Region-specific regulations debated
It’s a tale of two Canadas that brokers are all too familiar with and, following the Bank of Canada’s housing forecast, brokers are reiterating calls for regional regulations.
Is your network up to par when it comes to tech?
CMP’s annual Superbrokers issue – which gives each of the large networks a chance to boast about their offerings and plans for the future – comes out next month. But we want to know before then how well they address technology needs.
How healthy is your business?
A seven-step checklist for small business survival.
Vancouver residents want tax on empty homes
A new poll shows that residents of Vancouver would be in favour of taxes on empty homes in their city.
Canada’s homes are getting greener
More Canadians are seeking out homes that have been built with the environment in mind.
Should your pet pay rent?
We love our pets and renters are sometimes forced to forego their choice of rental property because landlords don’t allow pets, but would you be prepared to pay monthly rent for your pooch or kitty?
Realtor left red faced by TV pranksters
A real estate agent in the UK thought they had found a great way to get potential clients to stop and browse their window but the promotional idea turned into an embarrassment.
Broker calls for level playing field
After reading about a perceived double standard in the mortgage industry, one industry player has called for more oversight for one particular group of professionals.
Will you make more sales if you upgrade your car?
While a sleek Mercedes and a gold watch were once the hallmarks of a successful real estate agent, some experienced agents think that flashy image is doing damage to the reputation of the entire profession. How do brokers compare?
Mastering persuasion: the five approaches
Decision-makers can be divided into five categories, requiring different methods of persuasion.