Authors Posts by Kelly Putter

Kelly Putter

Kelly Putter is a contributing writer for REM.


Sales rep Lesli Gaynor thinks buying with likeminded strangers is feasible given the prohibitive costs of housing in today’s real estate market and our innate human need for interdependence.

Frank Cormaggi, Adele Longo, Alba DiPlacido and Laura Cormaggi.


Whole adult lives are spent building sales careers and the real estate industry is no exception. But time marches on and then, in what seems like the blink of an eye, it’s time to retire.

John-Ross Parks during his rooftop adventure.


Sales rep John-Ross Parks spent nearly six days and nights on a downtown rooftop to raise funds for charity, while Peter Kolisnyk shined a spotlight on homelessness by sleeping in a car for seven nights.

Sally McGarr


McGarr started her firm in 1988. Nearly 30 years later, she still employs three of the original four staffers who joined her company back then. So how does she engender loyalty?

Jane Hoffman


Jane Hoffman overcame a devastating personal tragedy to become Kelowna’s leading luxury home specialist and Coldwell Banker Canada’s top team leader. "I absolutely love where I live. I feel so fortunate. We have natural beauty, all the services you would need."