Real Estate in the News

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Real estate news stories that we’ve been following this week.

Canada’s economy shrank 0.1% in April, Statistics Canada says
Canada’s economy has contracted every month this year, Stats Canada reports. The oil and gas sector contributed to the decrease. Also read “Recession Threat Looms As Canada’s Economy Shrinks For 4th Month In A Row“.

Ontario Allows Real estate Documents To Be Signed Electronically
Effective July 1, 2015 the law of the land has changed to allow ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Real estate news stories that we’ve been following this week.

Risks To Canada’s Economy Are On The Rise, Bank Of Canada Warns
House price growth continues to outpace income growth and that could be the fuse that leads to a house pricing correction says the Bank of Canada, but we are on a better economic footing to absorb economic shocks. Also read “Should Stephen Poloz be more worried about the Canadian economy?

Toronto condo construction heating ...

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The Closing of Zoocasa: A Lesson Learned

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A real estate service (brokerage) as an online platform lacks the one key ingredient that it needs to gain traction, increase revenue and build a profitable business – personalized customer service. By not focussing on the relationship building aspect of the business, and relying on a discount and incentive structure to attract buyer and seller clients, Zoocasa created a “one-off” model of trying to build their business based on the individual transaction and one-time client and not the comfortable and ...

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