Home inspections in a multiple-bid scenario

In hot housing markets, your buyers are more anxious than ever to get a bid in on their dream home. And while it’s prudent to submit a conditional offer pending a home inspection, many buyers view this as too risky.

Real estate hiring during the pandemic

The real estate market has shifted and so has the employment supply and demand. Prior to March 2020, it was already a candidate’s market. Fast forward to now and we find ourselves in uncharted waters.

Reap a bountiful harvest from a tiny geo farm

I would say that 99 per cent of agents do not run a geo farm. But you should, even if it’s only a tiny patch. Let’s call it a geo garden! 

From hovel to hygge

There’s a new kid in interior design town, and it’s called hygge. No longer do we have to worry about the alignment of the furniture with the windows, to create a positive energy flow around the house.

Realtor safety: Prospect or predator?

The space management concept is important to our safety as real estate professionals. It needs to be part of our standard education and training.

5 real estate marketing trends to watch

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business in almost every industry, and real estate is no different. The following are a few of the longer-term trends we see continuing into 2021 and beyond.

Dan St. Yves: A 2021 real estate wish list

I’d like for one dream to be able to stop prefacing all these columns with a passing reference to COVID-19. Aside from wishing away that intrusion into life as we know it, I’ll offer up a few real estate specific New Year’s desires.

Rebuilding in the post-COVID economy

When the future seems uncertain is actually the best time to create the future.

Canadian Association of Property Stylists program helps Realtors maximize equity for home sellers

The Canadian Association of Property Stylists (CAPS) has developed a simple program that is geared to show the real estate industry how easy it is to have home sellers jazz up those lacklustre interiors.

Stop running your business by the seat of your pants

If you can accurately answer the questions at the beginning of this article, there’s no need to read the rest. So, how’d you do?