An increase to Toronto’s land transfer tax not expected to materially impact housing affordability, according to one real estate veteran
Among other factors, the recent changes to federal mortgage rules will significantly contribute to dampening the Canadian mortgage sector’s activity starting this year
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.