Profiles

Profiles

Christopher Alexander (Photo: Elijah Shark)

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Christopher Alexander started as a janitor in his parents' brokerage when he was 13. Now he’s regional director of Re/Max Ontario-Atlantic Canada.

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While homeowners and millennials are becoming more aware about rent-to-own opportunities, it seems real estate agents aren’t following suit.

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CREA reports that from 2012 to 2015, the real estate community raised and donated $91.2 million for charity. Here are some of the ways real estate professionals are giving back to their communities.

Ryan Hodge (Photo: Rachael Little)

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“Real estate is a breeding ground for addictions,” says Ryan Hodge. “It’s a profession based on validation – which should lie within you, not come from others.”

Cary Mullen

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Many agents are missing out on people looking for second, third or retirement residences, says Cary Mullen, a two-time Canadian Olympian, World Cup ski champion and founder of Vivo Resorts in Puerto Escondido.

George Webster

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As a summer cottager on “The Bay” all his life, salesperson George Webster created a market niche for himself selling luxury private islands.

A reconstructed Taino village near Guardalavaca, Cuba includes life-size models of Amerindian dancers.

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About six km from the resort area of Guardalavaca is Aldea Taina, an authentic reconstruction of a Taino village. The Taino were a mostly peaceful people skilled at pottery and boat building.

Craig Smith (Photo by Randy Dawe)

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Sales rep Craig Smith, born and raised in Newfoundland, has been in real estate for over a decade, and has been a professional firefighter for almost twice that long.

Fidel Castro was born in 1926 in this home in Biran, Cuba.

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Of greatest interest to visitors is the homestead – a yellow wooden mansion built on tall stilts where the family lived and where Fidel Castro was born.

From left: Breanne, Tony, Allison and Kelsey Belluz. (Photos: Jamie Dawn Photography)

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In April, the Belluz family purchased a Re/Max franchise, renaming the company Re/Max Generations. People like brands, whether it’s Starbucks coffee or Re/Max, Tony Belluz says.