The basement, wrote the French philosopher Gaston Bachelard in The Poetics of Space, an architectural treatise, “is first and foremost the dark entity of the house, the one that partakes of subterranean forces. When we dream there, we are in harmony with the irrationality of the depths.”
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Canadians looking for more affordable homes are increasingly looking south of the border for real estate investment, according to a new report. Foreign investment in U.S. real estate surged 49 per cent year-over-year for the 12-month period ending March 2017, according to new data released by the U.S.-based National Association of Realtors. Total foreign investment in U.S. residential property reached a new record high of US$153 billion, up US$51.4 billion from the previous 12-month period.
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Healthcare is a major issue at the Premiers meeting in Edmonton this week. According to Canadian Medical Association president, Dr. Granger Avery, “our health system is an expensive system that doesn’t give people what they need.”
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The severe storm that tried to shut down Red Deer and other parts of Central in June serves as a reminder to people to check their insurance policies.
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They say it takes three days to form a habit. So, what does a decade of easy, cheap money do to the behaviour of a whole swath of Canadians who’ve never known anything else?
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Chinese millionaires are flocking to Canada for its attractive lifestyle and property investment opportunities, according to a new survey.
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The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, holding near 14-month highs following a Bank of Canada interest rate hike last week even as domestic data showed a big drop in home sales.
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As electric vehicles become more affordable, a lack of charging station infrastructure may be serving as a roadblock to widespread adoption.
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What happens if a real estate purchase and sale agreement does not cover an event that neither the buyer nor seller contemplated when it was signed?
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz raised the Bank’s overnight rate to 0.75 per cent on July 12, a move that will increase the costs of mortgages, home equity lines of credit and other loans linked to the big bank prime rates.
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