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“So, there I was, pretty much right back where I was those many years before, starting over in real estate with nothing, bankrupt, with not even a vehicle because they’d taken my company car. Was I scared? I was terrified…”

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Blogging has become as much of a buzzword as “hash tags”. But much like hash tag, many people don’t really understand the purpose of it. Realtors are told "you should blog." But why?

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Partnerships dissolve due to challenges that stem from many different circumstances. The list is long and ranges from contribution and commitment to ego-based problems and profit responsibilities.

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In this third column in my series on the controversial topic of real estate fees, let’s talk about something that I suspect most agents fail to seriously consider when plying their trade – risk.

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In today’s market, you can’t afford not to stage! Every seller we talk to wants to get the most for the property when selling, so to not capitalize on the opportunity to maximize your equity return is short sighted.

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Are you expecting to have loyal clients in the real estate sales world? You will need to put in a lot of years to get a few. I tell you this because in this business, you can’t rely on anyone.

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I am thinking it might be time for local real estate boards and associations to go to the next level of involvement in municipal planning. Who knows a community better than a Realtor?

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This is your home, your castle! Should you be forced to endure these relentless and often inconvenient intrusions? I say no, and hereby offer the following solutions for different sales situations.

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As witnessed in the days of Vancouver’s double-digit market appreciation and currently in Toronto, bidding wars can pump neighbourhood prices overnight, leaving lenders' data in the dust.

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Lobster tails in white truffle mustard homemade mayo sauce. This is a perfect Sunday brunch. Or a great way to celebrate a special birthday, perhaps.