Setting a List Price in the New Normal

Setting a List Price in the New Normal

Question: How do you set a real estate list price when the current climate is so uncertain? Answer: By relying on technology. A recent REM Online article posed the question, “How will we price a home with all of these changes?” The article author pointed out that sellers who need…

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The Future of Real Estate Technology in the Post COVID-19 World

The Future of Real Estate Technology in the Post COVID-19 World

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot about our world, and we don’t yet know what the long-term fallout will be. However, one area where we have seen some of the most change is real estate technology. As public safety guidelines took hold, social distancing and remote work became the…

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Cottage Country Real Estate Trends

Cottage Country Real Estate Trends

Summer getaways are becoming much more in the wake of COVID-19. While some real estate business has taken a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic so far, one market is turning red-hot: cottage country real estate. Areas like Muskoka, Lake Huron, Haliburton, and more are seeing a surge in city-dwellers looking…

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Is Hyper-Local Specialization the Answer to Real Estate Recovery?

Is Hyper-Local Specialization the Answer to Real Estate Recovery?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, certain parts of the economy are beginning to re-open. However, even with re-opening, true economic recovery could take more time, particularly if a predicted second wave of COVID-19 comes to pass. For real estate sales professionals, the question becomes how to navigate this uncertainty and…

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Canadian Real Estate Professionals Giving Back During COVID-19

Canadian Real Estate Professionals Giving Back During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has come with its share of challenges and tragedies, but amid the sadness has been a ray of hope: the people coming together to help their communities get through. For Canadian real estate professionals, community is at the heart of what you do. So, it is no…

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Bank of Canada Interest Rate Holds at 0.25%: June 2020

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Holds at 0.25%: June 2020

The Bank of Canada interest rate is remaining at 0.25% for June 2020. On June 3, 2020, the Bank of Canada (BOC) announced they are maintaining the overnight rate of 0.25%, which came into effect on March 27, 2020. This was not a surprise as the BOC had called the…

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