It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for the Free-for-all, our open topic discussion and news round-up post. Here are a few stories I’ve noticed lately to kick off the conversation:
–Olympic Village may cost Vancouver taxpayers $875 Million
–Property assesments basically unchanged from last year
–Property tax inequality?
–Banks: ‘business as usual’ as economy slides into recession
–Vancouver-based Teck-Cominco cuts 1400 jobs
–Central bank to ‘stress test’ for risk
–Canadian pension plan solvency at record lows
–US pending home sales plunge to record lows
–Manhattan luxury housing feels the pinch
–Want to write for Vancouvercondo.info?
So what are you seeing out there? Post your thoughts, links and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
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