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Greener Pastures

Chapter 2 – Greener Pastures

My quest for greener pastures began in 2011 when I was compelled to leave Chinatown, the only home I knew in Washington D.C. 1,418 more words


Sad Bed-Stuy Mansion Can't Get Anyone to Buy It for $6M

When the John C. Kelley mansion, at 247 Hancock Street, was listed in October 2014, the market was surging and it seemed a distinct, if not particularly likely possibility that the Victorian mansion might actually get its asking price of $6 million. 557 more words


Canada's inflation rate rises to 1.7 per cent in April

OTTAWA – The annual pace of inflation in Canada picked up in April as the impact of lower energy prices moderated and the cost of food and shelter continued to rise. 552 more words


For Rent: We are Moving...

My husband and I decided to move after living in a one-bedroom suite for the last 3 years. I don’t mind moving, but it’s the looking for a new place to move to I don’t like, not the packing or unpacking. 1,271 more words


High Housing Prices Forcing Young Canadians To Team Up With Friends, Family

TORONTO — When Jeremy Campbell purchased a house in Ladner, B.C., with his sister and her husband in 2010, it was meant to be a temporary arrangement until he could upgrade to a place of his own. 567 more words


The Bank of England has squeezed disposable income by inflating housing costs

One of the features of that last 3 years or so in the UK has been the way that house prices have accelerated and left wage growth especially real wage growth way behind. 1,273 more words


Housing Supply and Regional Planning

Nothing but supply side growth is going to solve the country’s housing concerns. Restricting development to curb gentrification is futile.

Housing, zoning, energy and transportation decisions should be pulled back to regional levels. 97 more words

Smart Growth