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Sohini Bhattacharya

Sohini Bhattacharya is a contributing writer for REM.
Maureen O'Neill

Maureen O’Neill: A career based on education

January 11, 2018 was an ordinary Thursday. But Maureen O’Neill, broker of record and manager of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada in Toronto, remembers it like it was yesterday.

Exit Realty Lake Superior’s formula: Training, camaraderie, fun and confidence

When Jamie Coccimiglio joined Kristen Trembinski as co-owner of Exit Realty Lake Superior in 2017, they decided to take a hard look at where they struggled as young brokerage owners and where they could use a helping hand.
Paul Poliszot

Paul Poliszot: Helping small investment clients build wealth

“If you’re looking to invest in real estate, where do you go?” This was the question Paul Poliszot, CEO and broker of record at REXIG Realty Investment Group in Oakville, Ont. asked some of his small investor clients. He was astonished by their answer.
The Squarefeet.ai team

SquareFeet.ai stakes claim as “pioneer of price optimization” in real estate

With Realtors positioned as the end-users of their technology, Squarefeet.ai “allows them to be able to get the maximum revenue for the developer," says Sean Tassé, co-founder of Squarefeet.ai.
Bettianne Hedges

Realtor Bettianne Hedges explores the life almost lived in her novel

Hamilton’s gentrification is one of the driving themes in Practise of Her Profession by Bettianne Hedges, broker at Keller Williams Edge Realty.

OREA’s lobbying efforts pay off, even during pandemic

Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association, released a statement confirming that in its 2020 budget, the Ontario government has adopted two OREA recommendations.
Linda and Jim Cox

Ottawa sales rep Lynda Cox knows about working remotely

At 70, Lynda Cox dreams of long, balmy days in Viterbo, Italy. But it hasn’t stopped her from serving her Ottawa real estate clients.
David Greenspan

David Greenspan’s aha moment

"You can post whatever you want on Facebook or Instagram, you can have something on your website, but that doesn't create a relationship," says David Greenspan of Keep In Touch Systems (KITS).
Desmond Brown (Photo: Elijah Shark)

Desmond Brown’s eclectic career comes full circle

When Desmond Brown, sales representative at Re/Max Hallmark Realty in Toronto, became a Realtor in the mid-’80s, he was a 26-year-old fresh-faced rookie with his lack of experience and age working against him.
Arthur Kozlowski

Green Hedge Realty’s model: Dual agency and low commissions

Green Hedge Realty says that by using their brokerage to both sell and buy, “Homeowners can break even on commission fees, effectively pay nothing, even if the new house costs less.”