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“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.
Asked the secrets regarding what keeps a family-run venture alive and kicking for 50 years through three generations, Donna Gardiner Thompson, owner of Gardiner Realty in Fredericton, replies, “There are none.”
Until a couple of years ago, Sam Cuda was tearing along on two different career tracks – besides real estate, he had a long-standing job as a high school teacher and sports coach. “I was a part-time Realtor making full-time numbers,” says Cuda.
Many of us resist taking on new challenges in this bizarre COVID-19 year. But not Lisa Patel, the president of the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB).
Entrepreneur James Zaza says that now personal real estate corporations are about to be an option in Ontario, Realtors should review their health and pension benefits.
Fans of the wildly popular The Bachelor reality television franchise will recognize sales rep April Del Monte as the frontrunner on the second season of The Bachelor Canada, which premiered in the fall of 2014.
Jerry Bresser, a grandfather eight times over, has been coaching real estate agents across North America for a whopping half century. At the height of his success in the mid 1970s into the ’90s, he was top dog.