The Canadian Press

2016-01-20 | US Dollar Resort Homes

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It appears that American tourists are giving a close look to holiday homes in two Canadian resorts because of our low dollar. Brad Hawker, from Royal LePage Rocky Mountain Realty in Canmore, Alberta, says when you look at the difference in the currency value there are some real bargains to be had in Canada. He says it's not just Americans who are interested. (Christopher Wetaski, with ReMax in Whistler, B-C, expects numbers to jump substantially in the next three to six months as US visitors realize the value of their currency north of the border.)

Date: 2016-01-20
Placeline: CANMORE, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so we are seeing an increase in interest on a few different fronts actually you know the obvious one being favorable exchange from the US dollar to the Canadian dollar also we're going to see a lot of buy UK visitors this year because our dollar is low and the u.s. dollar is high >>