Fractional ownership may be the solution to housing affordability

Here are three amazing new companies to get your wheels turning on how their innovative model, or parts of their model, can help address the housing affordability crisis.
Anna Depalma

Sponsored: ‘You have to be online for people to see you’: One Ontario REALTOR®’s...

For Depalma, the COVID-19 pandemic further emphasized the need to focus on digital marketing. “You have to be online for people to see you,” she said. “That’s why I invested in a GoDaddy website.”

The silver lining in the COVID-19 thunderstorm

As it turns out, happy and healthy employees produce happy and healthy returns. It’s for this reason that I’m certain that the workplace will get better, at the very least, in the following four ways.

Why pay commission to a Realtor?

During my career I have heard many versions of these two questions: “Why should I pay a Realtor to sell my property?” and “What do I get in return for the commission I pay?”

Dan St. Yves: This Old House…with apologies to Bob Vila

The old family home predates drywall. I’m not sure what the actual walls are made of – a churned blend of chewing gum and newspapers?

Letters: Happy buyer or commission?

Would you sell a house built in the 1940s to your mother without a home inspection? The recent frenzy to offer blindly on a property in multiple offers often results in the successful buyers having serious buyers’ remorse.

Putting ‘For Sale By Owner’ into perspective

Today there are a number of real estate companies that help homeowners sell their own house with promises of big savings. We compared key sold data for FSBO sales versus sold data from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) MLS sold data for 2021.

Opinion: The mega agent illusion

This type of misleading advertising is one of the biggest reasons why the public perceives Realtors as a bunch of bungling sleaze-bag amateurs.

Women in real estate: Advancing diversity

Real estate professionals who identify as women have made remarkable advancements towards equal representation in the industry.

Become a real estate trading insider

As a real estate professional, you have the ability to be an industry insider in the field of real estate. Many of us are missing out because we use this knowledge and insight for our clients, but we fail to use it for ourselves.