Fri.Nov 27, 2020

7 Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays


Believe it or not, the holiday season can be a great time to sell your home. It’s true that the housing market typically heats up during the spring. However, the holiday season is often overlooked as a prime time to sell, especially this year. .

Toronto’s Real Estate Board Tells Brokers Stop Showing More Than 2 Years of Sold Data

Better Dwelling

Toronto’s golden age of real estate brokerage innovation is coming to an abrupt end. Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) sent a memo this week, on sold data. The board informed brokers they will only be allowed to show two years of data going forward.


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Finding a Home in a Low Inventory Market

American Lifestyle

The post Finding a Home in a Low Inventory Market appeared first on American Lifestyle Magazine. Buying & Selling Finance Finance Tips Financial Advice Home Advice Home Buying Home Loan Mortgage Real Estate Real Estate Agent Refinancing Seller Selling Suburban Zillow

Toronto and Vancouver Permanent Resident Declines Get Larger

Better Dwelling

Permanent resident growth, previously a large driver of real estate demand, is still largely absent these days. Government of Canada (GoC) data shows permanent resident arrivals are still down sharply in Q3 2020. Toronto and Vancouver are seeing declines get even larger, from previously big drops.


Get the Most Out of Yourself and Your Business

RIS Media

As this challenging and intense year comes to a close, many agents are looking to establish more of a balance in 2021. When you find a balance between all of your endeavors, you can achieve phenomenal success without burning out.

Is it better to refinance with your current lender?

The Morgtage Report

It's not always better to refinance with your current mortgage lender. In fact, there's a good chance another lender can offer you a lower rate. Here's why. Mortgage Rates Refinance Gina Pogol Housing Mortgage mortgage rates Rate Shopping Real Estate

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A Home Office Is More Important Than Ever!

Toronto Realty Blog

TorontoRealtyBlog. I moved into my first condo in 2005. 570 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom. Living room, no dining room setup (I was a bachelor – I ate at my IKEA coffee table every night for five years), and no home office. No desk to be found.

‘Home Alone’ Turns 30—How Has That House Held Up?

"Home Alone": 20th Century Fox; house: Wikipedia/Creative Commons With the holidays in full swing but COVID-19 keeping many of us at home, it’s a prime opportunity to binge-watch some holiday movies—and one must-watch is “Home Alone,” which turns 30 years old this year.

RealEdge Recap: October and November’s Podcast Episodes

RIS Media

In October, RISMedia launched RealEdge, a real estate-related podcast that highlights the industry’s most innovative and successful members, sharing best practices for obtaining a real estate edge.

Nearly Half of Americans Are Considering a Move During the Pandemic, but Why?

comzeal/Getty Images With the coronavirus pandemic likely to stretch into next year, many people are spending more time than ever before in their homes—but some are ready to find a new place altogether. Cue the U-Haul trucks.

Brokers: Power Your Marketing

RIS Media

How to Attract and Engage Leads Using Property Data. What: Brokers, now more than ever, having a differentiator in your business is essential in order to succeed.

Mortgage and refinance rates today, November 27, 2020

The Morgtage Report

Today’s mortgage and refinance rates Average mortgage rates inched lower on Wednesday, as we predicted. And conventional loans started out this morning at 3.063% (3.063% APR) for a 30-year, fixed-rate […]. Mortgage Rates Now

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10 COVID-19 Christmas Tree Ornaments To Top Off This Ridiculous Year

allanswart / Getty Images Combine Christmas with the coronavirus and what do you get? An array of hilarious COVID-themed ornaments for your holiday tree!


7 Excellent Appraisal Job Aids (Free for Members)


Here at McKissock, our Unlimited Learning Members enjoy 24/7 access to a wide array of online resources for real estate appraisers. These include appraisal job aids, checklists, classes, videos, whitepapers, recorded webinars, and more.

How To Do Holiday Lights Right

Brankospejs/iStock Holiday lights undoubtedly keep the season (and spirits) merry and bright through the beginning of the new year—it’s extra cheer we can all use right about now.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in November 2020

Sotheby's International Real Estate

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Orem, Utah | Kerry Oman , Summit Sotheby’s International Realty .

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Tips About Home Buying During the Holidays

Realty Biz

In the year of the coronavirus, the demand for homes remains at a record high and the amount of inventory at a record low. For active buyers, less competition from other buyers during the holidays could provide a small advantage.

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$35M Oceanfront Estate in Palm Beach Is Most Expensive New Listing This holiday season, how about some Black Friday shopping for luxury mansions? We’ll give you a head start: an oceanfront estate perfect for family get-togethers on the balmy seaside of Palm Beach. Listed for $35 million, it’s this week’s most expensive new listing on®.

More people want fences, despite rising costs

Realty Biz

Homeowners are apparently seeking more security and privacy in their homes, and that has sparked a big jump in demand for fences.

3 Important Things To Consider When Buying a Home [Video]

Mandrona Group

Jason Fox Discusses 3 Things To Think About When Buying a Home Jason Fox of The Madrona Group. Read More. Buyer Presentation Home Buyer Real Estate Blog Videos


How smart tech can help reimagine homeowners’ home offices


Home office as becoming a must-have in today's environment. So, this week, John Clancy digs into the trend, discussing the upgrades and new technology homeowners should invest in for a more seamless at-home working experience.

REAL Trending Special Edition: Technology

Real Trends

What's the future in tech mergers and acquisitions? Tom offers insight into what the real estate technology industry's future looks like in light of COVID-19. He'll talk about brokerage tech trends, M&A, and more in this edition of the REAL Trending podcast with Tracey Velt.

Real Grader helps keep agents’ online reputation on track


Multifaceted technology service Real Grader helps agents market and manage their digital footprint with tools for social media, contact sharing and profile monitoring.

How to Buy a Christmas Tree in 19th Century Brooklyn


Editors note: This post originally ran in 2016 and has been updated. You can read the previous post here.


The best deals for the best in the industry


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Why is building trust with clients essential and how can the right insurance help?

Realty Biz

One of the most important markets to the US economy is real estate. The sector was reported to have hit a net worth of over $30trn this year to date, which shows how key it is to the nation’s financial health.

The Real Word: Verify your sources always


Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss why agents need to verify their sources, how to update a home and holiday emails.

6 Big Property Opportunities for 2021

Realty Biz

2020 has been a tumultuous year, and this has significantly affected the real estate market. With 2021 fast approaching, the housing market remains in a tricky situation because of the massive unemployment and shelter-in-place orders due to the effects of COVID-19.

Inquiring Important Questions About Investing In Property

Agent Drive

Many times people plan to buy a property to gain more investment but the process doesn’t complete as it should be. Several reasons are the cause of problems when buying an investment property. These tips have been brought to you by Rent To Buy Homes Perth WA.

Zillow: Remote work could help more Blacks become homeowners

Realty Biz

The rapid rise in pandemic-driven remote work could make homeownership more attainable for black renters compared to other renters, based on factors including income, the makeup of local industries, geography and more, a new Zillow analysis has found.