION: QUÉBEC FEDERATION OF REAL ESTATE BOARDS CALLS FOR BILL 141 TO BE WITHDRAWN

Nuns’ Island, May 7, 2018 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB), representing the province’s 12 real estate boards and their 13,000 broker members, today announced that it supports Québec’s three major consumer protection …

April 16, 2018
Residential Sales in Québec: Best First Quarter in Six Years
Residential Sales in Québec: Best First Quarter in Six Years

L’Île-des-Sœurs, April 16, 2018 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the province of Québec, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial …

April 16, 2018
Ventes résidentielles au Québec : le meilleur début d’année en six ans
Ventes résidentielles au Québec : le meilleur début d’année en six ans

L’Île-des-Sœurs, le 16 avril 2018 — La Fédération des chambres immobilières du Québec (FCIQ) vient de publier les plus récentes statistiques du marché immobilier résidentiel de la province de Québec établies d’après la base de données provinciale …

April 16, 2018
Montréal's Residential Real Estate Market is Off to a Flying Start in 2018
Montréal’s Residential Real Estate Market is Off to a Flying Start in 2018

L’Île-des-Sœurs, April 16, 2018 – The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released its most recent residential sales statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial database. …

March 28, 2018
THE QUÉBEC FEDERATION OF REAL ESTATE BOARDS WELCOMES THE SUPPORT FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS
THE QUÉBEC FEDERATION OF REAL ESTATE BOARDS WELCOMES THE SUPPORT FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

L’Île-des-Sœurs, March 28, 2018 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) welcomes the many measures affecting real estate and housing adopted by the Québec Minister of Finance, Carlos Leitão, in the 2018-2019 budget. The …

January 18, 2018
THE QUÉBEC FEDERATION OF REAL ESTATE BOARDS CALLS FOR A FAIR AND EQUITABLE REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE - The QFREB wants Bill 141 to make public protection a priority
THE QUÉBEC FEDERATION OF REAL ESTATE BOARDS CALLS FOR A FAIR AND EQUITABLE REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE – The QFREB wants Bill 141 to make public protection a priority

L’Île-des-Sœurs, January 18, 2018 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) appeared today before the Committee on Public Finance on behalf of Québec’s 13,000 real estate brokers to ask the government to change …

January 15, 2018
Montréal’s Residential Real Estate Market: Strong Increase in Sales and Prices in 2017
Montréal’s Residential Real Estate Market: Strong Increase in Sales and Prices in 2017

L’Île-des-Sœurs, January 15, 2018 — The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released its 2017 residential real estate market statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial …

January 15, 2018
Residential Sales in Québec Set a New Record in 2017
Residential Sales in Québec Set a New Record in 2017

L’Île-des-Sœurs, January 15, 2018 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has just released its results for the province’s 2017 residential real estate market, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial database. …

December 7, 2017
Montréal and the Province Can Expect to See Record-Setting  Residential Sales in 2018    – The QFREB reveals its forecasts for 2018 –
Montréal and the Province Can Expect to See Record-Setting Residential Sales in 2018 – The QFREB reveals its forecasts for 2018 –

L’Île-des-Sœurs, December 7, 2017 – As part of the 7th annual Fenêtre sur le marché conference, the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) unveiled its outlook for the province’s 2018 residential real estate market. …

November 30, 2017
Homeownership Rate: Québec Continues to Trail the Rest of Canada – Homeownership is still an issue for young Quebecers
Homeownership Rate: Québec Continues to Trail the Rest of Canada – Homeownership is still an issue for young Quebecers

L’Île-des-Sœurs, November 30, 2017 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) published a study today that examines the reasons that could explain Québec’s significant lag in its homeownership rate compared to other Canadian …

October 13, 2017
Third Quarter of 2017: Momentum Continues on Québec’s  Residential Real Estate Market
Third Quarter of 2017: Momentum Continues on Québec’s Residential Real Estate Market

L’Île-des-Sœurs, October 13, 2017 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the province of Québec, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial …

October 13, 2017
Sales and Prices Increase in the Montréal CMA
Sales and Prices Increase in the Montréal CMA

