April 5, 2017
In our consumer research, we often ask one particular question: if you’re unhappy with the service you are receiving from your licensee, do you think you can fire them and sign up with another licensee? Nine times out of 10, the answer we hear is a resounding yes.
We’re here to explain that it isn’t quite that simple.
March 30, 2017
This year, we have four candidates for election to our Board of Directors. Meet the candidates by reading their bios below.
Note that this year, videos are posted in place of speeches at the AGM. Scroll down to the individual candidates to view their videos, or head to our YouTube page.
March 17, 2017
Becoming a first time home owner is the result of making one of the largest financial transactions in your life and embarking on the exciting, though sometimes stressful and intimidating process of finding the right home for you. As a first-time home buyer, instead of simply hoping to stumble upon your very own pot of gold, it is best to prepare yourself as much as possible for this new chapter in your life.
March 13, 2017
Licensees know that selling property can be stressful on homeowners. After all, they are not just selling their property, but their home. Situations where there are short deadlines or competing offers may add stress to the matter, but it is crucial that the licensee continues to cross their t’s and dot their i’s.
What happens if you are representing a seller and you receive an offer on their property that is incorrectly completed?
March 3, 2017
There are times when a seller may ask to co-list a property with another brokerage. This could be in hopes of greater exposure, or for assurance that they will have support should they want to work with a smaller brokerage who may not have the means to cover when licensees are out of town.
When co-listing a property, there are small but important differences to the paperwork requirements. Those requirements depend on which brokerages are co-listing the property and what their agency models are.