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Virtual events, courses, and conferences have provided invaluable opportunities over the past several months and will continue on for the foreseeable future, allowing us to meet when we wouldn’t otherwise...Read More
In order to best serve real estate professionals, over the past year, REIC transitioned its learning curriculum to real-time-remote learning. What we found as a result of this transition, is that, not only does virtual...Read More
It’s that time of year again. The Real Estate Institute of Canada’s (REIC) Pursuit of Excellence Awards program is accepting nominations! The REIC Pursuit of Excellence Awards recognize outstanding individuals,...Read More
As a practicing property manager, consultant and court specialist I am always engaging with other property and asset managers. I have worked with professionals ranging from the self-taught to those...Read More
Licensing is only the start of your real estate career. In today’s marketplace the competition is steadily increasing, and it’s becoming even harder for newcomers to distinguish themselves. Weakening trust...Read More
Location, location, location is touted as the most important factor when determining the best place to invest. Like many maxims (e.g. “nice guys finish last”), location, location, is not entirely...Read More
There are lots of ways a real estate sales rep or broker can learn more about their profession. Education continues long after mandatory licensing courses. Personal coaching and private training...Read More
Networking in the property management industry goes beyond finding a new job or making small talk at a business conference. It’s about building relationships and tapping into resources that have...Read More
To effectively and successfully negotiate, real estate practitioners must understand how human behavior influences the deal-making process. It’s about more than just strategy – awareness of personalities, perception, body language...Read More
Traditional advertising is no longer enough to stay competitive. Agents need to harness the potential of social media to connect with potential clients and showcase new properties. Why is a...Read More
There is no doubt these are evolving times for all real estate professionals. The nature of transactions as well as the regulatory environment are becoming more complex. Observing industry changes,...Read More
Even the most seasoned property managers find good decision-making to be a life-long learning experience in an ever-changing industry. While there are basic rules to knowing what is right and...Read More
It’s no secret that the real estate management profession is aging more quickly than other occupations. You are probably seeing that in your own organization and have realized how imperative...Read More