News

  • Wage gap not forcing buyers to invest by Olivia D'Orazio

    A report released Tuesday by the Conference Board of Canada that drew attention to the growing income disparity between Gen Yers and their baby boomer parents has some analysts claiming that the wage gap is leading buyers to more cautiously enter the housing market.

  • The real cost of unconditional offers ... by Olivia D'Orazio

    The tightest market in years means selling agents are now seeing more and more no-condition offers thrust before clients, but too few are viewing those offers as the red flags they are, caution agents.

  • Agents suspicious about 'real estate university degree' by Olivia D'Orazio

    The move by another major Canadian university to introduce a real estate-centred program has Realtors divided, with some suggesting it will fail to professionalize an industry where licensing may be too easy to win.

  • 5 Minutes with Ira Jelinek by REP

    Ira Jelinek is a Realtor with Harvey Kalles Real Estate in Toronto, and was ranked in the top one per cent of all agents in Ontario after just four years in the business.

  • If you build it, they will finance it… maybe by REP

    Is your client thinking about building their own home? Will they require any level of financing along the way? Suggest they start at the very beginning with an in-depth project review with their mortgage broker, one that is specifically experienced with construction mortgages. In fact, have this conversation prior to their purchasing the lot if possible.

  • 5 Minutes with Ricky Chadha by REP

    Ricky Chadha is a real estate agent with Royal LePage in Toronto. He is also a real estate columnist for The Globe and Mail.

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