News

  • New breed of part-timers to grow agent ranks by Olivia D'Orazio

    Baby boomers leaving the workforce are re-entering as real estate agents, a career choice set to swell industry numbers with surprisingly committed and aggressive part-timers.

  • Why you need to understand ‘cap rates’ by Olivia D'Orazio

    A tougher market ahead has agents struggling to go beyond sales patter to provide increasingly high-level advice to increasingly sophisticated clients.

  • Daily Market Update by Jordan Maxwell

    GDP falls; real estate industry partly to blame... Oil slump makes Canadian REITs a bargain... Oil towns struggling as sales continue to drop...

  • GDP falls on weak real estate market by Justin da Rosa

    Canada’s real gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.1 per cent in January due in part to sagging construction and diminishing output from real estate professionals.

  • Daily Market Update by Jordan Maxwell

    Mulroney: Canada must get creative with foreign ownership in Vancouver... Calgary industrial market to see rise in vacancies... Canadian real-estate players making waves in third-world...

  • High real estate commissions: because you’re worth it? by Olivia D'Orazio

    The upcoming spring market will arrive hand-in-hand with increased scrutiny of agent paychecks.

  • Poloz answers critics questioning BoC’s credibility by Justin da Rosa

    The governor of the Bank of Canada has gone into damage control mode, defending the rate cut that shocked the markets but spurred agent business.

  • Open houses aren’t for selling: REP poll by REP

    A recent poll on the REP site has a majority of agents agreeing that open houses are not for selling, but their value goes far beyond closing the deal.

  • Daily Market Update by Jordan Maxwell

    Alberta’s new budget spares real estate market... Canadian retail industry takes yet another hit... Condos, transit boosting real estate in Hamilton...

  • Alberta’s new budget spares real estate market by Olivia D'Orazio

    Alberta’s new provincial budget was rife with tax increases, including those relating to real estate, but agents on the ground say those fee increases aren’t likely to really impact the market.

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