Guest Columns

Guest Columns

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In condominium market terms, an assignment is an advance option or a right to purchase a condo unit when it eventually comes onstream. Transactions are neither regulated nor recorded on MLS.

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There is a powerful, compelling answer to solving the pandemic affordable housing crisis, complete with a huge financial pool, if the government would only take steps to unlock it.

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Even though statistics show that as many as 80 per cent of new real estate sales representatives leave the industry within two years, those who stick it out can be in it for decades.

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Intelligent people read all the time. Become an intelligent Realtor. Prospects will recognize you for your newly acquired and ongoing intelligence. Avoid the trap of Realtor apathy.

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While passing a law to ban double ending deals may make for a great sound bite for the government, it will not solve the core issue and will only serve to hurt consumer rights.

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The renewal of the Ontario’s new home warranty program will take some time to implement, so in the interim, your clients who bought newly built homes should continue to submit warranty claims.

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How many times have you, as a Realtor, been asked the question, “How much is your commission?” How you answer this question is important and may set the stage for how future conversations around commissions go.

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The tenants filed the same complaints with their new property manager but had no better luck. According to the tenants, the landlord’s response was that they could do nothing to resolve the issue.

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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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Ontario recently took a step in making agent incorporation available to Realtors in that province. It is a hot button issue that has been getting even hotter on social media in the last month.