Canadian home sales up 1.5 pct in March from February - CREA

Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:27am EDT
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TORONTO, April 15 (Reuters) - Sales of existing Canadian homes rose 1.5 percent in March from the prior month, a report from the Canadian Real Estate Association showed on Friday.

The industry group said its Canadian home price index was up 9.1 percent in the month from a year earlier, while actual sales not seasonally adjusted rose 12.2 percent from March 2015. (Reporting by Jeffrey Hodgson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)