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Quebec’s housing affordability in the ‘neutral zone’: RBC economics

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Quebec’s housing affordability in the ‘neutral zone’: RBC economics
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Quebec’s housing affordability in the ‘neutral zone’: RBC economics

“With the possible exception of two-storey homes, affordability measures remain well within historical norms in Quebec,” said Robert Hogue, senior economist, RBC.

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent - global economy expected financial

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

Financial market volatility has increased and there has been a generalized retrenchment from risk-taking across global markets. The combination of ongoing deleveraging by banks and households, ...

Quarrel over a fence finally cleared-up

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Quarrel over a fence finally cleared-up - fence neighbour

Quarrel over a fence finally cleared-up

The rotten fence surrounding your yard is beginning to lead to discussions with your neighbour…. It needs to be replaced, but by what? A wooden one, or galvanized steel, white, black or brown, or even cedar?!! Most of the time,...

The importance of a thorough investigation

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The importance of a thorough investigation

You're now at the stage of visits by prospective tenants. As previously mentuioned, don't go by appearances alone. It is strongly recommended to investigate each person who wants to rent the dwelling.

Getting your home ready for winter

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Getting your home ready for winter  - damage

Getting your home ready for winter

Water damage can permanently damage carpets, floors, furniture and electronic appliances. “Water damage accounts for about half of all claims paid out in home insurance in Quebec, well ahead of fire and theft.