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Natalka Falcomer

Natalka Falcomer is a lawyer and Certified Leasing Officer who started her real estate career in private equity. She created, hosted and coproduced a popular legal call-in show on Rogers TV and founded Groundworks, a firm specializing in commercial leasing law. She is currently the president of OJO Home Canada where she's leading the development and expansion of the company’s personalized homebuying and selling experience for the Canadian market.

Why ‘five-star service’ is the new standard

Most complaints to real estate regulators are about poor delivery of service and a failure to anticipate the needs of buyers and sellers.

Real estate agents must do more than just submit an offer

If you want to discover new issues that are arising in our industry – and what Realtors must learn to do – you should peruse the decisions of your regulatory bodies.

The legal pitfalls for companies using proptech

I’ve consulted with numerous proptech companies at different stages of their growth over the years. If not properly addressed, these issues could stop a company dead in its tracks.

Shafin Jadavji on the current and future role of commercial brokerages

I recently spoke with Shafin Jadavji, president and broker of record at Cubecom Commercial Realty, about meeting changing consumer needs in commercial real estate.

Accelerate your career by joining or creating an online community

During the pandemic, we saw many behavioural changes. One of them was the surge in online communities that offered critical – if not life saving – services and support.

Real estate tech trends to watch

I recently spoke to Realtor Kristi Mercier, the chair of CREA’s technology committee, and Patrick Pichette, vice-president of Realtor.ca to talk about technology trends shaping the real estate industry in Canada.

Successful technologies support Realtors. They don’t try to replace them

With a wave of tech investment coming to real estate, all proptech leaders need to ask themselves one question: “Is my company’s technology useful in boosting the existing homebuying processes, or is it aimed at replacing the real estate salesperson?”

Why good proptech goes bad

To untangle the thorny web that catches proptech entrepreneurs off-guard, I turned to possibly the most plugged-in industry leaders in Canada – Lynette Keyowski, managing partner of REACH Canada and Mike McAra, director of REACH Canada.

The silver lining in the COVID-19 thunderstorm

As it turns out, happy and healthy employees produce happy and healthy returns. It’s for this reason that I’m certain that the workplace will get better, at the very least, in the following four ways.

Who’s behind the revolution in the rental industry?

“Many landlords would face bankruptcy after only three months of not receiving rental payments,” Karthik Manimozhi, CEO of LetUs by RentMoola.