Media Advisory - Inter-provincial migration has stunning effect on Winnipeg housing market



    WINNIPEG, Aug. 13 /CNW/ -  Jeff Powell, CMHC Prairie and Territories
Region, Senior Market Analyst for Winnipeg will discuss the CMHC Housing
Market Update for 2007 to be released on August 15.
    Highlights include the positive effect the turnaround in inter-provincial
migration will have on the Winnipeg housing market and the impact of the 20
year high in Multi-family construction.
    Also in attendance will be Peter Squire of Winnipeg REALTORS(R),
available to discuss the recently commissioned MLS/CREA study indicating the
spin-off benefits of activity in the re-sale market will reach $300 million in
Winnipeg this year.
    In addition, Garth Steek, President of the Winnipeg Region Home Builders
Association will be available for interviews.

    
    Date:       August 15, 2007

    Time:       10:00-11:00 a.m.
                15 minute presentation
                starts at 10:00 a.m.

    Location:   CMHC Boardroom
                600 - 175 Hargrave Street
                Winnipeg
    




For further information:

For further information: Kimberlee Jones, Communications, CMHC Calgary,
Cell: (403) 585-9324

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