Listing Not Correct

Listing Not Correct

I recently was in a situation where my clients were given the wrong information about the condo that they were going to buy. The promise to purchase was agreed upon and we were just waiting to meet at the notary for the closing. When my clients went to their...
No realtor fee in Montreal

No realtor fee in Montreal

No realty fee in Montreal? I say now, why would you want that? If someone can’t even negotiate their own worth, how do you think they are going to stand up and have the power to negotiate your deal and leave money on the table? Hmmm, that is something to ponder....
Glossary

Glossary

Amortization: The period of time, often a maximum of 25 years, required to reduce the mortgage debt to zero when all regular blended payments are made on time and provided the terms (payment and interest rate) remain the same. Appraisal: A process for estimating the...
Getting the Best Service

Getting the Best Service

If you are planning to purchase a home, you will be faced with many decisions. What comes first buying the next home or selling your present home? What is your price range? What will be the location, size and style of your next home? Before getting the answers to...
Am I Really Saving Money?

Am I Really Saving Money?

If you decide to not work with an agent, are you really saving money? 1. The vendor has already signed an agreement with the broker for a predetermined fee. This fee is paid by the vendor not the buyer (you). 2. If you do not have an agent working with you, the...
Professional Liability Insurance

Professional Liability Insurance

Professional liability insurance offers additional protection to consumers who are victims of a fault, error, negligence or omission on the part of the broker or agent in the course of his professional activities. The insurance coverage is at least $100,000 per claim,...
Discipline Committee

Discipline Committee

Any broker or agent who does not act in accordance with the Act and the regulations governing the profession could be summoned to appear before the Association’s Discipline Committee, which has the authority to impose fines, suspend violators or even revoke their...