Media Roundup - September 19th 2008

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

Average home price drops 5.1 per cent (Globe and Mail)

Canada's `boom in the housing markets is definitely over (Toronto Star)

Steeper drop in Canada's existing home prices (National Post)

House sales fall in GTA (CBC)

Let the seller beware (Globe and Mail)

Fewer Canadians putting homes on market (Inman News)

Sky-high spinoffs (Globe and Mail)

Homebuilders facing decline in profits this year (Montreal Gazette)

Condo boom helps drop curtain on the age of sprawl (Globe and Mail)

Q & A: Looking to upgrade? Try the Four Seasons' $30M penthouse (National Post)

Real Estate Industry Wants Higher Limits on RRSP Withdrawals for 1st-Time Buyers (CEP News)

Tories would offer tax credit to 1st-time homebuyers: Harper (Yahoo/CBC)

Developers on shifting ground (Globe and Mail)

Economic News

Behind the global crisis in the financial sector (Globe and Mail)

Debt plan, U.S. short-selling curbs lift spirits (Globe and Mail)

Lehman Brothers-Style Collapse Highly Unlikely for Canadian Banks, Economist Says  (CEP News)

Canadian Markets Pricing in Rate Cuts; Canadian Dollar Down (CEP News)

Great Depression allusions unfounded (Montreal Gazette)

Bond Yields - Biggest Drop in a Decade (Canadian Mortgage Trends)

Urban Planning and Neighbourhoods

It's a bumpy road to gentrification (Toronto Star)

Regional Canadian Real Estate News

Weekly Update on the Edmonton Real Estate Market (Edmonton Real Estate Blog)

A Closer Look at the Saskatoon Real Estate Statistics for August 2008 (Saskatoon Online)

Vancouver’s Downtown Real Estate Market Analysis August 2008 (Vancouver Reflections)

Vancouver Real Estate Statistics GRAPH 2008 (Vancouver Real Estate Blog)

Vancouver Real Estate - Once Upon a Time (Yatter Matters)

This Week In Real Estate     |    

Toronto’s most authoritative real estate insights, delivered right to your inbox.