‘We want a safe and secure home’ – NDP candidate

On Tuesday, the NDP's candidate for Vancouver-False Creek, Candice Bergen, launched her campaign for mayor, saying the housing crisis and homelessness are "deeply, deeply disturbing.""We are not afraid of housing.We want a home.And I'm not afraid to stand up for that," she said at a campaign event in Richmond.She also said her platform includes "affordable housing" and that she would "stop the...

Garage sales in Australia could rise to record levels as holiday sales soar

Residential apartment developments are now at record levels in Australia, with the industry seeing a surge in sales during the Christmas period.The Residential Apartment (RAP) Association (RA) today released its monthly Residential Sales Report, which shows sales increased 1.4 per cent in July, with apartment sales jumping to an all-time high of 4.2 million units, up 15 per cent...

What the banks are doing with their own money in the new ‘loosenote counter’

"It's a little bit like a mini-bank.They don't charge you anything for it.You just swipe it."― Michael Jordan, former NBA star, actor and motivational speaker.Source ABC News (AU) title The banknotes are in your hand: How the banks make money from people's personal accounts.article As part of its efforts to tackle the growing problem of payday loans, Australia's banks are being forced to take...

When will the Mumbai-Sikkim mega bridge come in?

Mumbai: India's mega bridge to link two cities is finally here.It's scheduled to open in 2019 and is the culmination of a massive and complicated project that began with a $3.3 trillion bridge across the Brahmaputra river that was built by then prime minister Manmohan Singh.But it's not the only mega bridge in India.The other two are in Mumbai and Chennai, both in the eastern Indian state of...

Rajan Bhawan is looking to build more properties for developers, not the land

The Rajan Bhatwal Group, which has been trying to build its own commercial-casual development projects in Mumbai, has been looking to expand its residential development footprint and has been exploring the possibility of developing residential complexes in commercial and industrial zones, according to a person with knowledge of the development plans.The Rajan group, which is based in Dubai, has...

How to save money with a residential apartment development

New York City residents can now get a glimpse of the future of the city's residential apartment project market with the arrival of the largest apartment building in the city, the 828-unit tower that will be built on the former site of a former gas station.The development, known as the New York Center Tower, is expected to be the biggest project in the country to use the building's new space to...

How to find a great deal on a home in Mumbai

If you're looking for an apartment for sale in Mumbai, the answer is to check the listings on the portal.The portal, which is based in Hyderabad, is the home of the Home Price Index and houses the largest online property database in India.It is used by more than a lakh real estate agents in the country and houses information on all residential apartments and commercial properties in the city.The...

What to do when your condo or apartment is going to be demolished

The biggest story in Vancouver right now is the massive condo and apartment demolition that is going on across the city.It's estimated to be around $1 billion.In order to get it done, you have to be willing to sacrifice a lot of what you've got, and you also have to put a lot more money into it.And there are a lot that you don't even know about, so it's kind of like a double whammy.And we have a...