Essential Real Estate Questions to Ask Clients: A Comprehensive Guide for Canadian Realtors

As a Realtor®, your success hinges on your ability to truly understand your clients' needs and expectations. This understanding isn't merely beneficial—it's absolutely essential. It's the cornerstone of providing exceptional service that not only meets, but exceeds your clients' desires. How do you achieve this understanding? It all begins with asking the right questions.  The […]

Michael Montgomery, Renzo Real Estate

Renzo Real Estate Calgary, AB Age: 33 Michael Montgomery is no stranger to the challenges facing new realtors. Ten months into his career, he was struggling to find a foothold. “I thought the deals would just roll in!” he recalls. But that was eight years ago. Now, Montgomery has found his footing. Last year, Montgomery […]

T.J. Nehmetallah, Royal LePage Binder Real Estate

Royal LePage Binder Real Estate Windsor-Essex, ON Age: 26 At 26 years old, T.J. Nehmetallah has already established himself as one of Royal LePage Binder Real Estate’s most trusted agents, his perseverance and thirst for knowledge leading to numerous recognitions, including the President’s Gold and Diamond awards. “As an agent, I aim to maintain a […]

Alexandra Daigle, Exit Realty Advantage – The Daigle Group

Exit Realty Advantage – The Daigle Group Oromocto, NB Age: 27 Seven years into the industry and there’s one thing Alexandra Daigle is sure about: she wouldn’t want any other job. “Doing the volume I'm doing and being a mother is not always easy, but I make it happen,” she says. Daigle was passionate about […]

Thomas Faris, Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage

Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage Simcoe County, ON Age: 33 Trustworthiness, hard work and diligence: these are the core values Thomas Faris has sworn by throughout his career, putting his clients as top priority and going the extra mile to address their needs. His passion and drive have led to his success, once again achieving […]

Faisal Susiwala, Re/Max Twin City – Faisal Susiwala

Cambridge, ON Faisal Susiwala’s 31 years as an agent have resulted in a stunning list of accolades. In 2018, he sold the most homes in Canada of any Re/Max agent, without the help of a team. He has been a Diamond Award winner every year since 2005. In a company with tens of thousands of […]

BC plans to create single real estate watchdog

British Columbia is planning to create a single agency tasked to regulate the province's real estate industry, as part of its efforts to curb money laundering that has been pushing up housing prices. The move will see the merging of the BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA) with the Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate […]

Lifestyles North Real Estate Team

Team leader: Steve Simon Thornbury, ON What sets Lifestyles North Real Estate apart from the competition is the proven leadership of Steve Simon, who honed his marketing and sales experience while leading teams for successful Fortune 500 companies. Succeeding in a brutally competitive international business environment prepared Simon well for the increasingly hot real estate […]

How to protect homes in the event of divorce

As the cost of living soars, more couples are cohabitating, even getting married sooner. But, as Statistics Canada showed, there were 2.64 million divorced people living in Canada last year, and when you throw a family gift into the mix, things get hairy. “Family gifts are a very complicated area of the law and there […]

Real estate tour kicks off in Ontario, Nova Scotia

Canadian real estate guru Richard Robbins is back on tour to impart lessons on how agents can break through plateaus and take their businesses to the next level. From statistics to best hiring practices, there are countless tools at agents’ disposal to build better businesses, however, knowing where to start is often the hardest part. […]