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Didn’t have a chance to sit down all week with your coffee and newspaper? Not to worry, in Zoocasa’s new weekly feature, we dig through national publications, local news, blogs and more for the dish in Real Estate news. Here’s a summary look at some of this week’s most interesting topics:
Looks like Vancouver condo prices are dropping according a report in this Globe & Mail article. Apparently the new HST rules are causing some confusion and people are taking a wait and see approach to see if prices continue to drop.
In Toronto, a mixed living construction has been recognized as an exemplary success story. In this Toronto Star article, it’s stated that the Canada Mortgage Housing and Corporation (CMHC) has lauded the Greenwin Property Management apartment complex.
Not a lot of serious news things week so we turn to the fun and funky …
The bed bug epidemic has been reported with growing frequency but who new that home buyers and homeowners had to worry too? Seems like that was a huge issue for the neighbours of a pop star who were in an uproar over a serious infestation. Read on in the Curbed article: Cobble Hill neighbor Say Norah Jones Gave Her Bedbugs. See, it is a good thing Canada doesn’t really have a star system.
And for your celebrity listing fix, looks like Leela’s got her eye on upgrading. Read the Shelterpop article on Katey Sagal’s house.
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