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  • Game on: 7 keys to increase productivity

    The key for busy brokers to unlock the productivity puzzle and progress in their business could come from a surprising source: game design. Motivational scientist Dr Jason Fox explains.

  • Housing market set for autumn boom

    Figures coming in from regional real estate boards suggest that September was a great start to the autumn season.

  • Realtors avoid the issue of fees

    The Toronto Real Estate Board is having a hard time in the press after hosting a campaign event for Doug Ford to allow him to promote his planned cut to the city’s land transfer tax to 15 per cent.

  • Vancouver commercial property set for large tax hikes

    Commercial property owners on Vancouver’s west side could be about to face some steep tax hikes due to recent assessments from BC Assessment.

  • Reality TV stars sentenced for fraud

    A U.S. District Judge has sentenced Teresa Giudice, star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," and her husband, Giuseppe Giudice, to 15 and 41 months in prison for mortgage fraud, respectively.

  • What can be done about unsustainable housing market growth?

    One industry leader believes Canada’s economic recovery – lead in large part by the housing market – has been unsustainable; and he is calling for action from the Bank of Canada.

  • This one major broker gripe may be futile

    A recent Bank of Canada announcement has dredged up an age-old debate but is it one that should finally be put to bed?

  • Trump your competition on Twitter

    Donald Trump may be one of the world’s most successful investors but Monday saw the outspoken business magnate mocked for an unsavoury slip up on Twitter. It’ll take more than a comedian’s controversial joke to dent Trump’s reputation but social media experts warn one too many wrong moves could spell disaster for smaller businesses.

  • 2014 is a “bullish breakout year” for Vancouver condo investments

    There’s another glowing endorsement of the Vancouver condo market, this time from father and son realtors David and Mark Goodman who call the year so far a “bullish breakout” in their latest report.

  • Calgary real estate market defies trend

    Normally the Calgary real estate market recedes when times are tough in the energy sector but things are different this time.