Cliff Stevenson (Photos: Bryce Meyer)

Cliff Stevenson’s turbulent year as CREA chair

REM editor Jim Adair recently spoke to Calgary’s Cliff Stevenson, the chair of CREA, along with CEO Michael Bourque. This is an edited version of the conversation.
Cameron Van Klei, left, and Jayden Lee

Chilliwack brokerage owner Cameron Van Klei and agent Jayden Lee run 103 km for...

Sales rep Jayden Lee and Century 21 Creekside Realty owner Cameron Van Klei started at the C21 office in Chilliwack at midnight on October 2 and ran 103 km to B.C. Children’s Hospital.
Richard Brinkley

Richard Brinkley: ‘Marketing to the rich is different’

Since 2014 – year one of the company opening locations in Canada – the North American market continues to exceed expectations, says Richard Brinkley, the company’s senior vice-president of market development for Canada.
Emily Zurrer played for Canada’s national women’s team as well as several pro teams.

Emily Zurrer kicks off her real estate career

The life of an elite athlete can be comparable to that of a real estate agent: The competition is fierce, the future is uncertain and he/she has to be playing their “A” game 24/7.
James Caicco

James Caicco’s secret to success: Provide value to your agents

Every year, broker of record James Caicco of Century 21 Choice Realty in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. has a goal: give his agents more value.
Mark Cohen

TCS Marketing Systems: Bringing ‘humanity’ to pre-construction sales

TCS Marketing Systems managing partner Mark Cohen has a goal: to be influential in adding humanity to the process of pre-construction sales.

Bromont’s Saltbox Passive House

The Saltbox Passive House is a primary residence designed for a family of four and built on the southern flank of Mont Gale in...
Dale and Kirk Groombridge

Dale Groombridge: 50 years in real estate and ‘never worked a day’

Exit Realty CK Elite broker/owner Kirk Groombridge is a third-generation real estate professional who recently teamed up with his father, associate broker and 50-year industry veteran Dale Groombridge, in Chatham, Ont.
The Niagara, a development of 100 four-storey freehold townhouses on eight acres near Niagara Falls, has a waiting list of 400 people.

Developers with a conscience

For Sherard McQueen and Yaseen Nimjee, there’s a lot more to development than selling, building and walking away. The business partners at M5V Developments in Toronto aim to develop with a conscience.
Bill Becskereki and Sherry Hoover

Port Colborne agents Bill Becskereki and Sherry Hoover enjoy a successful 34-year partnership

Bill Becskereki and Sherry Hoover say their recipe for success combines hard work, loyalty, honesty and integrity. Soon-to-be 82 Becskereki and 60-year-old Hoover have no plans to retire or part ways any time soon.