Authors Posts by Danny Kucharsky

Danny Kucharsky

Danny Kucharsky is a contributing writer for REM.
Brian Danyliw and Jason Binab


Launched in 2011 by Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose, The Agency bills itself as shunning the traditional brokerage model and says its agents share knowledge, contacts and expertise.

John Lusink


Right At Home Realty has expanded outside of the Greater Toronto Area for the first time with its acquisition of Your Choice Realty. The acquisition gives Right At Home two new markets: Ottawa and Barrie.


The good news is that mortgage rates are unlikely to go higher this year in Canada. The bad news is a lack of interest rate hikes indicates the Canadian economy is slowing down.

Dave Procter (Photo by Lisa Graham)


Dave Procter says his 40-year-long real estate career started as somewhat of a fluke. His Realtor father asked, “Why don’t you take the real estate course instead of sitting around and doing nothing?”


Although some touted the bylaw as a ban on part-time real estate agents, the board’s Peter Squire says the previous bylaw did not require WinnipegRealtors members to work full-time in real estate sales.

Tim Hudak


“This is a classic example of red tape and bureaucratic overreach. We don’t need two sets of licensing,” says OREA CEO Tim Hudak.

Opal is a 130-unit project scheduled to open in 2019.


Opal, a 130-unit project that is set to open in early 2019, provides an “aging in place” concept that allows older adults to go from independent to assisted living to licensed complex care as needed, all in a single place.

Drones were used to capture images of the city skyline and surrounding views of the condo development.


Developed by Montreal-based Immersive Design Studios, the interactive software system, known as Canvas, combines the interactive and immersive environment of 3D gaming for real estate sales applications.


TheRedPin shut its doors after being in business for seven years. It “couldn’t figure out how to make it profitable enough to keep being a disruptor,” says Zolo's Romana King.

Anthony Hitt


Engel & Völkers is on track this year to match or surpass its Canadian growth in 2017 when it opened 11 new shops and increased its sales transactions by 90 per cent, says CEO Anthony Hitt.