Survival secrets in Central B.C.

BY DAVE FOUNTAIN   I would like to dispel a couple of myths that have been present in the real estate industry since the beginning of...

The Web: Are you the spider or the fly?

BY PETER ROBINSON   Disintermediation is a word that, if you have not heard it before, you will be hearing often in the future. Disintermediation means...

Charting the trends: Augmented reality

Charting the trends: Augmented reality   BY BETTY DORE AND MELISSA HARDY‑TREVENNA   The next big thing to happen to real estate (and to the world) is augmented...

Real estate: You make me want to be a better man

BY ARI LAHDEKORPI   The real estate profession has the power to make anyone committed to the job a better person. It's almost a necessity. It...

It’s time for a business-like approach to industry issues

BY DON LAWBY   It's been more than four years since the CREA Conference in Quebec City where I first called on organized real estate to...

Looking for the forest through the trees

BY ARI LAHDEKORPI   Over the years in our area, many brokerages have come and gone. Some have been major forces for a short while, and...

Developing a solid real estate business

BY ALICE WHEATON AND RON STANNERS   To be successful, professional athletes must abide by the "rules of the game" and the same is...

High-tech, high-touch increases your sales

BY ROLF HITZER   If you take a moment to analyse your sales over the past year, you’ll find an interesting statistic. Odds are...