L’Île-des-Sœurs, October 13, 2017 — The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® …

October 6, 2017
REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE ACT: THE GOVERNMENT IS MISSING A TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY TO BETTER PROTECT THE PUBLIC
REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE ACT: THE GOVERNMENT IS MISSING A TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY TO BETTER PROTECT THE PUBLIC

Île-des-Sœurs, October 6, 2017 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) and the province’s 13,000 real estate brokers welcome with certain reservations the amendments proposed yesterday by the Québec Minister of Finance under …

September 26, 2017
Use of the HBP Drops in Québec – The QFREB calls for a modernization of the program in order to increase the homeownership rate in Québec
Use of the HBP Drops in Québec – The QFREB calls for a modernization of the program in order to increase the homeownership rate in Québec

L’Île-des-Sœurs, September 26, 2017 – After analyzing exclusive statistics from the Canada Revenue Agency regarding the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) found that use of this program is …

July 13, 2017
Record Number of Sales on Québec’s Residential Real Estate Market  in the Second Quarter of 2017
Record Number of Sales on Québec’s Residential Real Estate Market in the Second Quarter of 2017

L’Île-des-Sœurs, July 13, 2017 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the province of Québec, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® …

July 13, 2017
Residential Real Estate Market: Record Number of Sales in the Montréal Area  in the Second Quarter of the Year
Residential Real Estate Market: Record Number of Sales in the Montréal Area in the Second Quarter of the Year

L’Île-des-Sœurs, July 13, 2017 — The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released its most recent residential sales statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial database. …

July 4, 2017
MORE THAN THREE OUT OF FOUR CONSUMERS SELL THEIR PROPERTY THROUGH A REAL ESTATE BROKER
MORE THAN THREE OUT OF FOUR CONSUMERS SELL THEIR PROPERTY THROUGH A REAL ESTATE BROKER

L’Île-des-Sœurs, July 4, 2017 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) estimates that three out of four residential real estate resales in Québec are concluded through the Centris® provincial collaboration system used by …

May 31, 2017
Strong Start to the Year on Québec’s Real Estate Market – The QFREB Enhances its Forecasts for 2017
Strong Start to the Year on Québec’s Real Estate Market – The QFREB Enhances its Forecasts for 2017

L’Île-des-Sœurs, May 31, 2017 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) is revising its forecasts for 2017 significantly upwards due to strong job creation, a considerable increase in net migration and a rebound …

April 21, 2017
More Foreign Buyers in the Montréal Real Estate Market
More Foreign Buyers in the Montréal Real Estate Market

L’Île-des-Sœurs, April 21, 2017 — According to the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB), yesterday’s announcement by the Ontario government of a 15 per cent tax on property purchases by foreigners in Ontario could …

April 13, 2017
Residential Sales in Québec: Best First Quarter in Five Years
Residential Sales in Québec: Best First Quarter in Five Years

L’Île-des-Sœurs, April 13, 2017 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the province of Québec, based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® …

April 13, 2017
Montréal’s Residential Real Estate Market Off to a Good Start in 2017
Montréal’s Residential Real Estate Market Off to a Good Start in 2017

L’Île-des-Sœurs, April 13, 2017 — The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has released its most recent residential sales statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris® provincial database. …

March 30, 2017
After a Very Good Year in 2016, the Vacation Property Market Will Continue to Grow in Québec in 2017, According to the QFREB
After a Very Good Year in 2016, the Vacation Property Market Will Continue to Grow in Québec in 2017, According to the QFREB

L’Île-des-Sœurs, March 30, 2017 – The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has just published a study that examines the resale market for vacation properties[1] in Québec, specifically in the rural areas of the Capitale-Nationale, …

March 29, 2017
The QFREB welcomes the budget measures  affecting the housing sector, but would have liked a  modernization of the “welcome tax”
The QFREB welcomes the budget measures affecting the housing sector, but would have liked a modernization of the “welcome tax”

L’Île-des-Sœurs, March 29, 2017 — The Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) welcomes the tax provisions announced by the Québec Minister of Finance Carlos Leitão in regard to housing, but would have preferred seeing …