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Toby Welch

Toby Welch is a contributing writer for REM.

How to deal with career stress

Working in real estate is not for the faint of heart. Every day brings something new and challenging. It can also bring a load of stress.

Those annoying things that real estate agents do

Most real estate agents are awesome – considerate of others, punctual and a pleasure to work with. But like every industry, a percentage of people make it their mission to drive others bonkers.

How to generate more real estate leads

A portion of your leads will likely come from your sphere of influence. By staying in touch with past clients and keeping the rapport going, they will hopefully refer you to others who are looking for a real estate agent.

Make yourself the priority: Self-care for Realtors

It’s been a rough year and a half since COVID-19 hit, changing our lives forever. Taking care of clients is even more challenging. But before you can meet your client’s needs, you must take care of your own.
Jess Nakrayko

How agents are using technology to build connections

Savvy real estate agents know how to use tech to deepen relationships with their clients. But it’s not a set-it-and-forget-it action. It takes planning and forethought to build relationships that last for a lifetime.

Realtors forecast what’s in store for 2021

Can anything top the chaos of 2020? Two opposing studies show that the reality of next year is truly unknown. Real estate professionals give their ideas about what will happen in the real estate market and the industry in general in 2021.

How Realtors can effectively manage their time

We all have the same 1,440 minutes every day. So how do some agents make it look easy, crushing their to-do list like warriors? Let’s find out!

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.