DOM = Days On Market "Consumers don't be fooled!"

Often consumers ask their REALTOR(R) "How long has this property been on the market?"   Unfortunately, sometimes the information printed is not actually true. Please ensure you have all the activity that has occured on the property of interest to you, for at least the last few years.  

Often listings are TERMINATED then submitted as new again on MLS.  Sometimes this can take place within minutes.   For example; when you view a listing showing DOM (Days On Market) ten days, it is very possible that the listing has been on the market for sometime.   The property may have just been terminated and put back up on the MLS(R) system as a new listing again.   Unfortunately the consumer is being fooled if all the history regarding the property is not searched. Also, the DOM information that is automatically batched to the Canadian Real Estate Association (REALTOR.ca) then onto Statistics Canada ... is also NOT correct.  Thus, the ACTUAL DOM that it took for homes to sell within a specific area(s) could/can easily be incorrect.

Consumers please ensure you have the ENTIRE history of the property.  If you are a client with Century 21, your REALTOR(R) would be more then happy to provide you with the history of the property along with any other information regarding the property (within the law).

 "We are looking out for YOUR best interest!"   

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Eric McCartney

Eric McCartney

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