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Connie Adair

Connie Adair is a contributing writer for REM.
Aiman Attar and Ghaz Syed

Inside a real estate recruitment agency

Aiman Attar, founder of AGENTC Real Estate Recruiter, and business/life partner Ghaz Syed started their Toronto-based real estate recruitment business to fill a need – helping agents, teams and brokerages hire qualified professionals.
Tyler McLay

Tyler McLay’s experience as a young buyer helps clients get into the market

At 25, Tyler McLay officially surpassed $1 million in net worth. The now-26-year-old real estate agent with Royal LePage Your Community in Toronto says he wants other young people to know that real estate is a great way to build wealth.
The House of Seven Gables on Himes Island is a 1903 manor near the Lost Channel.

Marketing a $12.9-million Thousand Islands treasure

Randy Beck of Re/Max Finest Realty in Kingston, Ont., says there are no tire kickers allowed at this unique offering: the largest house in the Thousand Islands.
The 2,444-square-foot condo suite sold for full price – $2.085 million.

Jordan Boyes sells record-setting condo in Saskatoon

Jordan Boyes, president/broker of Boyes Group Realty in Saskatoon, recently made a record-breaking sale. A 2,444-square-foot condo suite sold for full price – a whopping $2.085 million.
A diverse mix of professionals pulled together to get the job done. (Photo: Tania Haldar)

Oakville Realtor Emmanuelle Meyer’s message of hope for those with mental health issues

Emmanuelle Meyer was at the store, and the cashier was afraid to touch her grocery bags for fear of catching COVID-19. The cashier was afraid of people and the virus, and her anxiety kept her awake at night. It broke Meyer’s heart.
It took more than two years to build the residence.

Largest house ever listed in P.E.I. offered for $4.75 million

Broker Della Parker decided to co-list the largest house ever offered for sale on Prince Edward Island with Michael Poczynek. She wanted to give her sister’s 13,000-square-foot mansion the “best shot and the best chance of success”.

Cheaters don’t prosper on Rate-My-Agent review site

Rate-My-Agent.com’s recent review audits found that several agents had created fake reviews for themselves. So far four cheaters (one each from Toronto, Montreal, Guelph, Ont. and Kelowna) have been identified but the auditing continues.

Realtor Dan Welyk and IT expert James Copeland design The House Manual App

A safety management system good enough for the airline industry was the inspiration for a new tool that will keep real estate agents and their clients organized beyond their wildest dreams.
Access to the second level is via a stunning glass-and-steel staircase or private elevator.

Liza Kaufman’s $11-million condo sale sets new Quebec MLS record

Liza Kaufman's latest sale – a prestigious Ritz-Carleton penthouse in Montreal – set a new record as the highest recorded MLS condominium sale in Quebec's history.
Elliot McCabe-Lokos with Kermit the dog.

Toronto’s Roncy Group offers casual and playful office vibe

Sales reps Elliot McCabe-Lokos, Julian Scott and Chris Deru of the new Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty Brokerage in the Roncesvalles neighbourhood in Toronto say they are breaking the mould and tossing aside the classic brokerage vibe.