Tag: housing bubble

Housing prices bubble

The last issue of Maclean’s magazine offers an in-depth analysis of the Canadian housing prices. Just look at this scary chart…The Canadian index is going ballistic. To confirm that feeling of unstoppable price increase The Motley Fool Canada points to… Read the rest

A lesson from the bar

What do people talk about in a bar? Beer, sport, friends, easy ways of making money… Well, this story is quite entertaining. An young man and his uncle sit at a karaoke bar somewhere in China and talk about the… Read the rest

Vancouver’s cheapest house sold

According to the Huffington Post B.C., Vancouver’s cheapest listed single family home attracted large numbers to open houses, with two written offers pushing the final purchase price seven per cent over asking. Bidding wars are back. Is this a sign… Read the rest

Stock Markets: In a Good Mood

It’s hard to believe, but one can’t argue with the facts. Stock markets have been relentless in their advance. The Dow Jones Industrial index is up 23% so far this year, NASDAQ, tracking the technology companies, is up 34%. It… Read the rest