Wake up and deal with the real reasons you’re in debt

Wake up and deal with the real reasons you’re in debt

Despite warnings from financial educators and the Canadian government, consumer debt continues to be a serious crisis for Canadians. It is contributing to empty wallets, increased insolvency rates and higher levels of anxiety and depression. It’s tempting to write this article on how to tactically get out of debt — consolidation at a lower rate […]

Real estate listing contract and service agreement different: Ask Joe

Real estate listing contract and service agreement different: Ask Joe

I think I’ve found the right salesperson to sell my home. What’s the next step in the process? That’s good news. Ideally, you have discussed your service expectations and checked your salesperson on RECO’s free online registrant directory to confirm that they are in good standing. The next step is to sign a listing agreement […]

Checklist for buying a cottage should be longer than all other real estate purchases: Ask Joe

Checklist for buying a cottage should be longer than all other real estate purchases: Ask Joe

My family is interested in buying a cottage. Are there any special considerations we should know about before getting started? The short answer to your question is yes — purchasing a vacation property sometimes involves unfamiliar issues. I strongly recommend working with a real estate salesperson who has experience in dealing with recreational properties. They […]

Real estate industry poised for a tech disruption in 2019

Real estate industry poised for a tech disruption in 2019

Real estate agent Shawn Zigelstein remembers a time, just a few years ago, when a printer, scanner and fax machine were the most important tools of his trade. Now, those gadgets are nearly obsolete. Real estate agent at Royal LePage Shawn Zigelstein poses for a photograph at his office in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Monday, […]

Toronto real estate agent reveals new details in killings of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

Toronto real estate agent reveals new details in killings of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

As the lawyer leading a team of private investigators looking into the murders of Honey and Barry Sherman gets set to announce new efforts to catch the couple’s killers today, a Toronto real estate agent is revealing new details about finding the couple’s bodies last December. The agent was touring the Sherman’s mansion with wealthy Chinese clients when they came […]

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues TORONTO, October 19, 2018 — With municipal elections only days away, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released recommendations on what newly elected councillors, […]

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