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Working with a REALTOR®

When working with a REALTOR® it is important to understand who the REALTOR® works for. To whom is the REALTOR® legally obligated? Multiple Representation What is Multiple Representation? Multiple Representation is when one agent acts for two or more parties to the same transaction. However, to better understand Multiple Representation, we must first understand the relationship ...

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How to Choose One Business Over Another

What makes one business better than another when you are buying a business?  Some of the considerations are obvious. Others are not.  As you explore the business landscape, keep in view these 12 markers for choosing a business. 1. Location Is the location of the business convenient?  Is it close to your home?  Is ...

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31 Reasons, Your Realtors® are Worth His / Her Salary

REASON # 1 The numbers are In. Statistics from the National Association of Realtors® prove that homes listed with a licensed full-time agent sell for approximately 26% more than those sold “For Sale By Owner”, even after the commission. Why? Mainly because active agents know the market and what a ...

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Real Estate – More Than Just Sales

Members of the public seem to think that all I do is sell property. While that is part of my work, the amount of time I spend selling represents just 20 per cent of my job activities. The role of the REALTOR®, in my view, is not so much a ...

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Can REALTORS®—or Clients—Secretly Record Potential Buyers?

Smile! You’re being secretly recorded. Oh, the joys of privacy law! With more twists and turns than an Agatha Christie novel, it truly is the gift that keeps on giving… if you’re a privacy lawyer. For normal people, maybe not so much. Perhaps it’s because of the warmer weather that’s ...

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Rent Relief Requests and Other Commercial Real Estate Tenant/Landlord Issues

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt public health and economic activities across the globe. While the full effects of the virus remain to be seen, we need to be prepared for what could be a challenging time. Relationships between tenants and landlords will be disrupted as millions of people shelter ...

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Do You Really Need a Real Estate Lawyer?

I’m savvy in real estate. I’ve bought and sold three properties over the past six years and know what I’m doing. Do I really need a lawyer? Regardless of how comfortable or how many properties a person has purchased or sold, each transaction is unique and should be approached as ...

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The Buyer Representation Agreement

Guaranteeing You the Very Best in Real Estate Service When it comes to just about every kind of contract, signing on the dotted line makes us all a little bit nervous. When selling a home, most people are aware they sign a Listing Agreement with a REALTOR®. There is, however, ...

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The Multiple Listing Service® And Your REALTOR®

Like other professionals, a REALTOR® is as good as the information at his or her disposal. The Multiple Listing Service® is a co-operative system used by REALTOR® Members of Canada’s real estate boards. It is different than the consumer websites realtor.ca and listings.trebhome.com, which offer a brief description of most ...

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Six Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies for 2021

Investment strategies for 2021 range from selling overpriced industrial assets to taking a full accounting of the top Commercial Real Estate risks. With the holiday weekend behind us, it is not too soon to look at what will be the top investment strategies for next year. They include: Sell Overpriced ...

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