Pushed around no more, buyers in Toronto’s detached housing market are tendering lowball offers after years of being short-shrifted by higher bids
Canadians remain sceptical of economy’s ability to deliver wage gains
Condo investment in the Greater Toronto Area has reached a level not seen in two years, according to market statistics.
One in 25 managers qualify as a psychopath – and the percentages of those who either are in positions of power or own companies or brokerages are considerably higher than the general population. Why so high? A group of researchers in Texas and British Columbia explain.
Photography is like selling real estate: most agents think they can do it, but there’s a trick to doing it well.
We spoke with real estate photographers and got their six top tips for taking listings photos.
It may be your clients telling you inaccurate information to bolster viewings, it may just be a simple mistake – but in both cases you are liable for placing an inaccurate listing.
In the country’s most popular markets, new inventory stock may be hard to find. However there is one rapidly growing niche that may still have plenty of opportunities for agents in the know.
Modern marketers are quick to point to social networking and smartphones as an instant panacea to all the marketing problems encountered by the real estate profession. Need to promote a house? Forget postcards, send an email. Who needs an open house when virtual tours are available 24/7? Not so quick; our tried and tested marketing methods will be in use for many years yet to come.
A growing number of agents are acceding to client requests to submit offers without inspection conditions and while that is a risky move at the best of times, there are some obvious red flags sales reps should warn clients to be on the lookout for regardless.
Agents looking to break into the foreign-buyer market need to go where those high-worth clients increasingly are – so you’d better save for that plane ticket.
Nine times out of 10, when it comes to negotiation, issues, not people, are the problem. But very occasionally, certain personality types make a mutually-agreeable settlement impossible.
You’ve disclosed the sticking windows, the old furnace and the leaky faucet – but what about the ghost that roams the halls of the house?
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