Duncan Eberts Macintyre

Chelsea family brokerage celebrates 70th anniversary

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These days when people want to buy or sell property, they usually call a real estate sales rep. But in Quebec’s Gatineau Hills in the 1950s, many people would contact a Second World War veteran named Duncan Macintyre.
The home is set on a property with 125 feet of frontage on Lake Ramsey.

Martinus Geleynse: Selling Sudbury luxury home takes planning, patience

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Martinus Geleynse started marketing preparations for a 6,200-square-foot home in Sudbury, Ont. in August 2021. It didn’t go live until March 16 of this year.
Karen Willison

Karen Willison on closing a deal with ‘lots of moving parts’

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Real estate agent Karen Willison of Royal LePage Locations North in Collingwood, Ont. recently put together a deal as the perfect solution for her client, Bruce, and his wife Joan.
Marcia Alderson with her parents, Yvonne and George Hubbs.

Marcia Alderson’s song about racism, real estate and triumph

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Marcia Alderson’s first foray into song writing tells the story of her mother, who tried to buy her first house in Scarborough in the 1950s. The builder refused to sell it to her because of the colour of her skin, says Alderson.
April Del Monte

Success mentoring women leads to second book from April Del Monte

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When REM last wrote about April Del Monte almost two years ago, the former Bachelor Canada contestant, a sales rep with boutique brokerage Stomp Realty in Toronto, had just rolled out her first book, How to Thrive as a Real Estate Agent.
Janet and Tania Ellerbeck

Realtor Janet Ellerbeck retires, then raises millions of dollars for Hudson community

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Royal LePage National Chairman Award winner Janet Ellerbeck had a successful, 44-year-long career in real estate. When she was ready to pass the real estate torch to me, her daughter, she needed something to keep her busy.
Damon Conrad

Royal LePage Commercial plans to dominate secondary and tertiary markets

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Damon Conrad says Royal LePage Commercial is now the largest and fastest-growing commercial banner in Canada.
Katrina Honsberger, Donna Gardiner-Thompson and Lincoln Thompson

After a 52-year run, Royal LePage Gardiner joins Royal LePage Atlantic

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Just as 2022 was getting up to the gate, Royal LePage Gardiner Realty officially became part of Royal LePage Atlantic, the largest real estate brokerage in Canada’s eastern-most provinces.
Jessi Sandhu

Brampton’s Jessi Sandhu gala raises $250,000 for Sick Kids Hospital

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Jessi Sandhu’s Endless Giving Gala wasn’t a fund-raising event, it was a fund-raining event, says the Brampton, Ont. Realtor. He recently presented a $250,000 cheque to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Raman Dua

Save Max offers commissions the same day a deal is signed

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Save Max, based in Mississauga, Ont., says it is the first Canadian real estate company to pay commissions to Realtors on the same day a deal is signed on a property transaction.