The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales climbed 2.2 per in December compared with November as they recovered from a dip following the introduction of new mortgage rules
Two markets, two diverging paths
The housing market in British Columbia has seen one of the country’s biggest increases in sales activities in the past year, according to the British Columbia Real Estate Association, beating out both Alberta and Ontario.
Brokers may continue to debate the fiduciary obligations around so-called stigmatized properties, but with one particular type they’re increasingly having to go beyond the letter of the law.
Despite frustration regarding the number of so-called bad agents, Canada’s largest regulator says it’s not going to restrict the number of licences it hands out.
Most successful real estate businesses are fed by referrals, but earning that word-of-mouth business takes time.
Nude models might help sell most things, but this real estate agency learned the hard way that scandalous advertising shots can also lead to costly damage control.
Of course your selling clients need to disclose any issues with their property, but whether or not they should complete a seller disclosure form is a whole other matter, increasingly dividing agents on the form’s supposed benefits.