Insightt now predicts that in the next five years, most major banks and credit unions will own their own real estate brokerage company. Here are some of the reasons we think that will happen.

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Banks and credit unions are changing Canada’s real estate industry

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Insightt now predicts that in the next five years, most major banks and credit unions will own their own real estate brokerage company. Here are some of the reasons we think that will happen.

Dan St. Yves: You’ve (still) got spam!

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So, is spam just “junk mail” now? While the term is perhaps a bit tired, I miss the cartoon bubble that used to invoke above my head with an image of a can of Klik luncheon meat, or the even more iconic cooked pork Spam.

Letters: Responding to the very annoyed Realtor

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The letter I am a very annoyed Realtor offers up frustration with the limitations imposed by existing rules. I agree with the sentiment. The suggestion that making a real estate offer is like bidding at an auction is not a fair comparison.

Legal Issues

Signed, sealed, delivered…I’m yours?

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This case addresses the interesting issue of whether the words “signed, sealed and delivered”, which appears on the standard form OREA Agreement to Purchase and Sale, meets the “sealed contract” rule in law.

Airbnb cottage renters allowed to access lake via right-of-way

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A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice addressed whether the use of a ROW could be restricted to the owners of the non-waterfront cottage and their non-paying guests, in order to prevent the use of the ROW by users of Airbnb.

Considering listing a short-term rental in Toronto? Read this first

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In the City of Toronto, the rules around hosting, offering or providing short-term rentals are not as free-wheeling and flexible as they were previously, or as one might hope.
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Products & Tech

Century 21 Canada partners with MoxiWorks

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MoxiWorks has formed a new partnership with Century 21 Canada to provide its suite of technology through a new platform called HUB21. The platform is now available to all Century 21 Canada Realtors.
Jess Nakrayko

How agents are using technology to build connections

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Savvy real estate agents know how to use tech to deepen relationships with their clients. But it’s not a set-it-and-forget-it action. It takes planning and forethought to build relationships that last for a lifetime.

Using Clubhouse to generate leads

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I recently started using Clubhouse and I see tremendous potential of this app for real estate agents.

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