Arroyo to activate oversight panel on urban poor housing

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:32:49 +0000

House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will activate a congressional oversight committee to monitor the implementation of a law facilitating urban poor housing.

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House shopping? Choose the type of residence perfect for you

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:35:09 +0000

Following up on my previous article “What it really means to be a homeowner,” a reader asked me to do an overview of the different types of housing options in Canada. There are several factors to consider when choosing the type of house to purchase. Some of the popular options are condominiums, townhouses, duplexes or […]

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What it really means to be a homeowner

Be prepared for the task of buying a house Despite the ups and downs of the real estate market, home ownership in Canada is a long-term financial goal for most immigrants. But the pride of owning such an asset can sometimes impair your judgment and lead to hasty decisions. It probably took years of saving […]

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Helping newcomers at the Furniture Bank

Meet Iranian-born Haydeh Mohebbi, who helps newcomers fill their homes from Toronto’s Furniture Bank When she came to Canada from Iran in 2003, Haydeh Mohebbi found herself in the situation many newcomers face. She was confronted with a monumental task: rebuilding her life from scratch. Arriving with her two daughters, and followed five months later by […]

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Duterte recalls ‘Yolanda’ wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Duterte recalls 'Yolanda' wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Known for his expletive-laden speeches, President Rodrigo Duterte veered away from hurling invectives as he remembered the wrath of  supertyphoon “Yolanda” during his visit in Tacloban City on Friday.

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