You’ll Pay more for a New Home in Canada Next Year for Snail Mail

 In Real Estate Market News


Canada Post will start charging home builders a one-time $200 for every new home built after Jan. 1 to cover the cost of installing community mail boxes and arranging delivery to them as traditional mail volume falls.


The fee – which home builders pass on to buyers – is simply the cost of doing business, the Crown corporation said. It argues the charge is no different than setup fees charged by utilities or cable companies.”


(news item – London Free Press)

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