Guest Columns

Guest Columns


Whenever I speak to real estate boards and brokers of record, I like to remind them that consumer protection is a shared responsibility between the provincial real estate regulator and the profession.

Ettore Cardarelli


It is with a very heavy heart that the OREA family recognizes the loss of friend, leader and a true legend of organized real estate in Canada – Ettore Cardarelli.

George Cormack


With history as our lens, a small handful of leaders stand taller, even in such towering company. George Cormack was such a man. It is with great sadness that I share that he has passed.

John DiMichele, left and Miguel Lameiro.


John DiMichele: "Earlier this summer, I met with Miguel Lameiro, Humber College associate dean of program delivery, education and training solutions."



Richard Robbins takes a deep dive into the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and offers his thoughts on where the real estate market is headed.


The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) is a modern regulator, and modern regulation is all about preventing problems from occurring in the first place.


Our mission at the Ontario Real Estate Association is to help all 78,000 members succeed in building stronger communities.


To be a modern regulator, RECO must provide timely and helpful service. Consumers and registrants who contact RECO with inquiries or to file a complaint need to know what they can expect in terms of timely service.

Christopher Alexander is Executive Vice President and Regional Director of RE/MAX INTEGRA, Ontario-Atlantic Region.


Real estate success is built on high-touch, emotional relationships between agents and consumers, which we cannot forget. This begs the question: will technology ever replace the human touch?


Century 21 First Canadian has always prided itself in providing superior training programs for new sales representatives as well as support and mentorship for all salespeople we employ.