Real estate makes Norway news

Canada is looking to sell its ambassador's mansion in Norway, with a steep asking price of $20 million, Postmedia News reported. The palatial residence is located in the posh Oslo suburb of Bygdoy, and the real estate advertisements have caused front-page news reports in some of Norway's newspapers. Foreign Affairs is putting as many as 40 foreign residences up for sale as part of the recent federal budget, with a goal of realizing about $80 million.

Published: Wednesday, 07/18/2012 12:00 am EDT

Canada is looking to sell its ambassador's mansion in Norway, with a steep asking price of $20 million, Postmedia News reported. The palatial residence is located in the posh Oslo suburb of Bygdoy, and the real estate advertisements have caused front-page news reports in some of Norway's newspapers. Foreign Affairs is putting as many as 40 foreign residences up for sale as part of the recent federal budget, with a goal of realizing about $80 million.

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