Rise in building permits reflects sense of optimism, builders say

Tue, Jun 11, 2013

Vancouver Real Estate

As housing starts continue their ho-hum-but-steady pace through 2013, a surge in the number of building permits shows stronger numbers might be around the corner. The six-month trend for housing starts in Metro was nearly identical in May, at 16,324 units started, compared with April, at 16,370 units started, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reported Monday.

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