Jennifer McKeown and Andre Parisien

Condos sell virtually for $36 million

The sale of $36 million worth of pre-construction condos in Quebec over a two-day period at the height of the COVID pandemic sounds impressive. But perhaps equally notable is the fact that all the transactions took place virtually.

Real estate tech accelerator REACH now accepting applications

A Canadian arm of the REACH real estate technology accelerator is now accepting applications for its inaugural program.
A view of a vacant room after virtual staging.

10 virtual staging tips

If you’re new to virtual staging, Toronto graphic production artist/virtual stager David Pearcey offers some tips.

Re/Max launches tool to create 360-degree tours

Re/Max recently launched Re/Max 360 Tours powered by EyeSpy360, a virtual platform that allows agents to create 360-degree virtual tours and provides lead-generation capabilities. 

Lead generation for Realtors: Creating effective audiences

Online lead generation has become an effective strategy for Realtors if done right. Lead generation strategies are used to attract and then convert a prospect into a client, using the power of social and digital advertising tools.

Virtual home staging thrives during pandemic

Every industry has been affected by COVID-19 in one way or another. And while the fallout has mostly been negative, one niche business that has experienced a positive impact is that of virtual staging.

Engel & Völkers partners with Matterport

Engel & Völkers recently announced a partnership with Matterport to provide its network with the latest in virtual technology capabilities.

How technology is improving condo living

Look up. Condo sales are on the rise. Condo construction is constant, especially in population-dense communities like Toronto and Vancouver. There’s more to condo appeal than cost. Condos are convenient; they require less work. Some attentive developers and building managers are using technology to help make condo living more enjoyable.

Four ways to show a home without being there

The reasons why people have to buy or sell is still the same now as it was before the COVID-19 virus hit but the process has changed. Here are four creative and technologically advanced ways to showcase a home.
“We believe the real estate process should be empowering and predictable, not stressful,” says Anshul Ruparell, CEO of Properly.

Properly launches home price predictor in Calgary

Calgary-based Properly, a real estate technology company and one of the first Canadian ibuyer firms, recently launched ProperPrice, a free online tool that provides homebuyers in Calgary with an on-demand prediction of a home’s selling price.