A grandmother’s van life and where housing investors live: Canadian real estate news for May 27

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This week in real estate, the housing crisis pushes one grandmother to live in a van, and three reasons why mortgage refinances are disappearing.imaginahome.com

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When a Vintage RV Is Your Home, Repair Is a Way of Life

There’s no temperature gauge. That broke several thousand desert miles ago. But you can smell trouble coming, whiffs of radiator fluid slipping in the draft at the front of the engine doghouse. That’s when you know it’s time to stop.