The price for the roof over my head is not up for sale: the fact that the realtors push sales in this fashion is nonsense. Sure I get it, land is worth something – it has lead nations seeking self-sufficiency to pursue war, it has led neighbors to fight one another, it has even led animals in the wild to kill one another over grazing space and so forth (certain creatures are very territorial). 505 more words
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Calgary occupancy rate hits 15-year-low as newly built houses sit empty after oil crash batters market
Calgary is awash in newly built homes that remain unoccupied — hitting levels not seen in 15 years — as an influx of condo projects comes at a time of muted demand, according to housing data. 480 more words
Government data released Friday show a steep drop in real estate transactions in the Vancouver area after British Columbia introduced a tax for foreign buyers last summer. 278 more words
Tax cuts could save housing prices from rising mortgage rates.