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Cheap Home

A thrifty father of two has waved goodbye to mortgage after swapping his family home for a double-decker bus.

Professional inventor Rick Hunt, from Cambridgeshire, spent just £3,600 on the disused bus, stripping back the seating to kit it out with three bedrooms as well as a kitchen, bathroom, dining area and seating area for when the vehicle is on the move. 137 more words


Vancouver House For Sale: Only 2,099 Bitcoin

In February 2016 we explained, correctly in retrospect, that the reason behind the unprecedented surge in Vancouver home prices was the seemingly constant flood of “hot Chinese money” desperate to park itself as far away from China’s banking system, and into offshore real-estate. 446 more words

Housing Market

The State of Vancouver Real Estate

Vancouver’s Red Hot Real Estate Market has become a news sensation. It’s in the headlines. It’s on TV. It’s in every other social media post you scroll through in your feed. 54 more words

Buying A Home

CMHC report reveals 'problematic conditions' of Canadian housing market

Canada’s housing market still shows strong evidence of problematic conditions, the federal housing agency said on Wednesday, though it reported signs of improvement in some markets. 341 more words


Housing Prices

The mayor of Caledon, a town of about 60,000 northwest of Toronto, says government can try all it wants, but the dream of owning a home will persevere. 188 more words


B.C. foreign buyers tax really did yank down Vancouver home prices: BMO

The verdict is in: the B.C. foreign buyers tax really did pull down Vancouver’s home prices.

That’s if you ask BMO economist Douglas Porter, who… 378 more words


Avoid buying above what you can afford when looking for a home, financial planners say

Financial consultants are urging first-time homebuyers to use caution when considering the B.C. government’s new HOME Partnership program, which promises to match those buyers on what they have saved for a down payment with an interest-free, 25-year loan. 350 more words