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The industry leaders who attended didn’t always agree with RECO’s policy ideas... but the exchanges were thoughtful and respectful, and constituted a valuable learning experience for everyone involved.

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Parents are “gifting” or selling their rental properties to their children for a nominal value. While this is a valid strategy, there are several important factors to consider.

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That begs the question though, are you a collector or a pack rat? A few years ago I came up with a simple quiz for my old weekly newspaper column, which I am updating here and now for your own benefit.

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When we’re online, we forget that there are real human people on the other end of the screen. We spurt off things online that we would never do if they were in a crowded place with a megaphone.

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The culture of an office is a big reason why people leave jobs and the only way to truly get a sense of it is to be a part of it, even for a day. How does it work?

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The Alberta Real Estate Association plans to hold a vote asking whether they are in favour of investing a portion of their annual dues to protect commissions for all members. Sounds great on the surface but is it really?

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How will “sold data” affect your business? Here are my thoughts on how you can use this huge change to your advantage.

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Cannabis, also known as marijuana, will be legalized in Canada on Oct. 17. However, that doesn’t mean you can use it anywhere you wish.

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Naturally, sellers prefer not to reveal any problems. After all, they’re motivated to sell. Sometimes, however, they can be incredibly forthcoming.

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Who would make an ideal inside sales agent (ISA)? Experience is an asset in most cases, but when looking for a good match, there are things that you should weigh more heavily.