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More than 700 kilometres north of the frenzied buying in B.C.’s Lower Mainland, Prince George has long enjoyed stable housing prices, buoyed by its role as an educational and service centre for other northern B.C. communities more prone to boom-bust economic cycles.
The city even launched a marketing campaign in 2014 called “Move Up Prince George” with?ads on transit systems in VancouverThe COVID-19 B.1.429 variant o, Edmonton and Toronto that promised professionals the ability to own a home and yard with easy access to both urban and outdoor experiences.