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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015
Yorkton News Review October 1, 2015 11:20 AM   Home ownership. It is a dream most Canadians share. And once you’re in, however modest the place, it is a generator of wealth. As a person or family builds equity, they are saving for the future, an opportunity, perhaps, to upgrade. For many, however, the problem is getting their foot in, literally, the door. Many abandon the dream and simply accept they are destined to be a renter. It doesn’t necessarily have to be...
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Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015
By: Devin Wilger / Yorkton News Review Head start on a Home has been building new, entry-level homes for people across the province, including this build near 5th Ave. South Building entry-level homes is the goal of Head Start on a Home, a project initiated by the Government of Saskatchewan to encourage the development of new, lower cost projects in the province. There was recently an open house to showcase the homes and build interest in the development. Wanda Hunchak,...
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Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015
By Bruce Johnstone, Leader-Post, With Files From The Canadian Press The Saskatchewan housing market slowed down somewhat in the past year but affordability for single-detached homes actually went down, says the RBC's housing affordability index. It was a different story for condos. Photograph by: Don Healy, Leader-Post Files , Leader-Post, With Files From The Canadian Press Despite lower housing market activity in the past year, housing affordability actually...
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Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015
By: Stu Niebergall, The Regina Leader-Post Does housing policy matter? Housing usually gets headlines when there is some type of crisis - for example, when there is a significant housing shortage or when housing prices are either falling or increasing dramatically. Changes or anticipated changes in interest rates and their impacts on housing also grab media attention. It is usually during a crisis, however, that government policy is most visible. The rest of the time, most of us...
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