5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know Before Selecting A Selling Agent

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Who will you trust to sell your largest asset? If you want something done right, do it yourself" applies to many situations, but selling your home is not one of them. Follow our 5 tips for choosing the right selling agent for your home!


Sutton Quantum Celebrates 25th Anniversary!

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Sutton Quantum brokerage celebrating 25 years of service excellence in your community. Read more about our real estate brokerage and our two office locations, here to serve you.


Tina Gardin Q&A with OMDREB

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Broker of Record/Owner of Sutton Quantum, Tina Gardin, shares her thoughts, experience, and insights into the real estate business with OMDREB


Sutton Fort McMurray Fundraiser

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We personally want to thank all the Sutton REALTORS® who joined in on the #SuttonWildfireRelief campaign in support of our Fort McMurray colleagues and neighbours. Fort McMurray residents are now gearing up for phase 1 of the re-entry plan, scheduled to start on June 1st.


We're looking for an inhouse Home Stager!

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Exclusive downtown Oakville branch looking for inhouse home stager...


The Top 3 Reasons New Real Estate Salespeople Fail to Thrive

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Embarking on a new career in Real Estate can be an exciting and terrifying experience. To begin with, there are no guarantees of revenue streams or salaries to cushion the initial few months. By avoiding these basic pitfalls, you can enhance your chances of a successful, full time practice....


The 8 "Essential" Tips for Success in Real Estate Sales

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In one of my recent training groups, a newly licensed salesperson asked me to describe the top 3 or 4 key strategies to success in real estate sales. I reflected on this question over the holidays and came up with my top 20 tips which...


Is it time for Realtors to ask for listing retainers?

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There are many misnomers around the process of selling a home and the role that the Realtor plays in the process. One of the most misunderstood elements of the process is the MLS system. Realtors and consumers are often surprised when they discover that typically 3/4 of the listings on MLS at any one time do not sell. This becomes a very interesting fact when you consider the...


Is incorporation right for the Realtors of Ontario?

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There has been a lot of discussion and I have had many questions as of late as to the merit of individuals in the real estate industry incorporating themselves. While this may be a consideration for a few, there are many reasons that incorporation may not be appropriate for all. It is important to have a needs assessment of the individual's current practice in order to fully evaluate the net benefit of incorporation. In Ontario, individual registrants are not...


Do you still need a Realtor now that MLS is open?

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In recent years, the Competition Bureau climbed over the Oligopolies and Monopolies and, with rabid determination, waged battle with the Real Estate industry to ensure that the consumer had adequate service options and that Realtors had various levels of representation options across the country. I have to say that as a Realtor in Ontario over the past 20 years, I had not noticed a shortage of creative Realtor options in my marketplace. Admittedly, there were some oddities in the structure of commissions in our marketplace. For example, we were not permitted to mix flat fees with percentages when deciding on the total commission split between the listing and buyer brokerages. This rigidity was the direct result of the Act and since...