Media Roundup January 15th, 2010

Media Roundup

Real Estate News

Record month for home sales may spell trouble ahead (Globe and Mail)

Home buyer prep for 2010 (Globe and Mail)

Encouraging mid-rises a tall order (Globe and Mail)

Bank of Canada won't raise interest rates to cool housing (Globe and Mail)

Bank of Canada says sees no housing bubble yet (Reuters)

Bank pooh-poohs debt bomb talk (Toronto Star)

New home prices rise for fifth straight month (National Post)

Toronto housing starts drop in 2009 (Toronto Star)

November new home prices in Toronto up slightly (Toronto Star)

Construction industry building strength (Toronto Star)

Canadians more cautious about debt than Americans (Toronto Star)

Home buyers opt for fixed rates (CBC)

Canadian mortgage borrowers not taking 'undue risks' (CBC)

Real estate market may be too hot to handle (CBC)

Canadian economy will roar 'like a lion,' then fizzle, CIBC says (CBC)

Sooner or later, our economy will have to 'reset' (Globe and Mail)

Avison Young releases 2010 national real estate forecast for Canada, U.S. (PR NewsWire)

Family quotas not the right path (Metro News)

Urban Planning and Neighbourhoods

Hasbro Realeaseing New Monopoly Board Canada (BuzzBuzzHome)

Burlington Boulevard: The next Monopoly spot? (Toronto Star)

Hume: Downsview doomed by frugal mindset (Toronto Star)

For Canadian cities, big isn't always best (Globe and Mail)

Toronto neighbourhood faces crowding and poverty (Canadian Immigrant)

OMB denies developer's condo request (Inside Toronto)

Public and private infrastructure in action (imagined and real) (Spacing)

Debut today of Yonge Street, an online magazine that thinks positively about Toronto (National Post)

And Toronto's New Weekly Is... Named After Yonge Street (Torontoist)

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