Media Roundup October 2nd 2009

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

Home ownership holds up as survivor of major downturns (Toronto Star)

Real estate markets on the mend (Globe and Mail)

Global real estate stabilizing: Scotiabank (CBC)

Home sales are strong, but experts remain guarded (

Canadian real estate a world 'bargain': survey (CBC)

Canadian home prices remain in reach (

Moving up: ‘Aspirational homes' still affordable (Globe and Mail)

Canada's anemic first-time home buyers' credit (Globe and Mail)

Canadian Home Prices Rise for Third Consecutive Month in July (Bloomberg)

Despite One Bloor's misstep, luxury condo projects thrive (

Haggling over your first mortgage (Globe and Mail) 

Economic News

'There’s no spark in our economy’ (Globe and Mail)

Canada's flat growth in July dampens optimism (Globe and Mail)

IMF predicts Canada to outpace rest of G7 (Globe and Mail)

Q&A: IMF Chief Economist Sees ‘Strong Case’ for Weak Recovery (Wall Street Journal)

Questioning a Chastened Priesthood (IMF)

Q&A: Shiller Sees 5 Years of Stagnant Home Prices (Wall Street Journal)

Another crash is all too possible (Financial Times)

Neighbourhoods and Urban Planning

A Community of Tenants in the City of Homes (Torontoist)

Your Nuit Blanche 2009 Guide (Torontoist)

New ways of thinking about cities and policy making (Spacing)

Beaches residents ask OMB to reject four-storey lakeside condo (National Post)

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