I don’t show homes to just anyone. In fact, I avoid showing to one particular kind of buyer.

Tim Syrianos (Photo: Elijah Shark)


As Tim Syrianos finishes his term as TREB president, he looks back on the past year and what’s coming for the real estate market and the industry.

It’s worth walking around the Wall House to see it from various angles. (Photo: Diane Slawych)


“What normal family can live in such a house?” shrugs tour guide Titus Akkermans. No doubt about it, Wall House 2, located in the residential neighbourhood of Hoornse Meer in the Dutch city of Groningen, is an unusual structure.

Caroline Salette (Photo by Chantale Lecours)


Caroline Salette begins her Facebook page with the quote: “Real estate is not what I do, real estate is who I am.” In 2015, she launched her coaching and training firm Groupe Salette.

Inntel Hotel in Zaandam, Holland features the facades of houses in the region. Note the blue house in the top corner, an homage to impressionist painter Claude Monet.


Inntel Hotel in Zaandam, Holland features the facades of houses in the region. It's part of a downtown development that includes several other new buildings constructed in the traditional styles and colours.

Louise Martinheira (Photo: Elijah Shark)


If you want proof that the past does not predict the future, meet Louise Martinheira. Raised by a single mother and single grandmother in low-income housing, Martinheira entered adulthood “determined not to be poor.”

Chuck Magnus


Sales rep Chuck Magnus crossed nine provinces, five time zones and dipped his toes in two oceans in 18 days to raise funds for kids with cancer.

Richard Miller (Photo by Rachael Little)


The real estate industry "is one of the most lax where training is concerned," says broker Richard Miller. "My motto is training, training and more training, both in and out of the office."

The mural created by street artist Phlegm.


Slate Asset Management acquired all four corners of a busy Toronto intersection and is now using public art to reinvigorate it one corner at a time.

Brandon Polsinello (Photo: Elijah Shark)


Brandon Polsinello, 29, leads the expanding Polsinello sales team, currently comprised of 20 sales reps who are trained to stay ahead of the competition by leveraging technology.