Lisa Patel (Photos: Elijah Shark)

Lisa Patel steers TRREB through COVID-19

Many of us resist taking on new challenges in this bizarre COVID-19 year. But not Lisa Patel, the president of the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB).
Nicole Tortorici

Nicole Tortorici knows her target market – she’s part of it

Nicole Tortorici knows how her niche, millennial buyers, feel because she is one. “I’m similar to my clients. I’m at a similar place in life.”
The Kate Broddick Team

Kate Broddick’s close-knit Brantford team has each other’s backs

If Kate Broddick has ever helped you buy or sell your home (and you have the slightest interest in real estate as a career) don’t be surprised if you end up on her team!
The home was created 30 years ago and broke boundaries about what could physically be done with steel.

Eppich House 2: An iconic Canadian masterpiece

Eppich House 2 is epic. The West Vancouver residence, which the late architect Arthur Erickson called his most complete work, is an iconic Canadian masterpiece, says listing agent Eric Latta.
Desmond Brown (Photo: Elijah Shark)

Desmond Brown’s eclectic career comes full circle

When Desmond Brown, sales representative at Re/Max Hallmark Realty in Toronto, became a Realtor in the mid-’80s, he was a 26-year-old fresh-faced rookie with his lack of experience and age working against him.

Laneway home offers a design for the future

To say land in central Toronto is valuable is an understatement, so when David Shedd looked out his window and saw free land, he jumped at the opportunity: he built a laneway suite.
TrillumWest’s “un-franchise” motto is painted on their wall.

Salespeople the focus at TrilliumWest in Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo, the ‘un-franchise’

Sarah Rubenstein says when she arrived at TrilliumWest, the adjustment wasn’t easy. She hasn’t looked back. “I’ve had an increase in pay, time to rest and time to spend with my family.”
Everything was planned to highlight details dating from the initial construction of the house in 1947.

Complete renovation of a 1947 Montreal home

The architect, Jad Salem, along with the owner, paid particular attention to ensuring the transformation of the residence is respectful of its original character.
Tina Gardin

Tina Gardin: Fewer salespeople, more skills

Just over four years ago, broker Tina Gardin opened a new 7,000-square-foot designer space with a Google-inspired look and feel, and created a fresh management style to take Sutton Quantum Realty to a new level.
Les Twarog

Vancouver’s Les Twarog wants to take on Zillow

“The bottom line is I want to be the Zillow of Canada,” says Les Twarog. “Zillow is the No. 1 company in the United States for lead generation. They do $900 million in sales to Realtors a year.”