In: Real Estate Tips27 Sep 2012
You can’t terminate a listing agreement with a real estate agent without their consent. However if you are unhappy with your realtor’s performance, you might want to try contacting their brokerage and discussing the problem. If they do agree to cancel the listing agreement get it in writing.
In: Real Estate News19 Jul 2011
There is a lot of discussion these days about home affordability, record high prices, asian buyers, sellers market, and multiple offers. Real estate, especially in Toronto, has always made headlines in the newspapers and on TV. But now as the average price for a detached home in Vancouver has eclipsed $1,000,000, and in Toronto $700,000, [...]
Welcome to the Spring/Summer of 2011, where multiple offers on homes are the norm, 105% and higher above asking price is not uncommon, and mortgage rate fluctuations of 0.35% can happen overnight. In my 11 years in this industry I have not seen this particular set of circumstances all occurring at once and to the [...]
In: Real Estate News21 Jan 2011
North York is a great place to live! Close to highways (401, 400, 404) and located along the Yonge Subway line, North York has always had a great demand for real estate. On the Toronto Real Estate Board, North York is comprised of areas C6, C7, C14 and C15. 2010 was a great year for [...]
There are certainly some advantages and disadvantages to becoming a real estate agent. Being a real estate agent generally means that you are working for yourself (although you must belong to a brokerage), which means that you don’t really have a boss or set hours. However, the majority of real estate agents in Ontario work [...]
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