Guest Columns

Guest Columns

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Richard Robbins talks about the real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area and outlines what you have to do to maintain your share of sales.

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We aren’t Realtors (that’s why we’ve hired you), so we don’t always understand the process of buying or selling a home. We need you to explain what’s going on.

Where are the fences, decks and landscaping?

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It all sounds so easy. First you follow the roadside signs to a homebuilder’s trailer and sign an offer to buy. Then resell the house and take the profits! But sometimes unexpected wrinkles pop up.

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What would it take to get the underperformers, the struggling or non-starters, to sit down with a certified staging professional and have a serious conversation about how staging will improve their business?

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In recent years, disruptive forces have transformed how we think about entire industries. The workspace revolution is coming. Smart businesses are planning for it now.

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For the GPS to take you where you want to go, it simply needs to know your current location and where you want to go. Once you clarify and remain focused on your vision, the exact steps will keep appearing.

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While it’s always the role of the real estate agent to help clients navigate the market’s nuances, solid guidance is needed more than ever this home buying season.

Vancouver

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Placing limits and additional restrictions on Realtors is like shooting the piano player because you don’t like the tune. The problem of affordability is much more complex and deep than any of us realize.

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How many transactions did the average Toronto Realtor do in 2017? Search Google all you want – you will never find the answer to that question. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) doesn’t make this available.

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One of the first pieces of advice that I received from the pros after getting into this business was this: Don’t ever let the buyers and sellers talk to one another, especially when working a double-ender, until after the deal has closed.