While pleased the federal government introduced measures in the federal budget to support housing affordability, the Ottawa Real Estate Board nevertheless believes its efforts fell short
Many Canadian buyers would likely wait until new affordability measures come into full effect
Are selling agents better than buying ones?
That question seems to be leading the latest reincarnation of the part-timer debate, as more agents are willing to accept their part-time counterparts, provided they keep to the “less complicated” buying side of the transaction.
Although some would have you believe differently, Canada’s estate agents’ offices are not paved with gold – it’s tough out there, and it’s getting more crowded – with agents who still have much to learn.
Allowing homeowners to actively participate in the sale of their houses is a slippery slope, but that’s not stopping one brokerage from inviting sellers to tinker with the property listing.
With meteorologists calling for another brutal Canadian winter, you’re likely already planning a hot vacation – but that shouldn’t mean your business has to suffer.
One of Canada’s largest markets is leading the decline in national housing starts, largely due to earlier construction booms, according to a report by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Calgary isn’t the only city in Alberta enjoying growth, not just in the volume of homes sold, but also in the price of those properties.
As the competition among real estate professionals continues to heat up, blogging is becoming an increasingly common form of marketing, but many agents aren’t getting the most of the relatively new platform.
It’s likely a glimpse into the future of Canadian agents, with the National Association of Realtors in the States now grappling with the implications of decriminalizing marijuana, suggesting the move could have a profound impact on buyers but also agents.
Clients faced with a competitive marketplace are increasingly drawn to lowly priced co-operative listings, but few clients – and agents, for that matter – understand the finer points to buying and selling these unique properties.
Canadian agents would benefit from the kind of U.S. service now predicting property market trends in real-time, says one leading economist – but with one condition.
Two American companies have recently decided to setup shop north of the border, bringing both excitement and trepidation to the Canadian real estate scene
Global real estate brand continues Canadian expansion with its first Whistler brokerage
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