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  • Niche or get out, say multi-generational agents by Jamie Henry

    Think you can work with multi-generational buyers? Agents focused on this niche say you can’t, and here’s why.

  • Smart agents will become brokers by Olivia D'Orazio

    It’s perhaps the most controversial bit of advice agents are likely to get from the head of one of Canada’s most successful brokerages ever, but is it the most valuable?

  • Vacation is good for the body and soul – and business by Jamie Henry

    With a growing number of agents expected to work straight through the holiday season, some industry veterans are arguing it may be better for their health – and especially their businesses – to take a vacation.

  • How to choose your next brokerage by Jamie Henry

    You are the company you keep, and more and more agents are prepared to disengage themselves from networks devoted to the numbers game in the hunt for brokerages focused on ethical standards.

  • Developers not using up farmland, agents say by Jamie Henry

    Agents in rural markets are questioning a StatsCan report suggesting developers are eating into farmable land, arguing those builders have surprisingly little appetite for such isolated areas.

  • Canada’s aging population: are you prepared? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Canada’s population is aging, but some generations are growing faster than others – and smart agents are finding different ways to target this demographic now.

  • Agent population growth outweighs provincial growth by Jamie Henry

    No, it’s not you: the number of agents is growing faster than provincial populations across Canada, but that won’t decide the day, say industry players arguing it’s not the number of licensees that’s the problem.

  • Poll Results: Agents should disclose part-time status by REP

    The results of a REP poll indicate the majority of industry players believe part-time agents should disclose their status to clients, a stark contrast to many comments in the REP forum.

  • Condo-focused agents not hurting for buyers by Olivia D'Orazio

    The condo market won’t collapse just yet, according the CMHC economists, pointing to high prices in the single-detached market that continue to push buyers toward high-rise living quarters.

  • Retail real estate going strong – or is it? by Jamie Henry

    The often-forgotten retail real estate sector contributed $6.9 billion to the Canadian economy in 2013, a new report says, but retail-focused agents aren’t quite so optimistic for the coming year.

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