Toronto firm OneLocal launches COVID-19 safety tool

Toronto firm OneLocal recently launched, a tool for Realtors that addresses evolving safety protocols. It’s a free online resource where Realtors can access and share the latest COVID-19 regulations.
The Key Living team, from left: Yash Mody, director of product; Craig Shannon, CFO; Alex Tang, finance; Daniel Dubois, co-founder and president; Louisa Clements, marketing; Vithushan Namasivayasivam, technical lead; Rob Richards, co-founder and CEO; Mark Petrov, finance; Mark McLean, VP sales and business development; Derek Manuge, finance; Alison Simpson, CMO; Russell Kim, marketing and sales. Not present when the photo was taken: Mark Vandenbosch, community and government relations.

Key Living: Getting buyers into the market sooner

Company vice president Mark McLean says Key Living has built a co-equity financial model to help consumers buy shares in a condominium for a minimum of $25,000 and build equity while paying a monthly all-inclusive payment to live in a suite of their choice as long as they want. The payments are linked to (but less than) market rents.

COVID-19 could speed adoption of technology in real estate closings, says Deeded co-founder Reuven...

Reuven Gorsht, co-founder of Toronto-based Deeded, says processes that are being adopted during the COVID-19 crisis are likely to become more widespread once the threat has passed.

BrokerBay system now used by more than 25,000 agents

BrokerBay co-founders Costa Ntoukas, the CEO, and Pavel Choulguine, the CTO, designed a modern front desk software/brokerage ecosystem designed to reduce call volume by 43 per cent and make confirmations three times faster.

Leader’s Edge Training gives free access to Agent Success app

Leader’s Edge Training, based in Barrie, Ont., is now offering its Agent Success app to all brokerages and agents for free. “As the impact of the coronavirus spreads, we wanted to do something to bolster the industry,” says Chris Leader, founder of Leader’s Edge Training.

Engel & Völkers launches business intelligence app for its advisors

Engel & Völkers recently introduced E&V Command, a custom-built mobile app designed to serve the brand’s network of real estate advisors as a portal for client services and business intelligence.

FCT joins Verified.Me for identity validation

FCT, a national title insurance and real estate technology firm based in Oakville, Ont., has joined the Verified.Me network to help lending professionals complete identity validation for borrowers.

Staging to Sell classes offered in Aurora

Staging to Sell, What Every Agent Should Know is the official curriculum of the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) and available in Canada for all real estate sales professionals.
Homewise COO and head of data Carlos Medeiros, left, and founder and CEO Jesse Abrams. (Photo: Brad Silverberg)

Homewise: Mortgage platform offers Realtor referral program

Homewise says consumers will be offered the best three mortgage options from more than 30 banks and other lenders, including credit unions, monoline lenders and private lenders.

Mississauga Real Estate Board teams with iNCOM to provide deal for members

The Mississauga Real Estate Board and iNCOM Web and e-Marketing Solutions have partnered to allow members “substantial savings” with iNCOM’s online marketing technology.