March 16, 2010
With rising activity in Toronto offset by lower activity in Vancouver, the number of homes sold through the Multiple Listing Service¨ (MLS¨) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards edged lower in February. In recent months, national sales activity has slowed while new listings continue to rise, resulting in a more balanced national resale housing market.
According to statistics released by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), seasonally adjusted national home sales totalled 42,799 units in February 2010, edging down 1.5 per cent from January. Activity declined mostly in Vancouver, but this...
March 8, 2010
The seasonally adjusted annual rate1 of housing starts reached 196,700 units in February 2010. This is an increase from an annual rate of 185,400 units in January 2010, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
The gain in February housing starts was concentrated in the multiple starts segment, particularly in Toronto, said Bob Dugan, Chief Economist at CMHC's Market Analysis Centre.
The seasonally adjusted annual rate of urban starts increased by 9.0 per cent to 179,100 units in February. Urban multiple starts increased by 19.1 per cent to 89,900 units while single urban starts...
March 2, 2010
The Greater Vancouver housing market continued to experience strong demand from homebuyers and an increase in total property listings in a month where the eyes of the world were focused on the region.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totaled 2,473 in February 2010, an increase of 67.1 per cent compared to February 2009 when 1,480 sales were recorded and a 28.6 per cent increase compared to the 1,923 sales recorded in January 2010.
More broadly, last month's sales totals marked a 7.6 per cent decline compared to the 2,676...
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