• Agents applaud Quebec lawsuit by Olivia D'Orazio

    Agents across the country are applauding Quebec’s real estate board after it launched a class action lawsuit against a major for-sale-by-owner company, but some players argue the move is only one part of a much larger puzzle.

  • The real cost of double-ending by Olivia D'Orazio

    Opponents suggest double-ending represents little monetary gain for potentially large reputational losses, but just how little is that gain? REP does the math.

  • Hyper-specialization a game-changer? by Jamie Henry

    The push to hyper-specialize in a neighbourhood – or even on a particular street – may be reducing the influence of a big-name brokerage, although not for everyone, say some industry players.

  • Mobile deposit technology to be rolled out by Jennifer Paterson

    The Canadian real estate market may be poised for transformation with the introduction of mobile-driven deposits, set to help agents and their clients avoid the snafus that too often scuttle deals.

  • Quebec boards file motion against FSBO by REP

    In what will surely become a landmark move, the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has filed an application for authorization to institute a class action suit against a major for-sale-by-owner player in the province.

  • Commission advances: for better or worse? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Payday loan companies can be of benefit to agents, says one industry veteran. But could their use indicate a bigger problem in an agent’s business?

  • Boards: it’s time to step up by Jamie Henry

    Agents call for action to better educate “desperate” rookie sales reps who have little or no back-up.

  • Be your best agent with a team by Olivia D'Orazio

    Outside of the branding benefits, joining a team or starting your own can help you becoming your best agent, say industry leaders arguing the move helps agents perfect their strongest skills.

  • 5 tips for festive advertising by REP

    The holiday season – no matter what you celebrate – is the perfect time to get in front of your clients, prospects and others in your circle of influence, gently reminding them that, yes, you’re still in the business.

  • Cyber Monday sales extend to real estate by Jamie Henry

    Cyber Monday has come and gone, and while most consumers kept their bargain hunting to WalMart and Best Buy, some savvy buyers turned to real estate for the greatest deals.

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