Housing Market - AP

The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help. And he would - if he could hire enough qualified people....

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  • Skyrocketing Seattle-area rents leave tenants with no easy choices
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    08/9/2022 - 6:57 am | View Link
  • As many energy companies post surging 2nd quarter profits, Alberta's job reports modest job growth
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