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.
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.
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.
Control the listing, control the market. This concept is an industry fundamental. Collaboration, communication and accountability are vital in supporting your efforts to increase your double-sided business.
Ontario Real Estate Association president Ettore Cardarelli says, “We need your feedback on these proposals because it will determine which ideas OREA takes to the government to improve our industry as a whole.”
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