HEADLINES

Globe and Mail – CARRICK: For young adults, stock market a better investment than home ownership
http://tinyurl.com/lqjdfb5

Globe and Mail – VIDEO: Canadian home price growth to slow, says CMHC
http://tinyurl.com/k59uk5l

Financial Post – Alberta home prices to slump for first time while other markets gain ground
http://tinyurl.com/k4vrywr

Financial Post – Don’t expect the Bank of Canada to follow the Fed’s lead on interest rates
http://tinyurl.com/lh5elyv

Financial Post – Shadow lenders step into the light in Canada: Should we be worried?
http://tinyurl.com/lokml2x

Financial Post – GOLOMBEK: Do you have to pay taxes on the sale of a cottage?
http://tinyurl.com/mm52rze

National Post – HOLMES: How to sand and stain your deck, the proper way
http://tinyurl.com/mwtk8n8

National Post – LINCOLN: Condo board resolves to dine out on the owners’ fund, and it might be perfectly legal
http://tinyurl.com/klkkdks

Toronto Star – Single-detached homes in dramatic decline in GTA, report says
http://tinyurl.com/m3fl9sc

Toronto Star – Midtowners battle midrise they say will ruin their million-dollar homes
http://tinyurl.com/kc9jmuu

Halifax Chronicle Herald

Halifax Chronicle Herald
HALIBURTON: How to sell a middle-aged home
You know the ones. Often they are bungalows, split entries, or some variation thereof. In HRM homes of this vintage are some of the most common on the market for sale today. The reason is simple demographics. A lot of young families purchased these homes as ‘almost new’ back in the day. Those owners are now empty nesters, so they’re looking to sell. Or, families who purchased these more recently as affordable options, view them as stepping stone homes. A five year commitment before ‘purchasing up’ to a larger or newer home.
Full article –http://tinyurl.com/mhzrvbg

Financial Post

Financial Post
Beware: These 14 home features will raise your insurance
Pools, finished basements and shingled roofs are a few of the 14 home elements that can increase your home insurance costs. Some of the costliest items, according to Alexey Saltykov, co-founder and CEO of InsurEye Inc., a Canadian insurance-services company, are the old home elements that haven’t been upgraded: oil-based heating, wooden stoves, knob and tube wiring, and aluminum wiring. “Some insurers will not insure you at all, some will require an inspection, and some will classify you as high-risk,” Saltykov said. And then there are costs for using your home as a business that you might not even have considered.
Full article –http://tinyurl.com/m3no7n8

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HEADLINES

HEADLINES / EN MANCHETTE
CBC News – CMHC finds 84% of condo owners want to live in them, not rent them out
http://tinyurl.com/my9smuu

Globe and Mail – Average home price of affluent Canadians tops $1.5M
http://tinyurl.com/k2ovr6w

Globe and Mail – Hydro One issued faulty bills to more than 100,000 customers: ombudsman
http://tinyurl.com/k9cp9ap

Globe and Mail – To control property prices in B.C. Robertson calls for housing spec tax
http://tinyurl.com/n3f694z

HEADLINES

HEADLINES

 

Toronto Star – RICHER: Multiple representation – What to consider when your brokerage acts for both sides
http://tinyurl.com/l7qkxnd

CBC Toronto – Hydro One mistreated, misled customers about billing problems, ombudsman says
http://tinyurl.com/jvvr6l7

REM – Bill Putherbough honoured for many years of service
http://tinyurl.com/nx6r7rk

REM – Finding a real skeleton in the closet: 10 crazy junk removal items
http://tinyurl.com/n6vl4h8

REM – DOUGLAS: Real estate and divorce
http://tinyurl.com/lpknth7

Halifax Chronicle Herald – Restorative action tackles coastal damage
http://tinyurl.com/m47ogw5

Halifax Chronicle Herald – ARTHUR: Grow what you eat
http://tinyurl.com/mv87def

Halifax Chronicle Herald – DONOVAN: The deck building process
http://tinyurl.com/mo4u6ae

Halifax Chronicle Herald – ENGLEHART: Why do I need a permit?
http://tinyurl.com/mwll8kz

Halifax Chronicle Herald – MAXWELL: Wood foundation maintenance
http://tinyurl.com/m2fkyku

Halifax Chronicle Herald – MELVERDE: Add some colour, cheer to the outside of your home
http://tinyurl.com/mn5l66r

Halifax Chronicle Herald – WEINSTEIN: Smart home selling tips
http://tinyurl.com/m8zagaq

CBC NS – Environmental group hopes ‘living shoreline’ protects Halifax coast
http://tinyurl.com/kwvoxv4

CBC NS – Dartmouth 4-pad arena should be Olympic sized, city staff says
http://tinyurl.com/n393voh

CBC NB – David Foot: Province shouldn’t be surprised by seniors’ issues
http://tinyurl.com/kl4qkkv

CBC NB – Flood-prone Moncton area may take 3 years to fix
http://tinyurl.com/mhga7nf

CBC NB – Caraquet pig proposal getting pushback from residents
http://tinyurl.com/lfnkvs4

CBC PEI – Churches not eligible for community infrastructure fund
http://tinyurl.com/msus4n7

CBC Manitoba – Winnipeg councillors say more money should be spent removing black knot fungus
http://tinyurl.com/k83pz22

CBC Manitoba – More walking bridges needed in St. Vital, Coun. Mayes says
http://tinyurl.com/lv9mt2s

Regina Leader Post – Regina Beach residents advised about shifting ground, landslides
http://tinyurl.com/mf2cqdk

Calgary Herald – Calgary region housing starts to fall 23% this year
http://tinyurl.com/k294443

Calgary Herald – Wealthy Albertans’ homes worth less than half national average
http://tinyurl.com/mp2ajfh

Calgary Herald – BABIN: Here’s what people who live near the downtown bike lanes think
http://tinyurl.com/ldpp2ae

BC Business – Vancouverites unhappy about housing? Bob Rennie isn’t so sure
http://tinyurl.com/kfjnfa8

Vancouver Sun – Speculation tax proposed as one solution to Vancouver housing affordability
http://tinyurl.com/msotje6

Vancouver Sun – B.S.’s richest people living in $4M homes on average: BMO survey
http://tinyurl.com/kzegsa4

Vancouver Sun – B.C.’s private Moresby Island can be yours, for $50M
http://tinyurl.com/muech4b

Vancouver Sun – LETTER: Not all grow-ops are the same (1st on page)
http://tinyurl.com/mm5kyog

Vancouver Province – ‘The horse is out of the barn now’ : Hundreds gather at Vancouver Art Gallery to protest housing unaffordability
http://tinyurl.com/ls7e28u

Metro Vancouver – Vancouver condo king Bob Rennie floats speculation tax to politicians
http://tinyurl.com/m5g44cf

Chilliwack Progress – Council sends Higginson development back
http://tinyurl.com/kbeypw7

CBC BC – #Donthave1Million protesters rally against high cost of housing
http://tinyurl.com/k3t9mqy