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Source: BBC

What the Airbnb surge means for UK cities

Today 05:10 GMT

Properties available to book on Airbnb have rocketed in number in major UK cities, leading to fears of "hollowed out communities" as tourists flock in.

Data source: Inside Airbnb, which provides snapshot views of Airbnb listings for four UK cities (London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh), from various dates 2015-2018.

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Source: Global News

How does Canada mitigate the impact of flooding Experts say better urban planning

Today 05:10 GMT

The director of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance at Dalhousie University says provinces need to do more to mitigate the impact of flooding, by forcing residents to make tough decisions.

WATCH: Saint John attempting to connect those who need help and those who wish to volunteer during flooding. While acknowledging many people have long-enjoyed living on the water, the risks are increasing with the impact of climate change, according to Quigley.

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Source: Global News

Undisclosed murder at B.C. mansion no grounds to back out of sale, court rules

Thursday 01:30 GMT

A B.C. woman who sought to back out of a real estate deal for a pricey Shaughnessy mansion because of an undisclosed murder there two years prior has had her claim thrown out by B.C.’s top court.

The B.C. Court of Appeal tossed a lower court ruling Tuesday which had found Mei Zhen Wang had “fraudulently misrepresented” the state of the mansion when she and her realtors didn’t mention the murder as a reason for selling the $6.1 million property.

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Source: Common Domain

This is where you should buy a home if you want to live in the suburbs

Tuesday 09:55 GMT

While over half the nation’s housing stock is located in the suburbs, most of these communities cannot compete with major cities on house-price increases.

Throughout most of the housing industry’s recovery from the Great Recession, housing markets in urban areas have outpaced those in the suburbs and exurbs. List prices for homes in major cities have skyrocketed and, thanks to the tight supply of homes available for sale, properties have in recent years flown off the market.

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