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Canada’s housing market is off the charts – literally

Canada recorded a record number housing sales in March of this year, with Vancouver and Toronto leading the pack in terms of homes sold. As Jennifer Tryon reports, the red hot market shows no signs of slowing down.

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Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash

Financial advisor Hilliard Macbeth, who has been watching the housing market for a decade, has put his concerns on paper with his book: “When The Bubble Bursts: Surviving the Canadian Real Estate Crash.

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Flood of money failing to spur world economy

Is the US Government doing the right thing. Printing money and bringing the US dollars to its floor doesn’t seem to do any good to the US or world economy. Image source: http://economywatch.nbcnews.co… Economics 101 says a massive dose of easy money is supposed to be a

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After climbing ladder, family falling backward

This is absolutely real in some people’s life. Will we be better off financially after all these years riding the economic ups and downs? Image source: http://economywatch.nbcnews.co… FOREST HILLS, Pa. – Mary Conti lives with her husband and two young children in a comfortable 1940s brick home

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Small business optimism jumped in August

Is this an indication that the economy is turning around? Is this a sign that people will spend more and will boost the economy? Image source: http://economywatch.nbcnews.co… Small business sentiment rose in August for the first time in four months as more owners anticipated better business conditions

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World’s most (and least) competitive economies

See how Canada stands comparing to other world economies. Are we in a better position to compete? Image source: http://bottomline.nbcnews.com/… For most of the 20th century, the United States has been considered the world’s economic superpower. And up until four years ago, the World Economic Forum would

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Solar panels and grants (Canada)

If you are thinking of getting alternative energy for your house, you really should read this. Solar panels are becoming more and more popular. Did you know Canada government offers grants for those who would like to try solar panels? We offer you complete list of grants

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Insuring Your Secondary Suites — What You Need To Know

Secondary suites continue to be an affordable housing option for Metro Vancouver area residents, benefitting home owners as mortgage helpers and tenants as a less expensive roof over their heads. Secondary suites are so prevalent that Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation estimates there are now about 101,808

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