Jas Takhar

Jas Takhar of REC Canada says the days of traditional real estate marketing are...

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Jas Takhar says the days of traditional real estate marketing are over. He says buying space on billboards and buying commercial time on television and radio are no longer effective messaging tools for real estate agents.
Goran Bucan

Goran Bucan brokers Vancouver’s biggest commercial deal of 2021

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Goran Bucan of Sutton Group Vancouver brokered the single largest commercial transaction in the Metro Vancouver area in 2021.
Melanie Chiu and son Liam

Melanie Chiu’s story of thriving in challenging times

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It was a day in May 2019 that Melanie Chiu, broker at Engel & Völkers Toronto Uptown, won’t easily forget.
Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell’s remarkable story of true grit

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Growing up in Guyana, Colin Campbell always knew he wanted to live in Canada. He doesn’t remember how that dream began. In May 2021, Campbell became the new owner of Keller Williams Realty Centres Newmarket.
Ann De Bono

Agents for Hope provides funds for affordable housing

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Ann De Bono of Re/Max Advantage Realty in London, Ont. Indwell’s help “was life changing.” De Bono and friend Julie Ryan of Indwell, both experienced in cause marketing, had talked about how they could help. De Bono’s idea? Agents for Hope.
Vince Tersigni

Vince Tersigni looks back at his 50-year real estate career

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Vince Tersigni is a broker at Royal LePage Elite Realty in Mississauga, Ont. This month, he’s celebrating 50 years in the business.
Jose de Juan and Mary Lynn Machado

Mary Lynn Machado: Personalized closing gift is an emotional hit with clients

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Mary Lynn Machado says her clients have been moved to tears when she presents them with a meaningful, personal closing gift – a painting of the house they have sold and are leaving behind.
The $19.9-million listing in Oro-Medonte sold in just 101 days.

Steven Liambas sells $19.9 million property in 101 days using ‘crazy marketing’

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How does a 30-year-old broker who has been in real estate for less than five years snag a $19.9-million listing, then sell it in just 101 days? What’s Steven Liambas’ secret to breaking into the luxury market and having such success?
Mark Richardson

Canadian Forces veteran Mark Richardson’s successful transition to real estate

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Remembrance Day was unusually quiet for Afghanistan veteran Captain Mark Richardson. He and his army reserve unit used to do a fairly big ceremony at a local cenotaph every November 11.
Two generations of Realtors: Carl, Elizabeth and Shelley Porritt.

Carl Porritt: After 60 years in the business, it’s still fun

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Carl Porritt of Royal LePage Porritt Real Estate says he was told he was the youngest to ever get the 25-year pin, and when he got the 50-year pin he was one of only about 30 others.