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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

Take advantage of low interest rates while they last

When I was young, I remember going to the bank to have my bank book updated by the teller. I would always appreciate seeing the “interest deposit” line every month. 747 more words

Do You Know The Difference Between Cost & Price?

As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of the home. 100 more words