Hey! The weekend is nearly here! Lets do our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic economic discussion thread. Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:
–Scotia: Soft landing for Canada, Vancouver will outperform
–BMO: Housing overvalued, future dip for Vancouver?
–Capitol Economics: 25% decline across Canada in 3 years
–Most liveable city, just ignore the drugs and crime
–Wealthy Chinese will save our market!
–Wealthy Mexicans will save our market!
–52% of Clark campaign contributions from real estate?
–“Skip a payment” turns 30 year back into a 35 year amortization
–Economist global house price tool
–ECB shocks markets with rate hike hint
–The Fall of Hong Kongs gilded generation
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!