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How to Create an Effective Website for Your Real Estate Business

A website is a portal for generating leads and converting them into clients

A website is a digital door that leads customers to your business. Aside from being a vital marketing tool, having a credible online presence makes it easy for clients to find your products or services.

Pandemic disrupts the Canadian housing market

Unusual “pandemic economics” present troubling trends on home ownership and housing affordability

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted Canada’s housing market in unexpected ways, says a report by RBC Economics.

Tips on social media posting for real estate agents

Real estate business has gone social

Realtors who have previously relied on traditional marketing techniques, including cold calling, distributing pamphlets and knocking on doors, now have a wider array of marketing tools at their disposal to promote their business.

Toronto condo sales and prices rose in Q3, but rental prices fell

Condominium apartment sales saw a 10.5% spike; average selling price gained 8.3% year-over-year

The condominium market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) continues to show strength despite the pandemic as both sales and prices rose in the third quarter.

Warehouses, multi-family residences and medical office space are the best bets, report says

Pandemic hastens pace of change and throws up new opportunities in the real estate industry

A report on emerging trends in North America’s real estate industry has identified warehousing, multi-family residential and medical office space as the best bets going into 2021.

Canadian home sales, prices set new record in September

Canadian home sales and the average home price set another monthly record in September, according to the latest figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).

Economists unfazed by 20% drop in Canada’s housing starts in September

Silhouette of home construction slows with decline in Canada’s housing starts in September

Homebuilding activities in Canada remain strong despite falling 20% from August, economists said.

Avoid in-person open houses during pandemic's second wave, realtors told

Open the door to a house with a key for real estate showings in pandemicThe Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) is calling on realtors to avoid in-person open houses during the pandemic’s second wave.

Ontario allows realtors to form personal real estate corporations

Real estate professionals in Ontario can now operate their business through a personal real estate corporation (PREC).

Toronto home sales set new record in September

Home sales in Toronto city set new record in September 2020Home sales in Toronto hit a new high, rising 42% in September compared to the same month last year.

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) says 11,083 homes were sold in September. Strong demand for low-rise homes also drove up the average selling price of all home types for the month to $960,772, up by 14% year-over-year.

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