Interesting little snippet here on Mortgages, the BIG banks, and the Canadian economy surround the “R” word based on the Banks profits (which are not small:).
Most Canadians Would Consider Moving Cities To Buy A Home, Survey Suggests
Buying a home has long been part of the Canadian dream, but it’s always easier said than done. Rising house prices have made that a difficult proposition, especially for young people, newcomers and low-income earners trying to squeeze their way into one of the priciest housing markets in the world. But where there’s a will, there’s a way, and many Canadians are finding a way to home ownership by thinking outside the box. In some cases, Canadians are thinking outside their cities, too. A website called …
Read in HuffPost Canada: https://apple.news/ALgLhhq_oRq-iqkwkKFw-DQ
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Interesting moves coming out of New York City Mayor regarding future real estate development. Wonder if this sentiment will spread through other cities…
Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.
Read in VICE Canada: https://apple.news/ARaHhbU-XQgC4bxzdhKa3eQ
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A parking spot in Victoria for $35,000-$50,000? What, are you crazy? Sounds expensive but with more buildings opting to create less parking spots and the bikes lanes etc. parking will likely only become more and more of a premium. Check out this latest Hong Kong parking spot:
Might make you think twice about buying a unit with no parking, even if you don’t need it yourself. Or maybe this doesn’t matter and only furthers our need to be MORE GREEN!!