The news starts off with a 'bang' this week - literally. Last Friday, a bewildered Winnipeg HomeOwner awoke to find that his neighbour's home had crashed into his.
The National Post blog has an interesting post that discusses the impact that retailers like Starbucks have on a neighbourhood. The presence of these shops not only confers a 'seal of approval' upon HomeOwners, but makes for an enjoyable lifestyle. (Check out the Realosophy Neighbourhood Profiler's deal breaker feature to locate the java stop closest to you.)
Apparently flush with cash - or more specifically the high-flying loonie - Canadians HomeBuyers snap up real estate bargains in the U.S. Many buyers are looking to secure investments for their retirement years as well as gain some relief from high real estate prices in Canada.
October 5, 2007This Week In Real Estate |