Media Roundup December 12th, 2008

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

Now it's a landlord's market (Toronto Star)

A rental crunch on the horizon (Globe and Mail)

No U.S.-style housing collapse in Canada: RBC  (Globe and Mail)

Condo building boom screeches to a halt (Globe and Mail)

Tremor signals correction in condo city (Globe and Mail)

5 Things to Know About Occupancy Fees (Andrew La Fleur)

Mayor's land-transfer tax helped sink Toronto real estate market, study says (Globe and Mail)

Toronto's land transfer tax hurting real estate market: C.D. Howe report (CBC)

Canadian home sales slow, prices drop (Toronto Star)

US Real Estate News

Research the finer points (National Post)

Foreclosure activity drops to June levels (Washington Post)

Economic News

Consumer debt defaults could rise, bank warns (Globe and Mail)

Deep recession could force more foreclosures: BoC (CTV)

Bank slashes key rate to 1958 level (Globe and Mail)

Banks fail to match rate cut - again (Globe and Mail)

Are consumers benefiting from the interest rate cut? (CTV)

Urban Planning and Neighbourhoods

New Art of Suburbia — thoughts from Scarborough

Kingwell vs. Florida? (Spacing)

Preservation project makes timely debut (Toronto Star)

Regional Canadian Real Estate News

Vancouver Real Estate Analysis for Downtown November 2008 (Vancouver Reflections)

8 Sources of the U.S Financial Crisis - How it all began. (Montreal Real Estate Blog)

Economic Funamentals supported record breaking St. John’s real estate (St. John's Real Estate Blog)

Atlantic Canada Leads The Way (Halifax Real Estate Blog)

Saskatchewan housing suffers hangover following last year’s party: RBC (Saskatoon Online)

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