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  • Lighter Side: Is this the best listing video ever? by Olivia D'Orazio

    You had better start rehearsing! All tour-guiding agents have a new standard to meet: this listing video raised the bar with its splash of humour breaking up the traditional sweeping vistas and gratuitous kitchen shots that make up modern listing videos.

  • Commission alternative to stave off time-wasters by Olivia D'Orazio

    There is arguably nothing more dear to agents as their commissions, but some industry players argue a fee-for-service payment structure would ward off time-wasting clients – without eating into agent paycheques.

  • Lighter Side: Swap an iPhone, get a home by Jamie Henry

    How do you know it’s time to leave a market? Well, in Detroit, the tanking housing sector has taken on a new low, with one eager seller offering his home in the Motor City for the new iPhone 6.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Vancouver residents want a tax on empty homes… Greener homes more in demand… Pet rent is becoming a thing… Realtor left red-faced as pranksters target TV promotion…

  • Mayoral hopefuls take on land tax issue by Jennifer Paterson

    Elections are always a good time for voters to look for “incentives” from the politicians begging for our votes and this week Toronto’s mayoral candidates have weighed in on Land Transfer Tax.

  • Agents warned about pre-construction scams by Grainne Burns

    Seller’s market or not, agents are warning buyers to be more careful about handing over deposit money given a $12-million fraud case earlier this year – still reverberating across the marketplace.

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