From left: Lynn White, CDREB Golf Committee member; Cindy Rowe, Heart & Stroke Foundation area manager; Joanne Ouellette, Scotiabank home financing advisor; Robert Juhasz, CDREB Golf Committee chair; and Dani Tedesco-Derouchie, CDREB assistant EO.

The Cornwall and District Real Estate Board (CDREB) recently presented $10,000 to the local chapter of the Heart & Stroke Foundation. The board raised $5,000 at its annual golf tournament.
The August Family Foundation raised funds in honour of the late Gary August.

The August Family Foundation recently raised more than $70,000 for the Central Okanagan Hospice Association in honour of the late Gary August, founding partner of Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty.


Marty Douglas

Marty Douglas on writing for REM: "It’s been a blast. REM has been full of surprises along the way, the best being a cake delivered to my west coast office door, decorated to mark my 100th column."

If I had a nickel for every minute I have sat through meetings for work or with various community organizations, I swear I would be a millionaire. I am so wary of meetings now that when people ask me to come out, my first thought is to find a way to not attend.


Leveraging the power of social media, while maintaining personal relationships, is the key to building a strong professional brand that resonates with the next generation of real estate buyers.

A habit is not as simple as it seems and actually has three separate parts: the cue, the routine and the reward. To break this down, let’s look at one of the first habits we form as children, lacing our shoes.


Prospects Mobile is now available to about 40,000 Canadian Realtors.

“We said, ‘You know what, we need to make an app for the agents,’” says Charles Drouin, the president and CEO of Montreal-based Prospects Software, makers of the Prospects Mobile app for real estate agents.
David Lloyd and Phil York of

1 is a property marketplace portal that consolidates every type of property for sale, presale, rent or lease in Canada. It is unbiased, independent and is not affiliated with any media or real estate brand, Lloyd says.


During the summer months, members of TREB celebrated the communities they serve by supporting various festivals throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
Lorne Weiss and Laura Leyser hosted the Brian Collie Memorial Shelter Challenge at the MREA annual golf tournament.

CREA past president Laura Leyser hosted the Brian Collie Memorial Shelter Challenge at one of the holes. Her plan raised $3,830 with draw prizes including a luxury outdoor grill and a Bose stereo unit.