It’s the end of the work week, and for most people a long weekend – are you ready to talk turkey? It’s time for our regular news round-up and open topic discussion post for the weekend. Here are a few stories I’ve noticed lately:
–TD: Vancouver RE rebound ‘too much, too fast’
–Royal LePage: reboung doesn’t point to boom
–Ipsos Reid: Optimism rising amongst BC home sellers, buyers
–Hot market expected to cool by November
–Olympic Village $131 Million over budget
–Strong market needed for Village to break even
–Australia first G20 nation to raise interest rates
–Currency traders bet Canada will be next to raise rates
–TD: Could home prices trigger rate hikes?
–BC recovery so feeble it might as well be dead.
–CIBC: Consumer borrowing in Canada ‘defying gravity’
–US rents are falling almost everywhere
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent long weekend!