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Neil Sharma

Neil Sharma is a contributing writer for REM.


Using artificial intelligence, Ella automates published social media content, saving both time and money. BombBomb allows users to send video messages as emails.


Saskatchewan is on the cusp of amalgamating three of its real estate boards, and if successful, it will provide its members with superior services, says the chair of the Rationalization Taskforce, Kevin Wouters.

Stan Albert


Lasting over five decades, Stan Albert has seen markets rise and fall, but what sets him apart is the hawk eye he’s developed for every facet of sales – from houses and neighbourhoods to the agents themselves.


The issue of permitting virtual office websites (VOWs) to publicly display sold data – a property’s purchase history – is still before the courts. Just what would VOWs do with the disputed data if it was made public?


The second and last day of the Competition Tribunal appeal hearing between The Commissioner of Competition and The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) wrapped up expeditiously Tuesday morning.


TREB is once again arguing that clients’ privacy rights will be breached if certain data is exposed on the Internet on virtual office websites (VOWs).


An American-conceived designation, Certified Commercial Investment Member, or CCIM, has established a foothold in Canada, and some experts claim its potential benefits are vast.

Orvil Cairns


Sometimes it’s better to be a big fish in a small pond. Just ask Orvil Cairns. Asked how he has managed to garner such a high volume of work relative to his small town's population, his answer is twofold.

Wasim Elafech (Photo by Bryce Meyer)


Century 21 Bravo Realty's Wasim Elafech, the franchiser’s No. 1 worldwide salesperson in 2015, whose slogan couldn’t be any more appropriate. “I didn’t expect it. It’s a career changer,” says Elafech.


Jon Chung, whose helped design Sutton Homebase Dashboard, says given all the tools brokerage employees access, streamlining them into one coherent system made sense.