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He Holds The Patent That Could DESTROY Monsanto And Change The World!


As usual, nature provides all the answers as Paul Stamets, “the mushroom guy” has figured out. Using the science of fungi, there’s now a new way to fight unwanted insects and protect crops without the use of pesticides. Read more….

Wanted: Property with a known past

Via Montreal Gazette

Wanted: Property with a known past

Would you marry someone without knowing anything about their past? Would you hire an employee without any clue as to their prior experience? Probably not. So why would you act differently when it comes to buying a house or co-ownership property, which you could own for the rest of your life?


How to “Hack” Your Housing and Get Paid to Live for Free

Via TheBiggerPockets

House Hacking 101: How to “Hack” Your Housing and Get Paid to Live for Free

The internet is full of “hacking tips.” I’m sure you’ve seen them, with clever tricks like storing your pancake mix in old ketchup bottles or dipping your Oreos with a fork through the frosting. Sure, those are fun little tricks – but how much do they really improve your life?

Montreal home to growing number of French citizens

By Benjamin Shingler, Canadian Press  Oct 14 2014 Via CTV

Montreal home to growing number of French citizens

MONTREAL — When Christian Faure moved to Montreal last summer, the renowned chef saw a chance to start fresh in a new city, freed from the constraints of his native France. Faure opened a pastry shop and cooking school in a renovated 300-year-old greystone on a busy street in Old Montreal.


Jewish Europeans Seek Haven In Montreal


Jewish Europeans seek haven in Montreal

Montreal has been home to a sizable Jewish population since the Second World War, when immigrants trying to escape anti-Semitism in Europe established local Jewish communities in pockets of the city. Now, real estate brokers in neighbourhoods such as Côte-St-Luc, Hampstead and Outremont are noticing a new influx of Jewish Europeans, stemming largely from the string of anti-Semitic attacks in France.



Making Money In Residential Real Estate

By Dan Mongoose for Investopedia

Making Money In Residential Real Estate

Many excited real estate investors think they can get rich by using a bank loan to purchase and upgrade local fixer-uppers. While investing in real estate may be better than investing in the stock market – because the existence of small, local real estate markets creates inefficiencies investors can exploit – you’ll need a more advanced level of understanding to make money in residential real estate.


4 Key Factors That Drive The Real Estate Market

By Joseph Nguyen for Investopedia

4 Key Factors That Drive the Real Estate Market

Realestate represents a significant portion of most people’s wealth, and this is especially true for many homeowners in the United States. According to the most recent Survey of Consumer Finances by the Federal Reserve, 65.2% of American families owns their own primary residence.