Authors Posts by Sohini Bhattacharya

Sohini Bhattacharya

Sohini Bhattacharya is a contributing writer for REM.
Frank Polzler


Around U.S. Thanksgiving, 1979, Walter Schneider and Frank Polzler, co-founders of Re/Max Integra Group of companies, had a steep hill to climb.

Stephen Wong (Photo: Elijah Shark)


Some people believe in stock markets, some people believe in wealth management, but Stephen Wong – founder, chairman and broker at Living Realty in Toronto – believes in real estate.


What Century 21 Canada is calling “the largest custom real estate platform build via contract in modern history” was launched at the end of September.

Listing presentation


“We talk about disruptors in the industry... you realize that the greatest disruptors are our members themselves,” says Bill Duce, executive officer of the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors.

Geoff Dunsire and Debi Pearce


On June 19, Debi Pearce became a live donor of her left kidney to 30-year-old Geoff Dunsire. A week after her donation, Pearce was back to work in her office, albeit for half a day.

Jim and Mike Trainor


For 30 years, Agent’s Equity has been helping make agents’ income more predictable and giving them peace of mind.

The website puts consumers in the driver’s seat, says Engel & Völkers.


Who is the customer of your real estate brand? The answer to this question, says Anthony Hitt, was the driving force behind the development of the company’s newly launched website for the Americas.

John, Colleen and Ginger Whitney


Charles Isaac Fenwick Whitney was the first Whitney patriarch to come to Toronto from Nova Scotia in 1911 and lay the foundations of the family’s real estate heritage, Whitney & Company Realty.


“We’re flipping that on its head,” says Courteau, who is vice president of sales at Yuhu, a freshly minted proptech startup that’s promising “to make landlording simple.”

Steven Park and Rob Longo (Photo: Dean Holtz)


Steven Park and Rob Longo are shaking up the real estate market in Sarnia, Ont., opening both residential and commercial brokerages and bringing transparency to their office building and their business.