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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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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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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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Back to school: Continuing education

Aug 13, 2018

There are lots of ways a real estate sales rep or broker can learn more about their profession. Education continues long after mandatory licensing...

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Why choose an FRI to represent you?

Feb 23, 2017
The FRI designation is acknowledged by the real estate community as a standard of excellence and accomplishment.   
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In search of a great real estate brokerage

Mar 30, 2016

When you are serious about a career in real estate and want to find a brokerage that aligns with your career aspirations, selecting the “right”...

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In search of a great real estate manager

Mar 04, 2016

If you ask any owner/managing partner of a real estate brokerage about the greatest challenges they face on a regular basis, the most common...

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Time to buy Canadian real estate, eh!

Feb 11, 2016

Remember back to 2008 when residents in Florida, Arizona and California were complaining about the influx of Canadians buying up properties in...

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Handling the globalization of real estate: thoughts from the Canadian market

Mar 12, 2015

When it comes to real estate, it is now almost impossible to live in vacuum and protect oneself from global events or influences. Real estate...

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Elements of negotiation

May 22, 2014

Most of you have heard the phrase, “The one who speaks first loses.” Does this mean an equally matched negotiation results in two salespeople...

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