Is It Time for a Real Estate Industry Shake-Up

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

When bidding for a home in Ontario, hopeful buyers have no idea of the dollar value of other offers. It's a system that favours the sellers because the winning bid is often much higher than the second-place bid. Does the system need to change to make it fairer to buyers? And what role do the real estate industry rules play in the housing affordability crisis?
Episode:
Does the Real Estate Market Need Cooling?
Aired:
Apr 08, 2021
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