News

  • Winter cool-down for offer-bids? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Agents had better get used to the growing phenomenon of offer-dates, a practice an increasing number of agents hope the winter will send into hibernation.

  • Is it too easy to become an agent? by Jamie Henry

    Are the days of brokerages accepting any agent with a license and a pulse numbered? Several Toronto-area players hope so, calling on big-name brokerages to do more to weed out bad agents.

  • Agents sit gen-Yers down for ‘the talk’ by Olivia D'Orazio

    Many agents are now proactively suggesting gen-Y clients ask family for help with a down payment in anticipation of the growing struggle they’ll face to qualify under tighter lending rules.

  • David Fleming is brutally honest by REP

    As if selling houses wasn’t tough enough, a growing number of leading agents say you’ve got to be actively blogging about it several times a week. David Fleming, a high-flier with Bosley Real Estate, tells REP that he’s doing just that.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Building permits decline in August; reversing the trend… Canada may need to take measures to slow housing market says IMF... Homebuyers demand a clean house…

  • Picky clients a thing of the past, agents say by Olivia D'Orazio

    Phew! Prima donna clients may increasingly be a thing of the past as Toronto buyers – even the well-heeled ones – show new willingness to overlook “nuisance features” in today’s tight market.

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