Property Sales History Key to Identifying Potential Real Estate Fraud

Property Sales History Key to Identifying Potential Real Estate Fraud

Real estate fraud costs the industry more and more each year. A recent article in the Globe and Mail revealed that Equifax found that the number of mortgage applications flagged as potentially fraudulent has risen 52% since 2013 in Canada – that’s a major concern for all real estate sales…

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Cutting Your Expense Budget – 3 Ways You Can Do More with Less

Cutting Your Expense Budget – 3 Ways You Can Do More with Less

We often blog about ways to know more about a deal you’re working on, being more efficient and cross-purposing your research tools to market new business – but how about cutting expenses? We dedicate this week’s blog to looking at how you can reduce costs and expenses related to your…

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Representing the Seller? Everyone May Be Relying on You!

Different types of properties mean a different closing process and the difference between representing a buyer and a seller means different responsibilities when representing the client. Representing the seller is especially onerous because everything originates with you. The pressure is on… In most deals, everything rides on the accuracy of…

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One Question that Every Prospective Seller Wants the Answer to

We think it’s pretty universal; there is one question, the main question, that every single homeowner would love the answer to: what is the value of their home? The answer to this question could literally be the determining factor in the homeowners’ decision to sell or stay in their home….

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Digging Deeper – The Evolution of the Due Diligence Search

Sometimes basic due diligence can uncover things on a real estate deal that would otherwise open a can of worms and trigger a chain of actions that can become a major pain! Unfortunately, in real estate, from people who don’t accurately recount their information to out and out fraudsters, due…

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The Real Estate Sales Professionals Credit Report

Mortgage agents and brokers in Ontario heavily rely on the Equifax Credit Report to assess the credit worthiness and serviceability of an applicant. Really, if you think about this, a real estate sales professional could put together, based on the tools that they have in front of them, a veritable…

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