When U. Gary Charlwood immigrated to Canada from England 50 years ago, little did he know he’d end up spending more than four decades enjoying a high-flying career in the Canadian real estate industry.
Mark Faris was a good hockey player. Today, at age 33 and broker and CEO of The Faris Team Brokerage at Royal LePage First Contact Realty, his sales statistics show he is great at real estate sales too.
Betty Doré, the outgoing executive vice-president of LSTAR, may be looking forward to saying Aloha to a well-deserved retirement, but she insists she is sorry to be saying goodbye to her work “family.”
A married couple from Hamburg, Germany have carved out a successful niche market in Nova Scotia selling real estate to Europeans – as well as to Canadians and Floridians – through their brokerage, Robinson & Harmsen Lifestyle Real Estate.
Tony Ma began selling real estate in 2000, and four years later he and his wife Melody launched HomeLife Landmark Realty with a staff of 10. Today, with headquarters in Markham and an office in Mississauga, the firm has more than 920 agents.
Tom Bosley’s daughter Christan told her father that she had sold her first house in less than two days by using Facebook. The senior Bosley said, “That’s great! What’s Facebook?” It was a watershed moment for the now technologically astute veteran real estate executive.
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