Properly’s leadership team, from left: Lindsay Rutledge, VP of strategy; Anshul Ruparell, CEO and co-founder; Rhianna Brancato, director of finance; Craig Dunk, CTO and co-founder; Sheldon McCormick, COO and co-founder; and Jessica van Rooyen, VP of marketing.

Properly raises $44 million in financing

Properly, which calls itself “the Canadian tech-enabled real estate brokerage,” recently announced that it has secured $44 million in Series B financing to fuel a national expansion.

The Canadian race to automated property valuation supremacy

Disruption tools have the potential to dramatically change the face of the real estate industry. Nowhere is there a better example of real estate disruption than Zillow in the United States and their "Zestimate".

Why good proptech goes bad

To untangle the thorny web that catches proptech entrepreneurs off-guard, I turned to possibly the most plugged-in industry leaders in Canada – Lynette Keyowski, managing partner of REACH Canada and Mike McAra, director of REACH Canada.
Banty founders Scott Wilson, left and Marc Tytus

Banty video conferencing app customized for Realtors is offering real estate salespeople a video conferencing solution that has a “number of tools designed to keep their deals moving,” the company says.
Anna Depalma

Sponsored: ‘You have to be online for people to see you’: One Ontario REALTOR®’s...

For Depalma, the COVID-19 pandemic further emphasized the need to focus on digital marketing. “You have to be online for people to see you,” she said. “That’s why I invested in a GoDaddy website.”

5 Ways Realtors and brokerages can use digital to boost sales

Most real estate agents would agree that their online presence has become more important over the years but with so many tools, platforms and strategies available, it can be difficult to know where to focus your efforts.

Cybersecurity concerns grow during pandemic

The real estate industry has been shifting to an online focus over recent years, as has virtually every sector as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – and this has only led to there being more opportunities for cybercriminals. 

Century 21 Canada partners with MoxiWorks

MoxiWorks has formed a new partnership with Century 21 Canada to provide its suite of technology through a new platform called HUB21. The platform is now available to all Century 21 Canada Realtors.
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.

Using Clubhouse to generate leads

I recently started using Clubhouse and I see tremendous potential of this app for real estate agents.