L'ÎLE-DES-SŒURS, QC, June 5, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board (GMREB) has just released its most recent residential real estate market statistics for the Montréal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers' Centris® provincial database. In total, 4,332 residential sales were concluded in May 2015, a 9 per cent increase compared to May 2014. This was the third consecutive increase in sales and the most active month of May in three years. Click here to watch the May 2015 statistics video.
"There has been a clear upturn on the residential real estate market in the past three months, manifested by a steady increase in sales and stronger price growth," said François Bissonnette, President of the GMREB Board of Directors.
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Variation by geographic area
Statistics by property category
Number of properties for sale
Although the upward trend continued in May, to the tune of 4 per cent, this was the smallest increase in the number of active listings in more than four years in the Montréal area.
About the Greater Montréal Real Estate Board
The Greater Montréal Real Estate Board is a non-profit organization with more than 9,300 members: real estate brokers. Its mission is to actively promote and protect its members' professional and business interests in order for them to successfully meet their business objectives.
Centris.ca is Québec's real estate industry website for consumers, grouping all properties for sale by a real estate broker under the same address. Centris®, a division of the Greater Montréal Real Estate Board, offers technology resources exclusively to Québec's 12 real estate boards and their 13,000 real estate brokers.
For May 2015 statistics charts, click here.
For year-to-date statistics charts, click here.
SOURCE Greater Montréal Real Estate Board
Image with caption: "Centris® Residential Sales Statistics - May 2015 (CNW Group/Greater Montréal Real Estate Board)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150605_C4847_PHOTO_EN_17607.jpg
For further information: Manon Stébenne, Manager, Communications and Public Relations, Greater Montréal Real Estate Board, Tel.: 514-762-2440, ext. 157, [email protected]; Josée Labrie, Coordinator, Writing and Communications, Communications and Public Relations, Greater Montréal Real Estate Board, Tel.: 514-762-2440, ext. 222, [email protected]