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CMHC releases housing market insight report


November 18, 2015
By Ground Water Canada

Ottawa – Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s has released new market analysis report designed to analyze and answer key questions about the housing markets in Canada’s Census Metropolitan Areas.

“The Housing Market Insight is a tailor-made report customized to examine different indicators and factors in a specific market,” said Michel Laurence, CMHC’s vice-president for Housing Markets and Indicators, in a news release.

CMHC will release between 30 and 40 HMI reports over the course of a year. This first HMI report focuses on Edmonton through the lens of oil price declines and their effect on the housing market. 

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On Dec. 3, CMHC will release a national report highlighting foreign ownership as part of the HMI series. In early 2016, HMI reports will focus on the Halifax and Quebec City CMAs. 

Future Market Analysis Centre publications from CMHC may be accessed by subscribing to Housing Observer Online.