Well you made it to the end of the week and the end of the month. We’ve been blessed with a break in the rain for several days now and the weekend is here! It’s time to do our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic economic discussion. Here are a few things going on in Vancouver BC and around the world:
–Home ownership isn’t for all
–Top 10 effects of new mortgage rules
–Mortgage broker says new rules could leave some homeless
–BC house prices too high by National and Global standards
–NHLers burnt on Bear Mountain, RCMP investigates
–BC child poverty results in deaths?
–US housing has room to fall
–Housing double-dip accelerating
–US foreclosures spread to formerly safe areas
–UK home values fall on demand drop
–Australia braces for rising interest rates
So what are you seeing out there? Post you news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!