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Toby Welch

Toby Welch is a contributing writer for REM.

Don’t you forget about me: Stay in touch without being a nuisance

It’s a fine line – staying in the forefront of people’s minds about your real estate expertise without being a pest.
Tatiana Londono

Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Which social media channels should you be on?

With limited hours in a day and dozens of social media channels, which ones should you be on? Broker Tatiana Londono says, "Facebook and Instagram are the No. 1 go-to channels. But TikTok is rapidly taking over..."

Real estate sales in the age of COVID-19

COVID-19 was like a bomb to the Canadian real estate industry, forever changing the way real estate is done. Markets were severely impacted and protocols were revamped overnight.

The best real estate advice I ever had

Accelerating your real estate career can be as simple as taking advice from people who have already lived through many of this industry’s obstacles.

How to stand out and get noticed

With more than 130,000 real estate agents and brokers in Canada, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. So how do you stand out?

Living with a fluctuating income

Working in real estate has numerous perks – being in control of your schedule and independence, among other benefits. But it comes with the downside of an irregular paycheque.

Hilarious open house fails

Those who work in real estate either love open houses or hate them. No matter what side of the fence you’re on, they make for some hilarious happenings.

Selling real estate around the world

When clients buy a home in another country, it is vital that you are aware of the logistics of the area. For example, Mexico has restricted zones where foreigners cannot buy property.

How to dominate Twitter

When looking to up your social media game, consider using Twitter to make an impact. There are 326 million people on Twitter and more than 500 million tweets are sent every day.

Looking ahead to the next 30 years of real estate in Canada

As REM celebrates 30 years, we asked five real estate industry leaders what they think about the future of the Canadian real estate industry. Here are their predictions about what's ahead in the next 30 years.