Greater Montreal Real Estate Board

Greater Montreal Real Estate Board
Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards

Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards

January 15, 2014 06:30 ET

Media Advisory/Invitation to the Conference "Fenetre sur le marche : les perspectives du marche immobilier residentiel au Quebec"

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2014) - The real estate market is constantly evolving. It is therefore essential to be aware of upcoming market trends regarding the behaviour of both consumers and the real estate market. To obtain an informed picture of the situation, the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards, in collaboration with the Greater Montréal Real Estate Board, invites media representatives to the third annual Fenêtre sur le marché conference, which will take place in Montréal on January 16. With conferences by leading industry experts, this event will enable you to better understand real estate risk factors. Individual interviews with the conference speakers are possible after the conference.

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time: From 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 rue Mansfield, Montréal


9:15 a.m.
Overview of the 2013 Real Estate Market
Paul Cardinal, Manager - Market Analysis, QFREB

Learn about the main 2013 results in terms of sales, listings, prices, selling times and residential real estate market conditions in the province's main urban centres, and particularly in the Greater Montréal Area.

9:45 a.m.
2014-2015 Economic Environment - The Beginning of the End of Very Low Rates
Carlos Leitao, Chief Strategist and Chief Economist, Laurentian Bank Securities

Despite the uncertainty that continues to hang over the global economy five years after the financial crisis, the economic and financial environment is less fragile. In this context, what can we expect in terms of economic growth in North America and what will the impact be on interest rates?

10:30 a.m.
State of the New Condo Market in Montréal
Mathieu Collette, AACI, P.App., Director, Condominium Market Studies, Altus Group

Get an accurate picture of the state of the new condominium market, through the systematic record of sales in all new condominium projects that have at least five floors and are located in the Greater Montréal Area.

11 a.m.
Outlook for the 2014 Real Estate Market
Paul Cardinal, Manager - Market Analysis, QFREB

Be informed of our latest forecasts for the province and the Greater Montréal Area, as well as the risks that may affect the performance of the housing market over the coming year.

Mr. Nicolas Marceau, Québec's Minister of Finance and Economy and deputy for Rousseau, will be on hand and will address the audience.

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