The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales climbed 2.2 per in December compared with November as they recovered from a dip following the introduction of new mortgage rules
Two markets, two diverging paths
Although Realtors aren’t able to incorporate in some provinces, one agency group at least is using a novel way to use a company structure to help with tax planning for its agents. The structure, however, is best suited to high performers.
CREA members will soon have a leg-up on other real estate agents, with the Oct. 23 launch of the .realtor top-level domain.
Chris Fyvie has a real edge on his commercial real estate competition. Often perceived as an old boys’ club, Fyvie is leveraging his savvy tech knowledge to win new deals, satisfy new clients and break the glass ceiling in commercial real estate.
Calgary MLS sales near record level for September… Fund management company says BoC needs to revert to talks of interest rate rises… Could some seniors be better off renting?
The market is tightening, business is getting tougher and there are new calls to let consumers know if the agent they are planning on using is a full-time real estate agent or maybe a plumber, mechanic or pilot during their ‘day’ job.
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?