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by The Globe and Mail
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Big city exodus: How far would you move to buy an affordable home?


Here’s the dilemma: The real estate market is too hot where you are but you still want to buy a home. During the pandemic, there has been a surge of Canadians who are leaving big cities in search of real estate - and we mean really leaving. What happens when you go off the beaten trail in search of buying an affordable home? We hear from Jordan Owens, a 30-something world traveler, who made the move from Toronto to Saint John, New Brunswick – and bought a home for $99,000. Plus, Rob and Roma delve into poll data that shows just how popular this trend has become.


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by The Globe and Mail