Media Roundup November 21, 2008

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

Seller throws in a free car — and still the house doesn’t sell (National Post)

Real Estate Slump in Expensive Markets Distorting Average Canadian Home Prices (CEP News)

Scotiabank Says Real Estate Boom Over in Canada; Prices Expected to Drop (CEP News)

Consumers nervous about buying condominiums (National Post)

Condo buyers should prepare for 'phantom' rent (Globe and Mail)

Messing with our real estate crack (Toronto Star)

Housing slowdown speeds up (Toronto Star)

Third of Canadians expect home prices to fall (CTV)

Have we got a real estate deal for you (Toronto Star)

GTA home resales crash in November (Toronto Star)

Housing market remains slow, but prices are stabilizing (National Post)

Canada's housing boom is over (

Canada’s Housing Market – Home Buying Sentiment (Reed Construction)

Genworth Financial Canada - An Update (Canadian Mortgage Trends)

Economic News

Canada buys up mortgages, central bank lends more (Reuters)

Canadian mortgage lenders in 'good shape' (Victoria Times)

Canada Expected to Post Deficits in Coming Years, Parliamentary Report Shows (CEP News)

Urban Planning and Neighbourhoods

In Photos: Artscape Wychwood Barns Brings Together Artists and Community (blogTO)

Letter from Wychwood Avenue: A community success story (National Post)

Toronto's green bin program moves into highrises (CBC)

Developer proposes new ‘tabletop’ building off Queen West (National Post)

Standing (ren)ovation (Toronto Star)

Subway station architects intend to cheer you up (Toronto Star)

Creative Toronto (Richard Florida)

AGO Transformation transforms our views of Toronto (spacing)

Regional Canadian Real Estate News

Ominous October for Moncton area real estate (Montcton Real Estate Blog)

Halifax Housing Market Outlook (Halifax Real Estate Blog)

Saskatoon Real Estate: Week in Review (November 10-14, 2008) (Saskatoon Online)

Calgary Market Report - November 14, 2008 (Andrew Kyle's Blog)

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

Vancouver Real Estate Downtown Analysis October 2008 (Vancouver Reflections)

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