Hey! It’s the end of another work week! Lets do our regular weekend news roundup and open topic economic discussion post. Here are a few recent stories to kick off the chat:
-Vancouver shifts taxes from business to residence
-Booming RE market good news for economy
-Crack Shack or Mansion II – the sequel
-Ei benefits flat in February
-If mortgage rates rise does the sky fall?
-Consumer confidence at 2 year high
-IMF upgrades canadian economic outlook
-BOC: Loonie, housing to drag on economy
-Calgary gets a new parking lot
-Garry Mar: buyers now forced into 5 year fixed rates
-FSBO wants CREA protected from competition bureau
-Canadian banks want return to reform basics
-How to sell in a buyers market
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!