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Invest in real estate and in your kids

“I Had originally share this article back in spring of 2010, but I think it certainly deserves a reshare.” – The Ray C. McMillan Mortgage Team… 703 more words

Home Buyers

Meet Toronto’s tight-knit, eccentric float-home community, where they live the life aquatic

Wearing flip-flops and a T-shirt, Paul Peic is crouching on his dock trying to coax a swan over with a bag of organic cereal. Through glass doors behind him sits his Abyssinian cat, Bark, who yawns, unimpressed, with an expression that says, “Oh, this ol’ shtick.” 1,263 more words

Home Buyers

Home Sales Pick Up To Strongest Rates In Seven Years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Purchases of new U.S. homes surged in the Northeast and West in May, as steady job growth over the past year has lifted the real estate sector. 346 more words

National News

Canadian Red Cross admits that ‘permanent’ homes in Haiti only have 15-year lifespan

The Canadian Red Cross is easing off previous claims that it helped build 7,500 “permanent homes” in Haiti following the devastating 2010 earthquake, acknowledging now that the homes likely have a life span of “approximately 15 years.” 673 more words


10 Valuable Lessons for First-Time Home Buyers

In the summer of 2007, my wife and I purchased our first home. As a first-time home buyer, I knew we needed to spend a considerable amount of time researching our purchase. 2,174 more words

Millennial Buyers

Free money handed out in downtown Vancouver Thursday morning

VANCOUVER – Hundreds of people are lining up in downtown Vancouver this morning, hoping to get their hands on some free cash.

The financial company Coast Capital is handing out 300 piggy banks to lucky recipients. 60 more words