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
The REP forum is ripe with debate on the ethics of double-ending, but one player says agents need to know the issue is blackening the industry’s reputation – no matter what side of the debate you fall on.
The baby boomers were as easy to read as the large-print books some now rely on, but the millennial generation is a whole different story and agents are now struggling to communicate with these fresh-faced clients.
Vancouver hit by dramatic drop in house values… BoC predicts lower house prices due to oil declines… Commercial property offers variety… Revenue Agency aims to improve communications…
For the Seinfeld fans out there, this one’s for you: like Kramer, understanding how to “write it off” is complicated and confusing, but we spoke with tax experts – “and they’re the ones writing it off!”
Let’s be honest: you didn’t become an agent to sell cheap condos forever. No, you want your name attached to the mansions and the penthouse suites, but how do you make the jump?
We all know how frustrating it is when we find a property for a client and then find out that the house is going to sell for much more than the listing. It frustrates the client, wastes time and is arguably misleading – but some agents say it’s a legitimate (and highly effective) tactic.
Agents in Canada's major cities can expect a steady stream of business as a new report suggests urbanization morphed the interests of Canadian buyers to prefer city dwelling over sprawling suburbs.
PwC: Downtown living is driving the housing market…Toronto divided by income… Buying property in the US may increase your taxes…
Repeat business is the gift that keeps on giving, but are you doing everything you should to keep your clients – and to get them to recommend their friends?
Elli Davis is top of her class but the path she took to real estate is hardly a common one. But now, after more than 30 years in the business, this teacher turned agent has earned an A+.
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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