One market has reduced land transfer taxes for first-time homebuyers, but just how much of an impact will it have?
Any changes to federal mortgage insurance rules will not apply to investors, according to a markets observer
Agents are increasingly comfortable with the practice of double-ending, but that’s placing greater emphasis on the protocols they have in place to protect both their clients and their reputations when multiple-bidding situations are thrown into the mix.
While fiduciary responsibility may ultimately rest with the broker, industry pros are calling on agents to verify the legality of their sellers’ income suites. Good luck with that, BTW.
Women are cracking through the last of the industry’s glass ceilings but still have a ways to go, say industry players pointing to the increasingly competitive nature of that segment of the market.
CMHC admits data vacuum on foreign investors… Vancouver property tax is outdated and unfair say critics… Calgary’s population keeps on growing… US housing market continues to grow…
It’s a foolproof cheat sheet for agents selling condos: look no further than the retail spaces underpinning those highrises for clues revealing the ideal buyer.
Get your licence, get a fancy logo, get started in the business selling houses – right? Not if you want to succeed. Being an agent is way more than just selling product.