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FFFA! CONDO! HOMES! CREDIT! USA! BC! GLOOM!

It’s that time of the week again!

This is when we do our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend.

Pull up a chair! Here are a few links to kick off the chat:

Horrible houses in bad areas for $500k+
BOC: Household debt is biggest risk
BC: Binging on Credit
USA vs Canada housing bubble
Get you drunk, take advantage of you
How bad is your market?
Why do Canadians owe so much?
The end of US mortgage deduction?
Canada sinks on US / Europe gloom

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

Friday Free-for-all!

Yeah! It’s friday and that means it’s time for the sun to shine and for us to do our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread. Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

Updated inventory graph, still climbing!
2 experts debate the bubble
Blame Canada? Blame Europe!
Nokia shutting down Burnaby
Why low and stable prices are good
Will sunshine bring a tear of joy?
‘Rodeo drive north’ going south
Van West tilting at windmills
West Van sales party over
OECD: Canada suffering Dutch Disease
Bubble fears a boon to alternative lenders

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