Moody’s will pay hundreds of millions to settle allegations that it habitually inflated ratings of shoddy mortgage-backed securities during the run-up to the financial crisis
CMHC announced early Tuesday it is increasing its loan insurance premiums effective March 17
As agents expand beyond their comfort zones in an effort to farm regions with fewer sales reps, industry players are increasingly looking to Canada’s north, but selling in the Yukon has its own unique set of challenges.
Like their American counterparts, Canadian agents must complete continuing education programs, but as NAR in the States moves to a biennial training schedule, many north of the border are calling for similar reform.
Although winter is fast approaching and many have predicted a soft market, Canadian home prices appear to be still keeping at least some upward momentum, mostly thanks to one red-hot market.
Royal LePage president and CEO, Phil Soper received the CEO Award of Excellence in Public Relations from the Canadian Public Relations Society in its 22nd incarnation of the award.
Are selling agents better than buying ones?
That question seems to be leading the latest reincarnation of the part-timer debate, as more agents are willing to accept their part-time counterparts, provided they keep to the “less complicated” buying side of the transaction.
Although some would have you believe differently, Canada’s estate agents’ offices are not paved with gold – it’s tough out there, and it’s getting more crowded – with agents who still have much to learn.