Under the new rules, real estate professionals are now able to incorporate and be paid through Personal Real Estate Corporations (PRECs), like so many other professionals in our province.
There is an alarming trend that is quite rampant in the Toronto area. Buyers are submitting offers, often in multiple offer situations, and then not showing up with the deposit cheque.
The strength of the Canadian real estate market has continued to prove itself time and time again during the pandemic. So why all the fear mongering by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC)?
Once upon a time, in a neighbourhood not so far far away, there lived two investors that chose differently. Who fared better? You be the judge.
At the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), we’re approaching the first anniversary of the Real Estate Salesperson Program.
The “exclusive” (or non-MLS) listing has been more widely used in our sellers’ market conditions in Ottawa during the last couple of years.
The OREA board landed on four bold, new ideas. Before we greenlight these programs, we want to hear from our members one last time about which new services will provide the greatest benefits.
COVID-19 hit some large cities early in the pandemic. The idea that density raises the risk of contagion may sound straightforward, but on examination, its premise is not well supported by data.
House prices have gone up, not down, and the debt-deferral cliff CMHC's outgoing president Evan Siddall warned about is also looking less ominous.
The listing presentation could be a simple conversation with a homeowner. But most successful agents include slide decks, documents and visuals to execute their expertise.