Members have voted – will BC’s six real estate boards band together under a new association?
The Central Bank has made its final rate announcement of the year
Real estate agents across the country can start counting down the days until the biggest wedding event since the Royal Wedding.
Agents in Alberta could see more of their clients forgo home inspections, argues a provincial association of inspectors, now pushing back against proposed national standards threatening to triple the cost of their services.
They’re only just now starting to become part of agents’ everyday business, but the Ontario government is already looking for ways to better secure electronic signatures.
In hot markets like Toronto and Vancouver, open houses are increasingly seen as superfluous, but some industry players caution agents not to count out their potential to build your business.
It’s the inventory challenge Canadian agents don’t talk enough about, but it’s nonetheless drawing both institutional and mom-and-pop buyers south of the border – and into the hands of American brokers.
The latest in the debate on commissions has some agents pointing the finger at their high-rolling counterparts, arguing sky-high payouts are overly opulent, not well-deserved.