The Ontario Real Estate Association has sent a letter to the Real Estate Council of Ontario, arguing the council’s ongoing education program lacks the necessary criteria to challenge agents and help them grow
REITs enter into deal to form new Nexus Real Estate Investment Trust
It may be your clients telling you inaccurate information to bolster viewings, it may just be a simple mistake – but in both cases you are liable for placing an inaccurate listing.
In the country’s most popular markets, new inventory stock may be hard to find. However there is one rapidly growing niche that may still have plenty of opportunities for agents in the know.
Modern marketers are quick to point to social networking and smartphones as an instant panacea to all the marketing problems encountered by the real estate profession. Need to promote a house? Forget postcards, send an email. Who needs an open house when virtual tours are available 24/7? Not so quick; our tried and tested marketing methods will be in use for many years yet to come.
A growing number of agents are acceding to client requests to submit offers without inspection conditions and while that is a risky move at the best of times, there are some obvious red flags sales reps should warn clients to be on the lookout for regardless.
Agents looking to break into the foreign-buyer market need to go where those high-worth clients increasingly are – so you’d better save for that plane ticket.
Nine times out of 10, when it comes to negotiation, issues, not people, are the problem. But very occasionally, certain personality types make a mutually-agreeable settlement impossible.