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Friday Free-for-all!

Hey, guess what? You made it to the end of another work week.  It’s friday and that means it’s time for us to kick back with our open topic discussion thread for the weekend.  Here are a few links to get the conversation started:

Will the US outpace Canadian growth?
The housing bubble makes us rich
Flying too close to the sun?
Vancouver slides, Toronto ‘balanced’
Commercial RE cheaper to buy 
A campaign based on video games
Mondo condo listings
Updated Real estate bubble chart book
Consumer debt growing slower
What to make of new HPI?
Olympic plunge in London prices
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So what are you seeing out there?  Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!

Friday Free-for-all!

It’s the end of another work week and that means its time for another free-for-all post.  This is our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend.  Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

Why falling house prices aren’t bad
What impact from the new rules?
OSFI Credit Union loop-hole
Absurd property of the week
‘Just under a million’ price drops
Expert rips Mayors housing report
Fellow realtors complain to Keith Roy
What does Cameron Muir think?
Canada house prices not sustainable
Affordable housing needs replacement
Will we always have leaky condos?
We ain’t Paris

So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!

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Friday Free-for-all!

It’s that time of the week again!

Let’s do our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend.

Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

Experts perplexed at decline in sales
Vancouver too tiny to count?
CTV video on squeezed families
Downtown Vancouvers Dead Zone
Toronto condo sales plunge
Offering 90k over ask on single bid?
Expanding the seawall past Kits
tougher credit cheaper houses

So what are you seeing out there? Post your news link, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!

 

Friday Free-for-all!

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic discussion thread! Here are a few links to kick off the chat:

Business feels pinched by property tax
Anecdotes from the bubble
Inventory graph update
The contractor for the best price?
Housing bubble in a nutshell
Mayors report on affordable housing
Burnabonian porny construction query
Radical downsizing
After 6 years in US at bottom?

So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent summer weekend!