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.

Foreign ownership of condos down in big cities: CMHC
A report by CMHC says foreign ownership of condominiums in some of Canada’s largest cities has moved lower compared with last year. Foreign ownership was the highest in Vancouver and Toronto at 2.2 per cent and 2.3 per cent, respectively. However, that was down from 3.5 per cent in Vancouver and 3.3 per ...

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The Transformation of Real Estate Sales Professionals

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Real estate sales is a career like no other. The real potential for income and success rely on your attitude and perseverance.

The steps you must take to move your career through the stages of novice to knowledgeable, although rather straightforward, are full of traps that can frustrate even the most hardened salesperson.

Once you become a licensed real estate salesperson you begin with networking, letting family and friends know that you’re now a real estate professional, ready to jump through ...

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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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Build a Routine to Guide Your Success

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No one is going to argue that being a realtor isn’t a 24/7 career choice. You have to be available day and night for your clients, you spend time networking at breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Even weekend community events are on the schedule to help you stay relevant in your community and keep your face in front of people.

Real estate people tend to be great jogglers and re-schedulers to make the most of their time and sales efforts. But you ...

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The Three Rs of the Real Estate Business

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Are you an effective time manager? How about having the ability of using the tools at your disposal to their best effectiveness? Can you determine that your efforts are not being wasted, that your ROI is meeting your expectations?

Setting your goals, implementing the strategies and tracking results is of the utmost importance for your real estate business.

Real estate professionals have an ever growing arsenal of marketing tools and strategies to implement. But they can quickly become nothing more than a ...

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