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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.

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Must-Have Skills as Property Management Evolves

Mar 16, 2018
The daily life of a property manager is far different today than it was a decade ago. In the multi-family sector, residents want more than to...
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The Behaviour Behind Effective Lease Negotiation

Feb 13, 2018
To effectively and successfully negotiate, real estate practitioners must understand how human behavior influences the deal-making process. It’s...
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Understanding the Importance of Social Media Presence

Feb 08, 2018
Traditional advertising is no longer enough to stay competitive. Agents need to harness the potential of social media to connect with potential...
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Updated REIC Code of Professional Standards Ensures Continued Relevance in An Evolving Industry

Jan 25, 2018
There is no doubt these are evolving times for all real estate professionals. The nature of transactions as well as the regulatory environment...
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Property Manager’s Guide to Ethics in Real Estate

Jan 23, 2018
Even the most seasoned property managers find good decision-making to be a life-long learning experience in an ever-changing industry. While...
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Professional Development: The Key to Attracting and Retaining Top Talent!

Jan 03, 2018
It’s no secret that the real estate management profession is aging more quickly than other occupations. You are probably seeing that in your own...
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Bachelor of Commerce, with a Minor in Property Management

Dec 22, 2017
Thanks to a $1M donation by W. Dean Weidner of Weidner Investment Services, Inc. to MacEwan University in Edmonton, we will soon see students...
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Goal Setting: More Than Just Thinking SMART

Dec 04, 2017
Instead of putting up an inspiration board for this New Year, I took it down. Because it got too depressing. And, as it turns out, I’m not alone....
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The Value of Continuing Education

Oct 05, 2017
In this time of social media and digital communications, online networking and self-promotion have become a necessity in order to stay in touch...
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An Easy Hack to Avoid a Lawsuit

Sep 27, 2017
As a lawyer, manager of a brokerage and a member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) I’m surrounded by rules of professional conduct...
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