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Nothing Is Spookier Than This Month's Housing Situation

Halloween is coming up, but if you've been paying any attention to the housing headlines this fall, you might be getting spooked for a whole other reason. It could be the skyrocketing price of homes that's causing you to lose sleep. Perhaps it's Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent changes to mortgage rules which took effect on Oct. 17. And it doesn't stop there.

Faking It

Want the down low on faux? Colin and Justin's 101 Guide To Faking It reveals everything you need to know. Hey presto: a striking space with 'timber' floors and 'designer wallpaper' on a strict budget....
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How To Upcycle Your Kitchen

So your kitchen cabinets, decoratively speaking, are on their last legs. What, if anything, could save them from the waiting jaws of a hungry dumpster? You face facts. It's time to whip 'em out and start over. Allow us to step in. Your trusty old kitchen, whilst it might appear caput, could actually be a suitable candidate for surgery.
Canada's real estate market has held up very well in recent years, especially when compared to the housing bubble burst the U.S. experienced. But with debt levels reaching record highs along with house prices, many say the golden days of Canada's booming housing market are destined to end. Will Canada follow the U.S. down the path of a housing bubble bust, or will the housing market continue to stay buoyant? Only time will tell.