• Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 13 September 2018

Making recent news is a Brokerage who is suing for commission from a Seller on a deal that did not close. Agents work on commission but that does not mean that they work for free. For Sellers, when you sign a listing agreement it states that you owe a commission on the successful completion of your sale. What happens if the Seller accepts an offer and the sale does not complete and close?

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 09 August 2018

Amendments to offers are a crucial part of the bargaining process. Many agents attempt to use an amendment as a substitute for waiving a condition, usually in favour of the buyer

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 31 July 2018

One of the most misunderstood issues in real estate is the deposit. The primary problem is our own real estate forms.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 25 May 2018

Dealing with multiple offers can create additional stress and paperwork, for not only the buyers, but the agents as well. Those people who are not successful have to start the search process all over again. And for the buyer who has won, they often wonder if there were other offers besides theirs. That's why with every offer today, the listing agent asks for form 801.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 06 December 2017

When doing an offer, the main focus is usually about what conditions to include, that's important. But sometimes you cannot get an offer accepted with conditions. Not just in a multiple offer scenario, but at times when a seller wants a quick sale and wants the buyer to take the property 'as is'

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 30 November 2017

I get more calls asking for "Who is your best agent?" from potential clients, looking for someone to help them and from other agents wanting to refer a client to an agent. Unfortunately, there's no such thing as a "best" agent.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 04 October 2017

The biggest concern among agents is, the Government thinking about eliminating the double-ending of sales in real estate. Double-ending occurs when the same agent lists and then sells the property to a buyer. On the surface, it seems to make sense, but in reality, it does not work.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 11 May 2016

Many of you already know that the Courts found in favour of the Competition Bureau in a limited fashion against TREB. What does the Competition Bureau ruling mean for the public and for Realtors? The simple answer is not much! Let me explain.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 04 May 2016

Part Time Real Estate Agents, they exist in our industry but how do we define them?

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 20 April 2016

The worst statistic most often quoted in Real Estate is the average sale price. Did you know that the average sale price of an area can change when there are no actual changes in prices of any real estate? This is because the mix of sales always changes over time.

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