The culprits? A real estate commission proxy and the B.C. foreign buyers’ tax
Millions of square feet to be developed into mixed-use projects under joint ventures by various Canadian REITs
Brokers are rebuking licensing bodies, which they claim do little to prepare agents for work in the field, but are unprofessional and unqualified sales reps really the fault of the boards and associations?
The most recent kidnap and murder of a real estate agent during a showing is being taken as a lesson to sales reps throughout North America.
Agents who once turned up their noses at leasing clients are now taking on the lower-paying work. Is this a sign of the changing times, where Realtors now outnumber buyers in several parts of the country?
Realtors top the list for wage increases… Should Vancouver for a large number of small developments rather than a small number of large ones?… The loonie takes a hit after weaker GDP figures… And Nova Scotia introduces fracking ban…
With the lack of inventory plaguing several municipalities across the country, agents are working hard to make sure the deals they do have close as seamlessly as possible. But one check that seems so straight-forward actually has the potential to destroy a deal and send your clients spiraling into years of arbitration.
Barry Lebow was a wandering young man. After leaving the Israeli army, Lebow says he "failed into real estate", finding reprieve in the motivation he drew from his work as a Realtor.