So you know the website that said Americans should seek refuge in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, if Donald Trump becomes president? Well, the joke has taken on a life of its own. Apparently some Americans are seriously considering it.
Plenty of people are giving that suggestion some thought, according to a listings site that says interest in Cape Breton real estate has spiked in the last week.
Cape Breton broker Valarie Sampson says the real estate market is already benefiting from a weakened Canadian dollar, but the Trump website has accelerated that process. "It’s brought people to the island just checking it out," she told BuzzFeed Canada.
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