REIC Blog

REIC Blog

 
Welcome to the REIC Blog. Here REIC leadership and staff share insights into REIC activities, sector developments and news, and give you the opportunity to provide input.

Your comments are welcome. Add your perspective by using the comments feature at the end of each blog.

 

Learning doesn’t stop – it becomes more flexible and adaptable

Jul 30, 2020

I have spent my career focused on supporting the education path of individuals throughout their lives. Whether it is a student in university or a...

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Professionalism Shines: Why I Prefer Designated Property Managers

Mar 03, 2020
As a practicing property manager, consultant and court specialist I am always engaging with other property and asset managers. I have worked with... read more

Ethics - Universally, a Very Good Place to Start

Dec 20, 2019

There are best practices for property management that are specific to the regions where business is being conducted. But there are also aspects...

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RECO launches new Real Estate Salesperson program

Nov 22, 2019

For individuals wanting to enter real estate sales, Humber College is the new provider of the Real Estate Salesperson Program in Ontario. This...

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How to Promote Your Professional Designation

Oct 18, 2019

When I received my Fellow of the Real Estate Institute (FRI) designation in my 20s, I believed that I had reached a new plateau in the real estate...

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Why We Volunteer

Sep 12, 2019

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  – Margaret...

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The challenge of brokerage profitability and sustainability

Jan 31, 2019

Why do people in the real estate industry rarely talk about the one of biggest changes to hit the real estate industry over the past few decades:...

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The FRI designation establishes top-tier real estate professionals

Jan 31, 2019

Licensing is only the start of your real estate career. In today’s marketplace the competition is steadily increasing, and it’s becoming even...

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Educated and Designated Realtors Important For First-Time Homebuyers

Dec 17, 2018

When it comes to choosing a realtor, Canadians have many options. With more than 120,000 registered agents in Canada, however, it can be difficult...

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Location, Location, Location is a lie

Oct 02, 2018

Location, location, location is touted as the most important factor when determining the best place to invest. Like many maxims (e.g. “nice guys...

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