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A Technicolor Basketball Court in Paris

Sandwiched in-between a pair of brick apartment buildings in Paris lies a technicolor basketball court.<p>Basketball fan and founder of the French fashion brand Pigalle, Stéphane Ashpool collaborated with Parisian creative agency Ill-Studio and Nike to make over the site. The basketball court’s walls …

French Fashion

Peter Diamandis: The Future Of Real Estate Shopping Is Here

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The lessons from Canada’s attempts to curb its house-price boom

IN MATTERS of finance, if not climate, Canada is usually temperate. It was barely moved by the economic storms that blew the roof off America and …

Savannah Guthrie's $6 Million Tribeca Loft is For Sale

If you're one of the millions of Americans who start their day with Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie on NBC's morning show Today, we wouldn't judge if …

Nature Photography

Why you shouldn’t take the maximum mortgage you are offered

For prospective buyers, one glance at any real-estate listings page in cities like Toronto or Vancouver does not make for pleasant reading.<p>The average price of a home in the Greater Toronto Area was $863,910 last month, according to the Toronto Real Estate Board, while in Greater Vancouver, the …

Toronto-area couple loses $30K deposit after bad advice from double-ending real estate agent, lawyer says

A Toronto area couple is speaking out after they say they received bad advice from a double-ending real estate agent and lost a $30,000 deposit, …

How to Paint Plastic (Yes, You Can): Lawn Furniture Makeover Made Easy

How do you paint plastic? It's one of those questions few ponder—quite possibly because many think it's not possible. Well, guess what? It turns out …

Canadian home prices settle comfortably among the world’s 5 priciest markets: report

It’s often said that the third time’s the charm.<p>And for Canadian home prices, a third consecutive fourth-place ranking out of 55 countries suggests …

Cooling Real Estate Dents Canadian Consumer Confidence

Canadians became less confident this month about housing and prospects for the economy amid the troubles of a Toronto mortgage lender, according to …

More Canadians will renovate homes this year, but spend less on projects: Poll

More Canadians will fix up their homes this year, with a majority of homeowners in Ontario and B.C. planning to stay put after the renovations, …

Face it, Canada—you're a real estate addict, and no one wants a cure

Canada's housing mania is a collective lunacy fuelled by debt and irrational hope<p>Why, Canada! It's great to see you, old friend. Here, take the comfortable seat by the window. You're probably wondering why I'm here in your living room, so let me blurt it out. This is an intervention. And, yes, it's …

How much gold would buy you a home in Toronto?

Toronto homes aren’t that expensive, if you pay in gold.Douglas Porter, chief economist at the Bank of Montreal, mined data showing that when …

Canadian Real Estate