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  • 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.

  • Daily Market Update by Jamie Henry

    Confidence grows in real estate and job security… Is there a link between the stock market and condo sales?... And US pending sales dip in August...

  • Are cut commissions the way of the future? by Olivia D'Orazio

    Realtors don’t want to hear it, but yet another among their ranks is suggesting that the path to future success is paved with low commission rates.

  • Selling Canada’s cheapest house by Olivia D'Orazio

    Agents in large swathes of the country say they are now grappling with the double whammy of low commissions and a growing number of days on market.

  • Avoid this marketing misstep by Jamie Henry

    Not all listings are created equal, and one Dartmouth, N.S.-based Realtor suggests that not all properties warrant professional photography services.

  • Are bully bids the newest dragon in Toronto real estate? by Olivia D'Orazio

    It’s unsurprising that, in Toronto’s hyper-heated market, bidding wars are essentially part of the home-buying process. But what about the newest phenomenon: bully bids?

  • This for That: Alternatives to Ontario's priciest market by REP

    You’d need at least half a million dollars to buy a half-decent house in Toronto’s current real estate market. But what can you get for that price in the city’s suburbs? You've asked and now we’re telling. You can get this for that. . .

  • Low inventory sparks part-time debate by Olivia D'Orazio

    Increasingly frustrated full-time agents are calling on industry associations to better police the activities of so-called “part-timers” as analysts project continuing declines in listings for key markets based on new stats.

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