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"Homes of Hamilton" series

 

Yashica MAT 124G + Kodak 160VC

 

1947, The Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) provides a "how to" for new homeowners in post-war Canada in its introduction to "67 Homes for Canadians: Attractive House plans designed especially for Canadian requirements"

 

Tip #6: It is incorrect to assume that a house can always be sold easily or that all of the money invested can be realized at any time if the family decides to move. A home is an investment as well as a purchase of shelter; but a house, like any physical asset, is subject to deterioration and obsolescence.

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Taken on August 8, 2012