A new report from Alberta Treasury board and finance states that Alberta has emerged as a standout performer in Canada’s housing market. The main reason for this is Alberta’s robust economy, it has grown double the rate of the Canadian average and has accounted for 56% of new jobs in Canada. This has also trickled into the housing market, Alberta has seen housing starts jump 7.8% over 2012 levels, while the rest of Canada fell 12.5%.
The report says that there are no signs of cooling for 2014, especially if the low unemployment rate continues to draw migration into the province.
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