by Linas Kilius | May 13, 2016
In our most recent episode, we invite our special guest Bryn Jones of Centum Mortgage Professionals to discuss with us a recent article published by Maclean's magazine that investigates the impact of foreign investment on the Canadian real estate marketplace.
Is the mass influx of foreign investment responsible for the rapid home price increases we're seeing in Toronto and Vancouver? Are we on the verge of an inevitable major market correction? Is foreign investment in Canadian real estate propping...read more...
by Linas Kilius | May 4, 2016
In the main segment our fifth episode we talk about getting started in the real estate industry. Setting up your sphere of influence, effective prospecting, and using CENTURY 21 Canada's Client Connect system to effectively cultivate your client base.
We also discuss the recent ruling by the competition bureau regarding TREB's restricted MLS policies and CENTURY 21 Canada's Future Leaders Network.
Our app of the week is one that is integral for the productivity of the modern agent. "Dropbox"...read more...
by Linas Kilius | April 28, 2016
In our fourth episode we discuss the recently released CREA DANGER report, which highlights the potential threats to the real estate industry's salespeople, brokers, boards, associations and MLS systems.
APP OF THE WEEK
Our app of the week is "Open Home Pro" (openhomepro.com). A fantastic CRM tablet app for open houses. Check out their app for iOS and Android.
This podcast was brought to you by the Spotlight™ marketing program....read more...
by Linas Kilius | April 21, 2016
In the third episode of the Spotlight Podcast:
In our news segment, we discuss CREA's recently released real estate market numbers for March which highlights the seemingly never-ending increase in home value across most of Canada. Is there any end to the unsustainably rapid increase in the cost of homes across the country?
In our main segment this week, we discuss the misleading nature of statistics in REP Magazine. How do they get their numbers for their...read more...
by Linas Kilius | April 13, 2016
In our second podcast episode, Linas and Eryn welcome our special guest Ritchie Bisnauth, an experienced certified Home Inspector. We discuss how there has been a big push nationwide to start regulating and licensing the home inspection industry.
In all provinces and territories in Canada (with the exception of Alberta and BC), the requirements to practice home inspection is virtually non-existent. This has led to many high profile cases in the media of sub-standard home inspectors costing home...read more...