News

  • The real cost of double-ending by Olivia D'Orazio

    Opponents suggest double-ending represents little monetary gain for potentially large reputational losses, but just how little is that gain? REP does the math.

  • Hyper-specialization a game-changer? by Jamie Henry

    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.

  • Mobile deposit technology to be rolled out by Jennifer Paterson

    The Canadian real estate market may be poised for transformation with the introduction of mobile-driven deposits, set to help agents and their clients avoid the snafus that too often scuttle deals.

  • Quebec boards file motion against FSBO by REP

    In what will surely become a landmark move, the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has filed an application for authorization to institute a class action suit against a major for-sale-by-owner player in the province.

  • Commission advances: for better or worse? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Payday loan companies can be of benefit to agents, says one industry veteran. But could their use indicate a bigger problem in an agent’s business?

  • Boards: it’s time to step up by Jamie Henry

    Agents call for action to better educate “desperate” rookie sales reps who have little or no back-up.

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