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Pushing for more transparency in real estate bidding

"There have been increased calls to implement a transparency model, where all buyers bidding on a home would know what the best offer is and are given the opportunity to beat it," says Philip Kocev, managing partner at iPro Realty in Toronto.
Penny Kander

Red Deer sales rep Penny Kander: “The luckiest person I know”

Penny Kander, a real estate agent with Realty Executives Alberta Elite in Red Deer, Alta., has been in the real estate business for more than 40 years and she thought she had seen everything. Then COVID-19 came along.

3D CityScapes offers immersive showcase for pre-construction condos

Recently we were introduced to a game-changing company, 3D CityScapes, that has changed the way I view pre-construction developments.
Marta Pozniakowski

Marta Pozniakowski launches Etobicoke brokerage – and espresso bar

Last year Marta Pozniakowski, a broker from Etobicoke, Ont., purchased a laundromat that had been in the neighbourhood for more than four decades. Recently, she opened her new real estate brokerage in that space, with an espresso bar at the front. 

Home sharing a win-win for two generations

Many millennials believe they may never be able to afford a home unless they have family that can help them out financially. But baby boomers are also being significantly affected by the rising costs of living.

Avoiding tax trouble on real estate transactions

In 2019, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) assessed a 65-per-cent year-over-year increase in gross taxes related to real estate – some $171 million.
River House Estate sits on 384 acres in the harsh terrain of Northern British Columbia.

Auctions offer alternative way to sell luxury real estate

Concierge Auctions focuses on matching one-of-a-kind properties with experienced buyers. The company has been active in 40 U.S. states and 27 countries, and says it owns 80 per cent of the luxury auction space.
Murphy has battled injury and illness on her trek.

Collingwood’s Linda Murphy hikes home for shelter

Since March, Linda Murphy, 57, a top-performing real estate agent at Royal LePage Relocations North in Collingwood, Ont. has been braving the Pacific Crest Trail.

U.S. referrals firm ReferralExchange enters Canadian market

San Francisco-based ReferralExchange, a source of referrals and lead-gen management to more than 25,000 real estate agents in the United States, has expanded to Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto.
An early ad from the South Peel Real Estate Board, now the Mississauga Real Estate Board.

Mississauga Real Estate Board celebrates 65 years

This year the Mississauga Real Estate Board (MREB) celebrates its 65th birthday. It was born in the basement of the First United Church of Port Credit in 1954.