Last Thursday the Supreme Court of Canada announced it would not hear an appeal from the Toronto Real Estate Board regarding a 2016 Competition Bureau decision aimed at giving consumers greater online access to information, such as historical (home) sale prices. I am not at… Read More
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Federal court upholds decision that TREB’s housing sales data should be available online
The Toronto Real Estate Board (Canada’s largest real estate board) and the Competition Bureau have been fighting for years over whether TREB’s housing market sales data, including realtor commissions, should be publicly available online. The Competition Bureau, as well as many forward thinking realtors, believe… Read More
Towards more publicness
Back when the commercial internet first started to take off it was uncommon to use your real name online. Instead people relied on usernames and other pseudynoms to represent themselves. I honestly can’t remember what I used in those days, but I’m sure it was… Read More
Why Bitcoin might still be a big deal
Welcome to 2015! To start off the year, I thought I would talk about something pretty geeky, but very forward looking: Bitcoin. I wrote about Bitcoin just over a year ago when I was first starting to wrap my head around it, but a lot… Read More
How does Dirt get the dirt?
Last week we spoke about why the world needs a social real estate community and how we intend to use this community to get and share property information and activity.
We’re about a week away from launching our first release (signup here and be the first to get notified) and so we thought…