It's here, the Driveaway Car Giveway!

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The nice weather is finally here, and the SQ Fiat has hit the streets! Have you had a chance to see it in person yet?


Planning a Move

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It can take years to accumulate a home full of treasured belongings but only a matter of days to pack it all into boxes for a move. Packing up and moving require organization and planning. In fact, it can be the greatest test for a procrastinator - what seems like few belongings can take far longer and use more boxes than expected. The following tips can help keep your breakables intact, your pets safe, and make the whole process as efficient as possible.

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Your Real Estate Career!

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Looking for a real estate career in Mississauga or Oakville that offers full training, support and marketing? Our offices provide all the tools to help you succeed. Find out more about the SQ perks today!


We're looking for an inhouse Home Stager!

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


Driveaway Car Giveaway 2016

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DRIVEAWAY CAR GIVEAWAY! Buy or Sell Your Home in 2016 & Enter to Win a New Car!** Conditions apply. Please see www.suttonquantum.com/contests for rules. Please share away!...


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...