Well, it’s the last weekend before the new CMHC rules come into effect, anyone out there going to any open houses? Lets do our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic economic discussion post. Here are a few recent stories to kick things off:
–Housing may have peaked
–Home sellers rush to market in record numbers
–Sharp increase in number of BC mortgages in arrears
–Canadian sales, listings and prices all rise in March
–House listings hit March Record
–The big one: earthquake or RE market collapse?
–Canada housing bubble: Its not different this time
–Frustrated couples crackshack quiz targets million$ homes
–Vancouver spent more than $550 million on winter games
–James Chanos on Chinese real estate bubble.
–US foreclosures surge, on pace for 1 million this year
–S.E.C. accuses Goldman Sachs of fraud
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!