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All private businesses across Canada, including residential landlords and real estate brokerages, will be impacted by the latest changes to the Personal Information Protection and...

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I admit that I may be a bit ultra-sensitive. I can’t even watch somebody putting in a pair of contact lenses. I admire those of you who enjoy a good piercing now and then. I’ll pass, thanks. 

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As a member of CREA, you own the website that has, on average, 300,000 accurate Realtor listings at any given time. Not to mention the 264 million visits and the 2.6 million leads generated from Realtor.ca – at no additional cost – last year alone.

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Location, location, location is touted as the most important factor when determining the best place to invest. Like many maxims (such as “nice guys finish last”), it’s not entirely true. It’s nuanced.

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When the objection is that home staging costs too much, sellers need to consider the carrying cost of a house when it sits on the market for months on end, and the staging investment relative to the sale price.

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I was recently working on a transaction in which the other agent’s client was selling their property and, at the same time, experiencing the onset of dementia.

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What condo owners and tenants may not realize is that the right to use cannabis is not unrestricted. The legalization of marijuana does not give people free rein to smoke just anywhere they like.

Scene in the Northwest: Portrait of John Henry Lefroy, a painting by Paul Kane.

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The histories of Ontario Land Surveyors and Ontario Realtors took similar paths in the early 1920s. The history of the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors began in 1892.

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The outcome of the Competition Bureau’s case against the Toronto Real Estate Board has attracted significant media attention. The case, given its complexity, has been largely misunderstood.

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Ontario Realtors are saying enough. We want to see a strong enforcement regime that deters unethical behaviour, penalizes the bad seeds and kicks offenders out of the profession.