Media Roundup - October 31st, 2008

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

House listings begin to slow down (Globe and Mail)

Canadian New Home Starts Forecast to Drop in 2008, 2009  (CEP news)

Fewer Canadian Homes Sold in September  (CEP News)

Canada's housing market 'tracking' U.S. boom and bust (Financial Post)

Housing market ‘alarms' Merrill (Globe and Mail)

Agents told to brace for tough times (Globe and Mail)

Top realtors criticize housing 'fear attack' (Toronto Star)

Condo projects in jeopardy (Toronto Star)

What condo purchasers need to watch for (Globe and Mail)

Tales from the condo crypt (Globe and Mail)

Real estate The key to retirement (Toronto Star)

US Real Estate News

U.S. new home sales rise, but prices decline (Daily Commercial News)

U.S. new home sales rise 2.7 per cent (Globe and Mail)

US home prices plunge record 16.6 pct in Aug - S&P (Reuters)

U.S. housing shows ray of hope (Globe and Mail)

7.5 million homeowners 'underwater' (CNN)

Economic News

Canadian Economy Scores High Marks in TD Report  (CEP News)

Economists Say Contraction in U.S. Q3 GDP Confirms Recession  (CEP News)

Regional Canadian Real Estate News

Alberta residential real estate sales jump; prices dip (Calgary Herald)

B.C. housing heads downhill (Globe an Mail)

Cracks appearing in condo land (National Post)

Saskatoon Real Estate: Week in Review (October 20-24, 2008)  (Sakatoon Online)

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

BC House sales to plunge 28% (Vancouver Condo Info)

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