It’s the end of the week and that means it’s time to do our regular news round up and open topic discussion thread. Here are a few stories I’ve noticed lately:
–BC kills leaky condo loan program
–Teranet: 11th straight month of Vancouver price declines
–The house price bounce
–The rational for an extreme rent / mortgage spread
–Successful flipping: Get the buyer to overpay
–Builders oppose BC’s Harmonized Sales Tax
–Translink proposes toll on all Metro bridges
–Canada’s GDP drops .05% in May
–The Winter Games call for 1,500 volunteers
–Housing Market outlook in the USA
–Sometimes real estate goes down. Is that a typo?
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!