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!