Ottawa buys up Washington


Just noticed on a local real estate blog that the Canadian government is taking advantage of the US real estate downturn to go on a little shopping spree in town — to the tune of one house and five condos apparently. This 4 bdrm/4bath 3,515 square foot house in leafy upper North West for $1.475 million had been assessed at over $2 million. And how could Ottawa resist: it’s located on Quebec Street.

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Ottawa buys up Washington

  1. …and just the other side of 49th

  2. Luiza Do you know why we bought these properties? I assume they are for consular staff and visiting dignitaries but I thought we were divesting ourselves of properties around the world.

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