The culprits? A real estate commission proxy and the B.C. foreign buyers’ tax
Millions of square feet to be developed into mixed-use projects under joint ventures by various Canadian REITs
The latest debate on commissions is taking a different turn, with some agents arguing it’s what you didn’t do that’s earning you a pretty penny.
As agents brace themselves for another year of low inventories and an increasing number of desperate buyers, it’s quite likely that multiple offers are going to be commonplace in Canada’s major cities – again.
A Montreal man slapped with a $1,000 fine for an illegal drone flight serves as a good reminder for agents to “fly with caution” and file the appropriate paperwork before take-off.
With ever-shrinking inventories and increasingly desperate buyers, it’s becoming more important for agents to market listing photos to the right buyer.
Agents will soon have a helping hand in expressing to buyer clients the importance of mortgage and title insurance.
An increasing number of condo buyers are choosing developments that are positioned near “practical” amenities and not fancy cafés and bars.