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  • Alberta man trading real estate illegally by REP

    A man in Alberta is illegally trading real estate and providing mortgages, despite a cease and desist order from the Real Estate Council of Alberta.

  • Don’t forget: communication is key by Jamie Henry

    Home buyers and sellers today have an increasingly skewed view of the housing market, leaving agents to set realistic expectations for the modern buying and selling process.

  • Canadian home sales still balanced after 7% hike by REP

    The Canadian housing market remains in balanced territory, despite a seven per cent rise in year-over-year home sales in October, according to monthly CREA data.

  • The downside to a private garage by Olivia D'Orazio

    Most agents are quick to count a garage as a valuable addition to any home, but can the space ever hinder a property’s value?

  • 3 ways to keep newsletter readers from hitting ‘delete’ by Jamie Henry

    That email newsletter you send to your clients was likely deleted in seconds, so how do you get your subscribers to click and – better yet – open and read your newsletter?

  • Treat agent safety like a blind date by REP

    A potentially dangerous scam targeting female agents in Toronto’s Etobicoke neighbourhood appears not to be unique to the city, after a commenter in the REP forum uncovered a similar case occurring in British Columbia.

  • Brokerages in Ajax and Pickering merge by REP

    Royal LePage Connect Realty absorbed Coldwell Banker Case Realty, adding four offices and some 250 agents to its roster.

  • Will this new technology kill commissions? by Jamie Henry

    It’s being billed as an innovative transformation of the online brokerage, but buyers’ agents may struggle to accept – let alone embrace – the terms that come with it.

  • 7 markers of a future trend-spot by Olivia D'Orazio

    The Junction, Victoria Park, Riley Park. These Canadian neighbourhoods were scoffed at before becoming the hotspots they are today, sending agents there to the bank.

  • 5 real estate movies to watch this weekend by REP

    Real estate agents don’t often find themselves the subjects of movies, but once in a while, a film is released to the glee of the hundreds of thousands of agents across North America.

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