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Thomas StorringDirector – Economics and Statistics
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September 12, 2019

In Nova Scotia, the price of new housing increased 0.2 per cent in July 2019. The national index declined 0.1 per cent for the third consecutive month.

In Nova Scotia, new housing prices were 0.7 per cent higher than they were in July 2018. National new housing prices declined 0.4 per cent, year over year.

Year to date, Nova Scotia new housing prices were up 0.7 per cent in the first seven months of 2019.  National new housing prices were down 0.1 per cent in January-July 2019 compared to January-July 2018.  Quebec saw the fastest growth in new housing prices at 2.0 per cent. The largest decline was in Saskatchewan where new housing prices fell 1.6 per cent compared to the first seven months of 2018.

Census Metropolitan Areas

Year to date, price growth among Census Metropolitan Areas was fastest in Ottawa, London, Windsor and Montreal.  New housing prices declined the most in Regina, Calgary, Oshawa and St. John's.


Source: Statistics Canada

Table 18-10-0205-01 New housing price index, monthly

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