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Designers shouldn’t simply fade into the background when their designs are complete. They play an equally important role and should co-ordinate with sales reps when marketing or selling a property.
There is no substitute for the time-tested process of relationships that are formed directly in the workplace. Team building is a child of organizational development.
What is it about some leaders that make others want to work harder under their direction? What makes a good leader in general, and a good real estate leader in particular?
Smaller brokerages trying to establish a foothold in the real estate market face unique pressures. They must compete with larger, better established brokerages and face all the familiar terrors of a start-up business.
Personality figures prominently in every human interaction. Real estate professionals, builders and project managers are at the forefront of this interaction and it is imperative that they appreciate key leadership styles.
This is an important deal, Nelson Goulart says, because the industry is changing and there is a growing concern about traditional lock boxes and their low levels of security.
Nova Scotia has become the second province in Canada to make Buyer Brokerage Agreements mandatory. Brokerage agreements have been standard practice for sellers, but will now apply to buyers as well.
Contrary to popular opinion, architecture and design are not the sole preserve of architects and designers. Real estate professionals can improve their service to clients and enrich their own experiences by focusing on some design issues.
We asked Barbara Lawlor, president and CEO of the brokerage, to shed light on the evolving model of co-operation between brokerages and builders.
In our complex, modern world, women may be delaying marriage, but they are no longer waiting to find a significant other before purchasing real estate. In particular, they are zoning in on condos.