In the light of the recent events in BC, Richard was approached by Wayne Karl of the Yellow Pages Next Home, to share his thoughts on the situation.
What worries me most is when the government gets involved in a market place. This seems like a cash grab for the Government of B.C. that will please some but also seems to hide a discrimination.
the Torontoism Team has been busy with sales as well as meetings, courses and even some good old family time. Tracy and family visited Mt. Tremblant, Sherille and family are planning on some travels south, Tania and hubby just got back from Hungary, Jim and Eden are busy making plans for later in the summer.
The real estate agents of the Torontoism team come from different backgrounds and bring worldwide expertise and experience to the table. Think of us as your local "international" experts.
On June 7th, real estate professionals from Canada and the US gathered in Vancouver to discuss Asia’s impact on Canadian real estate.
The only thing that could change the flow of our present marketplace would be fear of or involvement of government.
Let’s have a closer look at why Evernote is central to The Torontoism team's day-to-day activities.
Richard, Tracy and Jim share their thoughts on working with Asian buyers.
Our statistics in Toronto and Vancouver have to be reassessed in terms of population growth to fully understand the real estate market in these cities.
“I welcome change,” says Richard. “In fact, the only constant in our real estate business is change.”
We all have our Sotheby’s International Realty moments, but we know and really believe, that our best Sotheby’s moments are yet to come.
First things first, if you're going to do this, you need to commit to retooling your business and your mindset.
TREB Stats are again showing increases over the year before, but I can tell you on a personal note that our team and office have never been as busy. It seems that houses are flying off the shelves with multiple offers.
Some industries are still too traditional to switch to the telecommuting system, but we're getting there. However, working from home comes both with pros and cons. Here they are, according to the Torontoism Team.
Things are changing in China. We’re about a quarter-way through 2016, and already trends are beginning to emerge in the real estate market of the world’s second largest economy.
Change as they say is inevitable, and we have regrouped and shuffled under the Torontoism umbrella. As part of our growth strategy, we are pleased that Jim Burtnick and Eden Feldman have joined the Torontoism Team.
Here's the thing. It's not the foreign money driving home prices up and pushing younger nationals out of the Canadian real estate market. That's not quite the entire story.
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A few years ago I noticed that more and more of the business enacted in our marketplace was from new immigrants or investors from offshore, mainly mainland China. Not wanting to be left out, I decided to actively engage in the Asian market and commit to it.
I think it is time that the Toronto Real Estate Board started to temper these numbers with the increase in population. Yes, the monthly figures are higher than last year, but so is the net population.