Guest Columns

Guest Columns


Last year, following a competitive RFP process, RECO worked with consulting firm CamProf Inc. to launch a formal and rigorous review of all aspects of the Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) program.


When I began my tenure, I was repeatedly asked the question, “Where are buyers coming from?” Being unable to answer the question, created the need for a solution that, I have to think, has been contemplated before.


No longer simply an administrator for the membership, the boards, individually and collectively, must create an environment for Realtor success. Realtors need strategies to remain relevant to the consumer.


RECO believes REBBA and the code have served Ontario consumers well, but the legislation could be updated to better protect consumers and maintain strong public trust in the profession.


By challenging our conventions and taking a new road altogether, we accomplished some big things for our members, home buyers and sellers.


A recent interview a salesperson conducted with a candidate for a job as his assistant left us speechless. Without naming and shaming, I think...


As the days get longer and winter (slowly) transforms into spring, there’s an excitement in the air at the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), and it isn’t entirely weather-related.


The Ontario Real Estate Association was at the forefront of some big issues affecting Ontario Realtors, the real estate industry and most importantly, Ontario’s homeowners and those wishing to join their ranks.


The Toronto condo market has a staggering number of buildings and projects – just over 1,700 at the end of 2018. How did we determine which condos to rank in the top 10?


At Banff Western Connection, CREA opted to perpetuate the fear of those with a vested interest in keeping Zillow out and then offered no opportunity for questions or rebuttal from those of us who support Zillow.