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Frequently Asked Questions

Does everyone receive 100% commission ? Are there splits?
Yes. Each and Every Saleperson receives 100% commission without exception.
No, we do not have splits, you keep 100% of your commission.

What’s the catch? What hidden fees are you not disclosing?
Absolutely none. You will not pay anything above your monthly dues and per transaction fee. You will not see additional charges for copies, faxes, brokerage technology, or anything else. If we wanted to make money on those items we’d open a Copy Store.

What Real Estate Boards are you a member of?
Currently we are members of the Toronto, Oakville/Milton, Hamilton/Burlington, Barrie, Muskoka-Haliburton Boards, Cornwall and Ottawa Real Estate Boards

Are my commissions safe?
Of course, all commission are held in a Commission Trust Account at one of Canada’s largest financial institutions and insured through the RECO insurance program. In addition the company is backed by financially sound high net worth shareholders.

Are you a discount broker?
No. The YCR model is based on low monthly dues and per transaction fees, not gross commissions, therefore all commissions earned are yours. All YCR Salespeople have the freedom to compete. We do however recommend that the cooperating brokerage is offered a commission rate that is typical for the area.

Can I decide what commission rate to charge my clients?
Yes. At YCR you always have the right to determine what commission is to be charged on any transaction without the need to get our approval.

How are office leads handled.
We receive leads from a variety of sources including our websites, offices and traditional channels. These leads are distributed to all YCR salespersons evenly by a computer program ensuring no one person is favoured.

If I have to reduce my commission to obtain a deal, do I need permission to do so?
No, no permission is needed.

Will I receive any Broker Assistance?
Absolutely, as little or as much as you need. We are here to support you and are available when you need us, no matter what the concern.

Do you have training?
Yes, we offer in house and online training Residential Real Estate Trainign at YCR

I am a brand new agent. Shouldn’t I go to a larger, national firm for training?
We believe our training is the best anywhere and stacks up against any company's training. We focus on making our training appropriate and applicable. We train agents in the legal aspects of contracts and addenda yet also focus on the aspects of residnential real estate that allow you to obtain and retain listing and selling prospects; plus we are one of Canada's Largest Independent Brokerages!

In addition, our training is the most accessible in the industry so if you have the need to maintain your current occupation while getting "established" in your real estate career, you can still gain the knowledge you need from the comfort of your own home

Legal Related Questions?
An Experienced Real Estate Lawyer is available to you at no charge to answer any questions regarding real estate related issues or concerns.

Is your office a bricks and mortar company?
Yes. We currently offer 9 Professional State of the Art Facilities, drop by and take a tour:

Do I need to live near one of your offices to join?
No.  If you have access to a computer, a cell phone and email we have all the tools you need.

Are you a franchise?
No we are not a franchise and we do not charge franchise or any other hidden fees.

Do the brokers have much real estate experience?
The principals and brokers have over 35 years of experience between them in the real estate industry.

Are there sales quotas?
No. We believe our model is designed for Salespeople who wish to do business at their own pace and level and to make it the most profitable and pleasing way of doing business.

Do you have client meeting rooms?
Yes. Client meeting rooms are available 24/7 to our Salespeople and their clients in all locations.

Will I have access to the office on evening and weekends to use it?
Absolutely, 24/7 is available at all our locations.

What are the growth plans for YCR?
We plan to grow to by working with new and experienced like minded agents!

Do you have a live answering and appointment desk?
Yes we do and our live answering and appointment desk operates 24/7 , the appointment desk will book all showings on your listings and text or email you the confirmations. You will also receive text or emails for any messages you receive.

Do I have to pay for photocopying, printing, faxes, etc.?
No, we do not charge extra for these amenities.

Is there a charge for parking?
No, parking is free at all our locations.

Is YCR Canadian-owned and operated?
Absolutely.

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