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  • What’s in a (domain) name by Jamie Henry

    CREA members will soon have a leg-up on other real estate agents, with the Oct. 23 launch of the .realtor top-level domain.

  • Chris Fyvie’s edge on the old boys’ club by REP

    Chris Fyvie has a real edge on his commercial real estate competition. Often perceived as an old boys’ club, Fyvie is leveraging his savvy tech knowledge to win new deals, satisfy new clients and break the glass ceiling in commercial real estate.

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    Calgary MLS sales near record level for September… Fund management company says BoC needs to revert to talks of interest rate rises… Could some seniors be better off renting?

  • Part-timers should disclose their status by Olivia D'Orazio

    The market is tightening, business is getting tougher and there are new calls to let consumers know if the agent they are planning on using is a full-time real estate agent or maybe a plumber, mechanic or pilot during their ‘day’ job.

  • Regulators failing rookie agents by Olivia D'Orazio

    Brokers are rebuking licensing bodies, which they claim do little to prepare agents for work in the field, but are unprofessional and unqualified sales reps really the fault of the boards and associations?

  • 5 safety tips for your next open house by REP

    The most recent kidnap and murder of a real estate agent during a showing is being taken as a lesson to sales reps throughout North America.

  • Swallow your pride, reap the rewards later by Olivia D'Orazio

    Agents who once turned up their noses at leasing clients are now taking on the lower-paying work. Is this a sign of the changing times, where Realtors now outnumber buyers in several parts of the country?

  • Daily Market Update by

    Realtors top the list for wage increases… Should Vancouver for a large number of small developments rather than a small number of large ones?… The loonie takes a hit after weaker GDP figures… And Nova Scotia introduces fracking ban…

  • Avoiding this audit can tank a deal by Jamie Henry

    With the lack of inventory plaguing several municipalities across the country, agents are working hard to make sure the deals they do have close as seamlessly as possible. But one check that seems so straight-forward actually has the potential to destroy a deal and send your clients spiraling into years of arbitration.

  • Barry Lebow’s real estate reprieve by REP

    Barry Lebow was a wandering young man. After leaving the Israeli army, Lebow says he "failed into real estate", finding reprieve in the motivation he drew from his work as a Realtor.

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