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Housing Activities Canadian Housing Activities

This data product assembles all the housing related variables Manifold models. Categories include:

  • Number of dwellings sold annually
  • Home improvement spending, shopping, and services
  • Dwelling age
  • Rebuild score
  • Home/vacation home/first home ownership
  • Dwelling value
  • Mortgages

Municipalities use this for land development and economic development. Retailers and manufacturers of home hardware, moving companies, and storage companies can use this data product to gain customer insight; perform trade area analysis; estimate market potential; tailor communication and identify the best prospects. This information can also be valuable for land developers and real estate consultants to track the development and value of older or new neighbourhoods.

Most Recent Update

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2020

Available Geographic Levels

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6-digit postal code, FSA, DA, CT, CSD, CD, and custom geography

Update Frequency

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Annual

Methodology

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Data fusion with stratified sampling techniques. Strata based on the Census, surveys from Statistics Canada, the RTS survey from Numeris, and others are linked to the strata derived from demographic information at the postal code geographic level. Thereafter, income, debt and asset patterns are modeled from survey data to general population. Structural coherence is essential in selecting geographic level and the integration process. We have applied techniques from statistics, dynamics, data mining and other disciplines, including multi-staged and adaptive nonlinear methods for dimension reduction, effective statistical distance functions and coherent structural approximations.

Data sources include Royal LePage’s Quarterly Survey of Canadian Housing Price, Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Statistics Canada, Cleanlist, municipal building permits statistics and trends, and the Numeris RTS survey.

Data Format

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CSV

Sample Reports

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Data Dictionary

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How To Get It

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