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Average price for detached home in Toronto hits $1.35M as prices soar: real estate board

TORONTO – The Toronto-area real estate market continued to see strong sales volumes and higher prices in November.

The Toronto Real Estate Board says there were 8,547 sales through its system last month, up 16.5 per cent from November 2015. 252 more words


Houses in These 35 Chinese Cities Are at 'High Risk' of Falling Prices

A Chinese government think tank has identified 35 major cities at “high risk” of a residential property price correction, including China’s major first- and second-tier cities. 357 more words


Band 9 Reports: Bar Charts - House Prices

The chart below shows information about average house prices in five different cities between 1990 and 2002 compared with average house prices in 1989.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. 801 more words

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Dutch GDP Grows 2.4 pct in Q3; Unemployment Falls Most in a Decade

The Dutch economy grew 2.4 percent year-on-year in the third quarter and unemployment fell sharply in welcome news for Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government, which trails the far-right Freedom Party four months before a parliamentary election. 531 more words


Douglas Todd: Canada’s public guardians have failed Vancouver [investor immigration and housing]

Good long read by Todd on some of the major policy and operational failures that have contributed to housing prices in Vancouver:

The main dereliction of duty by Immigration Canada has been its refusal, until it was too late, to properly assess the Business Immigrant Program (BIP).

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Nick Hanauer: Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming

I am dedicating this video to all the “plutocrats”, investors, bankers, and business owners in the Hamilton area who think that it is a good idea to maximize their profits by continuously raising prices of goods and services, including essential goods like food, housing, and clothing. 751 more words