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Hey everyone, it’s FRIDAY! Do you know what that means? That means it’s time for our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread. Let’s hop to the links, here are a few recent stories to kick off the chat:
–Immigrants flee cities due to affordability
–Vancouver affordability task force has recommendations
–Vancouver youth exodus
–If you don’t use a REALTOR you might die
–Encouraging a rush to the exits?
–40 min Australian housing bubble documentary (ht DeanBC)
–Canada’s dirty little sub-prime secret
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes and have an excellent weekend!
Spring Break! And it’s that time of the week again, time to do our regular news roundup and open topic discussion thread for the weekend. Here are a few stories to kick off the chat:
–CREA predicts sharp price drop in BC
–Canadian prices to ease this year
–Vancouver to push down national avg.
–Should you sell your condo today?
–Inventory rocket still rising
–Is there a Dr. Kevorkian for condos?
–Economists warn of overheating market
–Van sales jump 61.4% in February 2012
–Toronto has highest condo asking price
–Big Discount Mortgage Blow-out sale!
–Buy Britney Spears house for $4 mil off
–Possible Condo Glut coming
–Buy a nice house, forget about retiring
–Vancouvers demographic timebomb
And of course it’s spring break time! Is this the week to get out of town and explore the world or are you sticking close to home? Is it vacation time lounging by a pool or is it just a hassle to find childcare and another week of office drudgery? At least the sun occasionally shines, spring is in the air!
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend, week and spring kick-off!
It’s the end of another work week and that means it’s time for our regular weekend news roundup and open topic discussion thread. Here are a few links to kick off the chat:
–Time to panic on the housing market
–Very few expiries means a quick return to the 15k party.
–We’re at the highest inventory for this time of year in years
–Tighter mortgage regulations expected
–Do banks need to boost risk?
–Housing prices flat or falling
–House prices drive away staff
–Alarming rise in homeless families
–Here’s the fake GVREB press release
–Seattle (down 32%) was supposed to be immune to price drops
–Irish tiger left lots of empty homes
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Thanks, and let us know what are you seeing out there. Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!