Surname’s recognisability has been both a boon and a bane for a Texas real estate agent
Take heart, agents, it could be much worse
Home prices across the GTA are rising, despite drops in inventory, according to November figures released by the Toronto Real Estate Board, but analysts say that’s one situation that isn’t likely to change.
Not everyone is betting on a slow-down in the luxury market. One major brokerage believes one of the most expensive markets in Canada will continue to climb well into 2015, as evidenced by its acquisition of a major player there.
Whistler real estate market on the up... Program attracts real estate investors... Shortage in Vancouver market limits options... Richmond see high levels of growth in home sales... Bungalows the go-to for seniors in Ottawa...
Agents across the country are applauding Quebec’s real estate board after it launched a class action lawsuit against a major for-sale-by-owner company, but some players argue the move is only one part of a much larger puzzle.
Opponents suggest double-ending represents little monetary gain for potentially large reputational losses, but just how little is that gain? REP does the math.
The push to hyper-specialize in a neighbourhood – or even on a particular street – may be reducing the influence of a big-name brokerage, although not for everyone, say some industry players.