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  • Navigating Canada’s Housing Challenges: The Role of Immigration in Housing Supply

    Navigating Canada’s Housing Challenges: The Role of Immigration in Housing Supply

    In the delicate balance of supply and demand shaping Canada’s housing landscape, immigration is a significant factor influencing housing. Research from Loyalist Public Affairs inside TRREB’s 2024 Market Outlook and Year in Review Report highlights the current challenges and potential solutions. Need for Comprehensive Planning A recent report by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) paints a…

  • Do’s and Don’ts for Buying and Selling Cottages

    Do’s and Don’ts for Buying and Selling Cottages

    It’s that time of year when cottage owners start thinking about selling, and REALTORS® may have a client who is looking to buy a weekend getaway. In our latest podcast episode, TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host Jason Mercer sits down with real estate lawyer Richard Moran to unpack everything you need to know…

  • Examining the Social Impact of Housing Unaffordability

    Examining the Social Impact of Housing Unaffordability

    In the intricate web of societal challenges, housing unaffordability looms as a profound disruptor, silently eroding the well-being of individuals and communities alike. In TRREB’s 2024 Market Outlook and Year in Review report, the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA) shares their ground-breaking study Locked Out: The Social Value Cost of the GTA’s Housing Crisis. It provides an in-depth look…

  • Your Pathway to Success: Register Now for TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024!

    Your Pathway to Success: Register Now for TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024!

    Embark on an unforgettable journey at TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024, Canada’s largest real estate conference and trade show, on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16 at the Toronto Congress Centre. Join us for two days of inspiration, education, and networking. Take advantage of these valuable tools and resources to stay ahead of the curve and thrive in today’s dynamic real estate…

  • Navigating Tenanted Properties as a REALTOR®

    Navigating Tenanted Properties as a REALTOR®

    As a REALTOR®, it’s important understand how to navigate tenanted properties in a growing population and the current high interest rate environment because more and more households are turning to the rental market. Back by popular demand, Bita Di Lisi, licensed paralegal, joined TRREB’s latest Ready to Real Estate podcast episode with host TRREB Chief Market Analyst Jason…

  • Registration Now Open: TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024

    Registration Now Open: TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024

    The long wait is finally over! Registration is now open for TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024. PATHWAYS TO SUCCESSExplore exciting new opportunities and navigate the next steps on your real estate journey. TRREB REALTOR® QUEST allows you to tap into exclusive resources and gain access to world-class speakers. Immerse yourself in two days of inspiration, education, and networking on May…

  • What’s in Store for the 2024 Market Outlook – Find Out More

    What’s in Store for the 2024 Market Outlook – Find Out More

    Curious about what’s in store this year for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) real estate market? Wondering how shifting trends and economic factors might influence your buying or selling decisions?  On Thursday, February 8, nearly 700 TRREB Members, industry partners, the media and policymakers attended TRREB’s 2024 Market Outlook & Year in Review event to find out…

  • What’s Next for New and Resale Homes?

    What’s Next for New and Resale Homes?

    The traditionally busy spring season and lower interest rates are two factors that may drive up activity in the housing market. Our latest Ready to Real Estate podcast episode features two data experts: Ray Wong, Vice President of Data Operations at Altus Group, and Sean Simpson, Vice President of Ipsos Public Affairs. They will talk about what lies…

  • The REALTORS® Who Will Thrive in a ChatGPT Future

    The REALTORS® Who Will Thrive in a ChatGPT Future

    AI can interpret, forecast, and execute certain tasks much faster than a human can. For instance, it might forecast the number of transactions in a year, the areas in a particular market that will see the highest levels of growth, and even the selling price of properties. AI analysis is so swift, in part, because…

  • Exciting Opportunity: Be a Part of TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024

    Exciting Opportunity: Be a Part of TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2024

    TRREB REALTOR® QUEST 2023 was a resounding success with over 10,000 attendees, 20 dynamic speakers, and more than 200 industry-leading experts. We’re gearing up to do it all over again, but with even more in store. This year, we’re taking our attendees on a journey to discover Pathways to Success.Don’t miss this opportunity to differentiate your business and join in on…

  • Why Every REALTOR® Should Consider Podcasting

    Why Every REALTOR® Should Consider Podcasting

    Podcasts have been growing in popularity for about 15 years, and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic got even more people hooked on podcasts. One in four Canadians now listens to an average of five podcasts per week — a demographic too large for any REALTOR® keen on marketing to ignore.  Doug Downs is the President…

  • The Body Language that Builds Trust or Exposes Lies

    The Body Language that Builds Trust or Exposes Lies

    If you’re a REALTOR®, you know that showing empathy is critical to building a trusting relationship with clients or potential clients. Empathy isn’t only demonstrated in what you say, though. It is also demonstrated in what you do. To talk about how body language can help REALTORS® build trust with clients, Pamela Barnum, a non-verbal communication expert,…