New Mortgage Rules – Are You Prepared for the Boom?

New mortgage rules are changing the Canadian real estate market. While it’s yet to be determined how much the market will change in response to the latest regulations, there is sure to be an impact. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions announced the new mortgage rules in October…

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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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Training Time – Real Estate Listings Road Map

So you just landed a new listing and it is time to open the file. So much to do and so little time. From due diligence, to creating, to promoting your new real estate listings – the more efficient you are, the more profitable you’ll be and the better service…

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Real Estate Sales Professional or Mortgage Agent?

Some think that the role of a real estate sales professional is merely to represent buyers and sellers buying homes. However, one very important aspect of this role is the financial aspect which is one that extends beyond helping a buyer find a home and negotiating the process or listing…

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New Real Estate Sales Efficiency: How to Do More Electronically

Coming into the real estate industry as a new real estate sales professional you would be remiss not to realize how competitive an industry you are entering and that efficiency is king. The beauty of being new to the industry is that you can bring fresh ideas to the table…

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The Diligent Open House

An open house is an invaluable opportunity to let your client’s home shine! There are things that you can do to ensure that your open house goes off without a hitch – on your side that is. In most cases though, prospective buyers will have their own real estate sales…

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Building Your Paperless Real Estate Plan

Building Your Paperless Real Estate Plan

The benefits of going paperless are vast, so why do so many struggle with implementing a plan to take the paperless journey? Taking the journey will not be possible without a roadmap or plan to get you from your starting point to your destination point. A large part of this…

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Should Real Estate Sales Professionals be Requesting Credit Reports?

Should Real Estate Sales Professionals be Requesting Credit Reports?

You work hard for your clients and unfortunately you don’t get paid until your deal closes – often from the seller’s equity. Also, if you are representing a buyer, your deal may also depend on your client’s ability to get a mortgage. These are two reasons why some real estate…

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