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If you're not a resident in Spain, what are your mortgage options?
The Panic of '08 is still in gov't's rear-view mirror. Credit extended for speculative purchase loans has tightened, in theory, where it should. This English-language edition doesn't comment on domestic demand however. Why is that?

Renting in Toronto Is a Total Nightmare

Ask Kin Lau. Normally, landlords would be swiping right on him.
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Their online ad, with a photo of the pair in a meadow by a wood fence, describes the 21-year-olds as a young, polite couple seeking to spend no more than C$825 a month. They're getting more emails from scam artists asking for money than from landlords.
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Landlords are ecstatic at their good fortune.

Two apparently unrelated events, provisional implementation of CETA and Black Mirror episode "Nosedive," converge in my reading of this free-market, or on-demand, dilemma. The "self-curation and validation-seeking ... backbone of a future society" is ill-equipped to secure a general utility.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Aug 2nd, 2017 at 10:27:05 PM EST
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