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Top 20 Real Estate Podcasts

Top 20 Real Estate Podcasts

This selection of podcasts for Real Estate professionals and rookies covers marketing, commercial real estate, interviews with industry veterans and accomplished investors and investing in general. The great thing about podcasts is that you can listen to them anywhere at anytime. Couldn't find your favourite show on the list? Let everyone know in the comments

Richard for CBC News: Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools

Richard for CBC News: Foreign home buyers love Toronto for the schools

Richard Silver, a Sotheby's realtor and past Toronto Real Estate Board president who works with foreign buyers, told Metro Morning host Matt Galloway that most of his foreign clients are coming to Toronto for educational and business opportunities, not just to park their money offshore, and that a foreign buyer tax would be a bad

Toronto Star Clarifies the Confusion Around Foreign Buyers

Toronto Star Clarifies the Confusion Around Foreign Buyers

The Toronto Real Estate Board says 4.9% of transactions involve foreign buyers. But some fear the number is low. As Toronto area housing prices have soared, so too has conjecture about the role of foreign property buyers in driving up the market. When the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released data on Tuesday showing only

Jim Burtnick: Toronto’s Real Estate Continues to be a Safe Investment

Jim Burtnick: Toronto’s Real Estate Continues to be a Safe Investment

For anyone expecting to see a downturn of Toronto’s housing market, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says 2017 won’t be the year. At a recent condo seminar held by the CMHC, the group laid forth it’s predictions for the upcoming year. Jim Burtnick, a member of Torontoism, broker and senior vice president at Sotheby's

International Real Estate: London Has a Tax Problem Too

International Real Estate: London Has a Tax Problem Too

From the United States to Great Britain, there is a lot of anxiety about the future and that kind of instability can have a strong impact on housing prices around the globe. While the situation South of the border is still too fresh to fully assess the situation, there is much talk of what will

Canadian real estate market predictions: Small is the new big

Canadian real estate market predictions: Small is the new big

The Government of Canada initiated the creation of the National Housing Strategy in order to provide affordable housing for all Canadians.  The project called "Let's Talk Housing" gives the opportunity to Canadians to express and share their ideas on how to improve the housing situation in the country. Richard Silver and Jim Burtnick were at

BREXIT: Good news, Canada!

BREXIT: Good news, Canada!

The unprecedented vote to separate UK from Europe has caught many investors flat-foot genuinely looking for an offshore place to park their money; and with BREXIT now inevitable, Canadian real estate fits the bill. Investment migration is nothing new Our broker and Senior Vice President-Sales Jim Burtnick opines that the move to Canadian shores needs not be

Global Perspectives: Torontoism Team Goes Global

Global Perspectives: Torontoism Team Goes Global

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it” is a beautiful quote by Margaret Fuller and numerous times we have published helpful articles on accessing global markets on Torontoism.com.  In the newest bi-monthly, Global Perspectives by National Association of Realtors, however, we are able to share our experience with a much broader