January was a bit of a down month for building permit sales in Whitby. Officials say a total of 42 permits were sold last month, 30 of them for residential development, compared with 73 in January 2012. Total construction value also fell more than 76 per cent to just over $4.6-million.
Quentin D’Souza is the Chief Education Officer of the Durham Real Estate Investor Club. Author of The Property Management Toolbox: A How-To Guide for Ontario Real Estate Investors and Landlords and The Ultimate Wealth Strategy: Your Complete Guide to Buying, Fixing, Refinancing, and Renting Real Estate.