Media Roundup July 17th 2009

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

First-time buyers: Taking Liberty (National Post)

Do record home sales mean the worst is over? (National Post)

First-time buyers: Get centred (National Post)

Home sales strengthen in second quarter (Globe and Mail)

Canadian home sales up in 2nd quarter (CBC)

Refinance and save? Think again (CBC)

Yonge-Bloor development on the brink (Toronto Star)

The Problem with 1Bloor (SavelBlogs)

Update on 1Bloor (SavelBlogs)

'If I lose 1 Bloor, I don't just lose a deal - I lose my dream' (Toronto Star)

Will 5-Year Mortgage Rates Fall Further? (Canadian Mortgage Trends)

Pre-Approval Conversion Volumes Jump (Canadian Mortgage Trends)

Economic News

Canada Buys C$2.33 Billion of Bank Mortgages, Less Than Offered (Bloomberg)

Canada Bonds End Sharply Lower On Influence From US Treasurys (WSJ)

Inflation goes negative for first time in 15 years (

Inflation: Why do prices rise and fall? (CBC)

Why economists are watching the paint dry (Globe and Mail)

Canada's economy - The Great Divide (Globe and Mail)

Urban Planning and Neighbourhoods

Cities for People at OCAD (Spacing)

Cities for People: The Melancholy of East Chinatown (Spacing)

Cities for People - Crescent Town (Spacing)

Cities for People — Main Square (Spacing)

Toronto's Forgotten Landmarks: Tower Automotive (BlogTO)

Transit City power struggle? (National Post)

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