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If every brokerage says you’ll make $100,000 in your first year, but one brokerage’s manager tells you that you’d be lucky to hit $40,000, most people would probably think twice about joining that team.

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It used to be only real estate agents and other businesspeople who would be plinking on their devices, handling business details in social settings. Now it’s everyone.

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To celebrate our magazine's 30th anniversary, we’re proud to announce a new, premium subscription service for those who value staying ahead of the curve and being well informed on the real estate industry in Canada.

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Just a suggestion: Start the meal with an espresso cup on a saucer, offering a drinkable hot tester of my very special silky cream of celery soup. Follow with the meal plan below.

Courtice, Ontario, Canada-June 09, 2019: Sign of Ontario Power Generation on the building at Darlington Energy Complex in Courtice, Ontario, the building supporting refurbishment reactors.

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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced that it's moving all its “non-station” groups to Clarington. The fallout on the social fabric of the region will have profound consequences.

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Beginning Thursday, we will install cameras in the staff kitchen area, and will advise the cleaners to place the dirty dishes in the office of the offender…

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Your client has said the offer is unacceptable. Now, while the buyer’s agent relaxes in the other room, it’s time to strategize.

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It might seem confusing that as a recruiter, I would be advising my clients and prospects not to hire an inside sales agent (ISA), when my job is to help brokerages and teams with all their real estate recruitment needs.

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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.

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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?