The statement is taken from a book that contains the predictions of a French scientific committee and it’s serious.
Baby boomers will not live on bridges, but their children might. At least according to the book Les 50 innovations qui vont bouleverser notre vie d’ici 2050 (The 50 innovations that will change our life by 2050).
It won’t be the first time in history. Building on bridges was common practice in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Take the Rialto Bridge in Venice and the Ponte Vecchio in Florence. But they are small bridges, or giant walkways, depending on how you look at it.
Canada’s housing market rebounded in 2013 from the effects of stricter mortgage rules the previous year. In most regions, sales rose moderately above past-decade norms, supported by low interest rates and falling unemployment. Home builders kept pace with demand, encouraged by new household formation and steady price gains.
If 29% of Quebecers who are on the verge of selling their home or who have already sold it to a new owner didn’t know the various mortgage loan options available in 2010, the percentage decreased to 6% in 2011. This means that Quebecers are now better able to make enlightened choices in terms of mortgage investment.
These findings were published in the last TD Canada Trust report on experienced home buyers. Continue reading →
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