Are you a diversifier?
Market share is shrinking and, in many cases, so are commissions. The craftiest brokers are adding complementary revenue streams through various diversified models – are you one of them? Let us know and you could be featured in our upcoming Diversifiers issue.
Condo sales grew in 2014, but is it sustainable?
Condo sales in Canada’s major cities – and the three metropolitans that CREA reports on – were way up in the full year 2014. And, despite sinking oil prices and uncertainty surrounding mortgage rates, analysts and agents alike say this year will hold more of the same.
Demand for Toronto condos stays strong
The demand for condominiums in the Greater Toronto Area stayed strong at the end of last year according to the president of the local real estate board.
Non-residential building investment increased in the fourth quarter
Investment in non-residential building construction reached $12.9 billion in the fourth quarter, up 0.3 per cent from the previous quarter.
Alberta sales tax would trigger compensation
The Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has not ruled out using sales tax as a way to plug the gap from falling oil revenues in the province.
Getting creative with financing
One industry professional shared his insight into attaining financing for a type of property that many traditional lenders are shying away from.
December sales up over last year, no thanks to Calgary
December turned out to be an active month compared to the same month in 2013, as sales activity stood 7.9 per cent higher, according to stats released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association.
FSCO continues to crack down on unlicensed individuals
One financial services commission has issued a statement warning consumers about an unlicensed individual soliciting mortgages in a major real estate market.
10 workplace trends to expect in 2015
The way we work is changing, and workplaces are changing with it. Experts have predicted the following trends to emerge or continue throughout 2015.
Home prices gain but at lowest rate for 20 months
The growth in house prices slowed last month according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.