Real Estate in the News

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This week’s top real estate news in Ontario and how your real estate business could be affected.

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GTA house goes for $400,000 over asking: ‘It was like a rock concert’
Despite its dated condition, the estate sale property, which sold on Monday for $1.1 million, attracted about 800 visitors over the course of three open houses — and 50 offers ...

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Financial guru: Mortgage rate increase threatens stability
With the Royal Bank of Canada’s announcement of mortgage rate hikes that are set to take place this Friday (January 8), a similar rise in interest from local banks might follow, according to a renowned consumer financial expert.

GTA Realtors® Report Record Year For TREB MLS® Home sales
The second best sales result on record for ...

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Lifestyle Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Clients

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Creating an environment of open communication with your clients is the only way to showcase your professionalism and demonstrate that you have their best interests at heart.

Many brokers tend to rush through the process and not ask the questions that will help to better understand the motivation of their client, and do them a disservice by not understanding what they need, what they expect and the best path to reach their goal.

At the beginning of the realtor-client relationship, in order ...

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Connecting Local Businesses With Clients To Increase Referrals

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The Key is Reciprocity
How to use the professional services you recommend to your clients and share relevant information through your marketing channels to increase your referral network.

How many times have you heard that “your real estate business lives or dies on the referrals you receive”?

This mantra is true and we all know it.

Use Technology to Keep in Contact
Technologies designed for real estate professionals (lead generators, CRMs, blogs, etc.,) all have one thing in common, to ...

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Are Realtors Being Sold “A Bill of Goods” About Millennial Home Buyers?

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Are millennials that much different a home buyer?

Every generation lives through, and inspires, change. While personal values may remain a constant across generations, the tools and information available to help make decisions changes with the times.

The mere access to information, generally speaking, does not make people smarter. They need to know which information sources to trust as they wind their way through life.

Millennials have lived their whole lives with technology at their fingertips, but does that make them more independent ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Our weekly wrapup of the important real estate news stories we’re following.

Canadian home sales slip further in January – crea.ca
CREA released news that January 2015’s month-over-month national home sales were down 3.1% from December 2014.

Online deposit system for real estate aims to eliminate paper cheques – remonline.com
An online deposit system is coming soon for home purchasers to easily transfer their purchase deposit to the broker’s trust account. ExactDeposit is ...

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