Media Roundup October 9th 2009

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

Home sales sharply higher in September (Toronto Star)

Red-hot real estate shatters price record (Toronto Star)

 Scarborough top spot for investors? (Toronto Star)

Global housing sector in 'tentative' rebound, Scotiabank report says (Toronto Star)

Buyers more irritable (Globe and Mail)

How to negotiate your first mortgage (Globe and Mail)

Becoming a landlord: More trouble than it's worth? (Globe and Mail)

Open vs. Closed Variables (Canadian Mortgage Trends)

Real estate: New life for high-end condos (Canadian Business)

Car-free condo approved by council (Inside Toronto)

Council narrowly rejects Don Mills development, community centre plan (Inside Toronto)

Canadian home resales seen leveling off by November (Reuters)

Hot real estate could prompt Canada rate hikes-TD (Reuters)

Rebound in house prices doesn't point to boom: Royal LePage (

Home sales jump not sustainable, Canadian Real Estate Association says (Daily Commercial News)

Economic News

Jobs market bounces back (Globe and Mail)

Canada Adds 30,600 Jobs, Jobless Rate Falls to 8.4% (Bloomberg)

Real Estate Trends Could Impact Future Path of Canadian Monetary Policy (TD Bank)

Housing Markets Rebound Sharply, Sidestepping the Worst (TD Bank)

Housing Starts Follow the Script in September (TD Bank)

Nobels and Great Classes In Economics (WSJ)

Neighbourhoods and Urban Planning

Are we becoming a city of haves and have-nots?  (Toronto Star)

Diverse city blind to the plight of its immigrants (Toronto Star)

Tough love for Toronto architects (Globe and Mail)

This Week In Real Estate     |    

Toronto’s most authoritative real estate insights, delivered right to your inbox.