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The price of the roof over your head is...

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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Canadian home sales rose in December, average home worth $470,661

OTTAWA – Sales of Canadian homes rose 2.2 percent in December from November, regaining some of the momentum after tighter mortgage rules sideswiped sales in November, a report from the Canadian Real Estate Association showed on Monday. 406 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

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Real Estate In 2017—Good Time To Buy?

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Surging mortgage rates, dwindling inventory, and soaring home prices are taking a toll on Americans’ attitudes toward ownership, according to a home purchase sentiment survey released Monday. 431 more words

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B.C. real estate data show sharp decline in foreign investment after tax

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

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Case-Shiller Home Prices At New Highs

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The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.6 percent annual gain in October, up from 5.4 percent last month. 603 more words

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