October 5, 2016 - The Fédération des chambres immobilières du Québec (FICQ) (Québec Real Estate chambers federation ) provides additional conclusive information , to say the least , that condo rentals are increasing in Quebec. A recently published study on co-ownership, states that condos offered for rent (on the Centris system) have increased dramatically in recent years.
April 15th, 2016 — The 2016 first quarter residential sales is cause for optimism in Québec, in stark contrast with the disappointing first quarter of 2015. This information is in the JLR Quarterly report on the Québec real-estate market.
March 14th, 2016 — the reform of co-ownership Law reform is delayed again and again. Many voices are raised to denounce “the tardiness of the Québec government to take action in this file”, announced Radio-Canada today.
February 28, 2016 – A growing phenomenon in downtown Montreal and Griffintown, micro condos are multiplying. Originally intended for less affluent first buyers, or those who wanted a base in the city, they are now popular with a much more diversified clientele.
January 15, 2016 – The Garantie de construction résidentielle (residential construction Garanty.GCR) has recently appointed Daniel Laplante as its new CEO. He officially takes office on January 15, 2016. He succeeds Gina Gaudreault, who was the first person to hold this position since the creation of the GCR.
January 12, 2016 - As of February 15, 2016, residential buyers who wish to get hypothecary insurance will be subject to a new rule in Canada, namely a larger minimum down payment for any purchase exceeding $ 500,000.
January 11, 2016 -Housing starts of single family homes have been at a "historic low" in 2015, confirms Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This statement concerns all major urban centers of Quebec.