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Not long ago, Information Technology Systems Ontario (ITSO) marked the one-year anniversary of its move to oversee the professional standards complaints and arbitration of some of its member boards and associations.
Remembrance Day was unusually quiet for Afghanistan veteran Captain Mark Richardson. He and his army reserve unit used to do a fairly big ceremony at a local cenotaph every November 11.
In July the Re/Max empire put a bow on the largest regional acquisition in its history, finalizing the purchase of the North American areas of sub-master franchisor Re/Max Integra for US$235 million.
Since 2014 – year one of the company opening locations in Canada – the North American market continues to exceed expectations, says Richard Brinkley, the company’s senior vice-president of market development for Canada.
Amanda Abergel hopes her story helps “young mom-preneurs who might feel discouraged by the isolating experience of becoming a mom during the pandemic and trying to start or run a business.”
“If your hair is not looking great, there’s a good chance you won’t get the deal,” says Tav Schembri, who hit the No. 1 spot on Re/Max’s list of the brand’s top 100 residential agents in Canada this year and was No. 1 world-wide in March.
“That’s you!” say the children of Anita Springate-Renaud, Engel & Vӧlkers Toronto Central owner and broker of record. They are referring to a scene in the movie American Beauty.
“She was the face of tragedy for so many hours,” says Anne Marie’s brother, Nick D’Amico, who along with mother Carmela comprises the D’Amico Group, a two-person team with Royal LePage Terrequity Realty in Toronto.
“I can negotiate anything. That’s my forté,” says Realtor Linda Pinizzotto. “I’m a very determined person.”
Marie-Yvonne Paint’s background story is like something you’d see on the Netflix series Selling Sunset. Except she’s not selling real estate in glitzy Los Angeles, but rather in the wealthiest neighbourhoods of Montreal.