Authors Posts by Connie Adair

Connie Adair

Connie Adair is a contributing writer for REM.


Selling a family home after a parent dies can be an emotional and stressful time. Some heirs may be in a hurry to dispose of the property and move on.

V6 includes five flexible residential suites and one commercial unit.


A cool take on the family compound, V6 in Toronto's Leslieville neighbourhood offers a way for extended family members to live under one roof, but in separate living spaces.

Renting the otherwise empty buildings for movie and television shoots brings in extra revenue.


Raw warehouse space is a movie, television and music video location staple. But these vintage spaces are getting harder to find as buildings are demolished, redeveloped or converted into condominiums.


Some people will only buy a house if they get to walk through it several times. But there are others will buy real estate sight unseen. It’s not unusual, and it’s not new.

Barbara Meyer shows off her gold medal.


Barbara Meyer, manager with Royal LePage Triland Realty in London, Ont., is a breast cancer survivor and has been a member of London’s Rowbust Dragon Boat team since 2015.

Tahani Aburaneh


Females in Real Estate (FIRE), a Facebook online community, is hosting a women-only investment conference to help women gain confidence, realize their potential and make money investing in real estate.

Tawnya Gvoich


Broker Tawnya Gvoich has created a new endeavour: WomenUP Real Estate, a one-stop solution for women who prefer to buy and sell real estate with the help of a professional female Realtor in their community.

Adam Dumond, right, uses videos styled after Carpool Karaoke to promote the event. Here he’s promoting last year’s show with country singer Eric Ethridge.


Adam Dumond is organizing the second Sarnia Sings event, which includes a live karaoke band to raise funds for local mental health initiatives.

Cary Mullen


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.

An example of a house portrait from Russell McRae's website.


“A house portrait is a winner every time,” says Russell McRae of Vancouver-based McRae Portraits. “They bought the house so you know they already like it.”