REM has reported on major real estate industry stories during the last 30 years. But the entity that has had the most coverage in REM and touched on many of the big issues has been the federal Competition Bureau
The Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OACIQ) is urging the government to adopt Bill 141 "to better protect members of the public in their real estate or mortgage transactions".
Ah, the dreaded cold call. Dialling a phone number to speak to someone you’ve never spoken to before doesn’t rank very high on most salespeople’s list of favourite things to do. But, do you want the business or not?
I’ll opine here that as the market evolves into more balanced or buyer-favoured conditions, FSBOs may once again fall further into fringe territory. Why do most fail? Think about the term “private sale”; it’s private.
As part of an online campaign, CREA is looking for unhappy FSBOs. Or in other words, people in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) who had a bad experience while trying to buy or sell their homes without a Realtor.
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