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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc
Real Estate Broker of Record & Owner
Contrary to all the coaching ‘guru’s out there, the real estate brokerage owners and managers, there are only 3 ways to grow a real estate business: Get more clients Increase the frequency that clients do business with you Increase the transaction size Pretty simple isn’t it? That’s the problem, ...
On par with most of London Ontario real estate activity, the first 3 months of 2012 saw 11 houses exchange hands for an average asking price of $432,245 days and these homes took approximately 30 days to sell.    In the same period, 2 condos sold (there are very few condos in this upscale neighbo...
 The Oakridge neighbourhood in west London continues to be a sought after neighbour with 69 houses and 23 condos exchanging hands from January 1 to March 31, 2012. The average house was listed for $308,962 and condos for $181,626 and those that sold received 98% of the asking price. It took 52 da...
48 homes sold in Old South London, Wortley Village from January 1 to March 31 , 2012! Taking into consideration the size of this small sought after eclectic array of homes, the 48 sales are remarkable!  The average selling price was $288,477 and these homes sold for 98% of their asking price and ...
The Sunningdale neighbourhood in North London is still quite active from January 1 to March 31 , 2012 with 8 houses and 4 condos selling.  The average asking price of a house in Sunningdale was $448,250 and for condos it was $356,150. It took 17 days and 99% of asking price for houses and condos ...
Byron houses and condos continue to sell quite readily from January 1 to March 31, 2012. All the homes in this quiet south west neigbourhood of London sold for 98% of the asking price. The average house was listed for $293,846 and they took 38 days to sell and 34 were sold. Condos did well with 2...
 Our Provincial licensing council; RECO (Real Estate Council of Ontario) does a great job of explaining our role as a REALTOR® and how to differentiate between a client and customer and our role in representing them and in all transactions notifying all parties involve who represents. It may be c...
 Condominium living is a popular option for many Canadians as it can be a relatively carefree housing option. Currently, in some parts of the country, one out of three new homes built is a condominium.      Most  newspapers now include a condominium section which recognizes the increasing number ...
In Part 1 we covered how to generate commissions within 45-60 days; Part 2 is about building a stable business. #2: Create a “Customer List” and Make Them Your Primary Market You already know that research says 77% of all real estate transactions occur from a relationship – they know the agent or...
 “Hi Lucy, I’m stuck in the elevator!” I had a listing appointment to do a CMA for an apartment condo in a high-rise building. She buzzed me in and my next conversation with her was, ’Hi  Lucy; I’m stuck in the elevator”. “Oh no, are you OK?” she asked. “I’m fine, thanks”.  She asked “Do you want...

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