Saskatchewan is on the cusp of amalgamating three of its real estate boards, and if successful, it will provide its members with superior services, says the chair of the Rationalization Taskforce, Kevin Wouters.
Lasting over five decades, Stan Albert has seen markets rise and fall, but what sets him apart is the hawk eye he’s developed for every facet of sales – from houses and neighbourhoods to the agents themselves.
The issue of permitting virtual office websites (VOWs) to publicly display sold data – a property’s purchase history – is still before the courts. Just what would VOWs do with the disputed data if it was made public?
Sometimes it’s better to be a big fish in a small pond. Just ask Orvil Cairns. Asked how he has managed to garner such a high volume of work relative to his small town's population, his answer is twofold.
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