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Royal LePage says its new real estate platform rlpSPHERE can completely automate Realtors’ businesses and is the first of its kind in Canada.
Selling pre-construction condos has proven to be a sweet gig for Hersh Condos. Commissions for agents selling pre-construction condos are typically much higher.
“Real estate and social media go hand in hand,” says luxury real estate broker Martin Rouleau, who has a reach of more than 50,000 followers.
Jas Takhar says, “My brand equity has shot through the roof” since he switched from traditional to online marketing.
When Realtors saw the Collaborative Practice Toronto booth at the recent Realtor Quest trade show in Toronto, many “were surprised we were there,” says Eva Sachs, a member of the team of divorce professionals.
Toronto’s condo market is still extremely strong, despite the fact a number of projects in the city have recently been cancelled, says Sam Mizrahi, developer of what will be Canada’s second-tallest building.
Launched in 2011 by Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose, The Agency bills itself as shunning the traditional brokerage model and says its agents share knowledge, contacts and expertise.
Right At Home Realty has expanded outside of the Greater Toronto Area for the first time with its acquisition of Your Choice Realty. The acquisition gives Right At Home two new markets: Ottawa and Barrie.
The good news is that mortgage rates are unlikely to go higher this year in Canada. The bad news is a lack of interest rate hikes indicates the Canadian economy is slowing down.
Dave Procter says his 40-year-long real estate career started as somewhat of a fluke. His Realtor father asked, “Why don’t you take the real estate course instead of sitting around and doing nothing?”