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As a manager, I have seen too many deals fall through because of home inspections. Here is how home inspection conditions should be handled.

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Homebuyers know what they want, and they’ve done their research. So, what will make your listing stand out from the crowd?

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With the REM monthly column I’ve long outlived my own real estate career (11 years), and I’m still finding things I can write about that I hope currently active Realtors can relate to and will hopefully give them a chuckle.

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Now, some of this advice may not be timely during our current pandemic of fear. But it soon will be as this social madness reaches its inevitable conclusion, as it has always done in the past.

Boston, MA, USA - November, 11, 2016. Protester holds sign at Anti-Trump Love Rally Boston Common (iStock.com/HABesen)

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There is no way for us to know how future historians will look back on these dramatic and tumultuous times we find ourselves living in. We should know, by now, that they won’t be kind.

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Under the new rules, real estate professionals are now able to incorporate and be paid through Personal Real Estate Corporations (PRECs), like so many other professionals in our province.

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My partner and I invested just under $1 million to purchase a beautiful ranch-style bungalow that we converted into long-term affordable "home share" housing for seniors in Peterborough, Ont.

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There is an alarming trend that is quite rampant in the Toronto area. Buyers are submitting offers, often in multiple offer situations, and then not showing up with the deposit cheque.

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The strength of the Canadian real estate market has continued to prove itself time and time again during the pandemic. So why all the fear mongering by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC)?

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Serve this very special mash alongside braised brisket or my oxtail ragout from the 1970s. (potato dumplings; cheese coins)