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Jason Henneberry

Fundible offers guaranteed financing before purchase offer is written

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A new company is offering homebuyers 100-per-cent guaranteed financing before they write their purchase offer. Fundible says it’s a first-of-its-kind concept in Canada.
A Studio Shed accessory dwelling unit

High demand for backyard rooms prompts firm to expand to Canada

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Studio Shed, a full-service design-build firm based in Boulder, Colorado, creates accessory dwelling units (ADU) and flat ships them so homeowners can build them themselves or have their own contractors erect them.

BrokerPocket offers portal for exclusive listings

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Eric Skicki, founder and CEO of BrokerPocket, launched the beta version of BrokerPocket in September in Ontario. “It already has more than 900 agents on the platform in the first 75 days and more than 300 listings.”

How many hashtags should you use on Instagram?

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Wondering how many hashtags to use on Instagram? I did my own research to figure out what hashtags for Realtors worked best and how many hashtags to use for real estate.

Virtual tour providers: Which one is right for you?

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Virtual tours give buyers the chance to fall in love with a home after you have already captured their interest with the traditional listing description and photos. That makes them an essential tool for converting a prospect from a browser to an inquiry.
Kathleen Black

Kathleen Black’s Ultimate Team Summit returns to in-person format

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Kathleen Black Coaching & Consulting’s Ultimate Team Summit will return to an in-person format November 23 and 24.

Staging to Sell course set for November 15

The next Staging To Sell, What Every Agent Should Know class is scheduled for Monday November 15. This will be the last class of 2021.

Real estate tech trends to watch

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I recently spoke to Realtor Kristi Mercier, the chair of CREA’s technology committee, and Patrick Pichette, vice-president of Realtor.ca to talk about technology trends shaping the real estate industry in Canada.
Sue Styles

Sue Styles launches season four of Mind Your Own Business podcast

Calgary entrepreneur, trainer and author Sue Styles recently released her fourth season of the Mind Your Own Business podcast. The podcast is available on YouTube and streaming on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon music and Anchor.

Sotheby’s International Realty Global Learning Platform launches in Canada

Sotheby’s International Realty has partnered with Realogy to produce a learning platform for the brand’s global network. Sandesh Bilgi was brought in to launch the brand’s educational endeavour.