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Negotiating with Ease and Detecting Deception with Confidence

Negotiating with Ease and Detecting Deception with Confidence

April 29, 2021

Discover real-world techniques on how to interpret body language effectively so you can immediately bolster your professional brand. Pamela Barnum, former undercover police officer and body language expert, joins TRREB President Lisa Patel to talk about the three Ds that will help you build trust, negotiate better deals and close more sales.

The Spirit of Giving Back

The Spirit of Giving Back

April 22, 2021

A motorcycle ride turned into an extraordinary fundraising journey for one family - raising over $700,000 combined for SickKids Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network. Wasaga Beach REALTOR® Bruce Johnson joins TRREB President and host, Lisa Patel to share his inspiring story that began with the tragic loss of his daughter Alyssa and became the motivation to make a difference in hundreds of children’s lives. And, discover why he thinks real estate professionals give back on a level that no other industry does.

Experimenting with Missing Middle Housing in Toronto

Experimenting with Missing Middle Housing in Toronto

April 5, 2021

The Beaches-East York neighbourhood is built-up with semi and detached homes, but there’s an opportunity to expand the types of housing in these areas. TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host Jason Mercer interviews Toronto City Councillor Brad Bradford about how he’s breaking through zoning policies to turn the missing middle into a reality with a transformative pilot project.

 

Past Reflections and Choosing to Challenge the Future

Past Reflections and Choosing to Challenge the Future

March 8, 2021

The passion to lead and the will to challenge is what drives these five incredible women.

We’re tapping into the inspiring stories of past female TRREB Presidents. Hear how these trailblazers steered the board, dealt with tough issues and helped open doors for other women to follow.

TRREB President Lisa Patel leads a powerful discussion on ways we can cultivate meaningful change in the real estate industry that allows more women to bring their perspectives to boards, not only today but for future generations.

The State of the Mortgage Industry

The State of the Mortgage Industry

March 4, 2021

Growing mortgage deferrals took headlines by storm. TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host, Jason Mercer sits down with Mortgage Professional Canada President & CEO Paul Taylor to unpack the tale of the mortgage deferral cliff, the restored confidence by homeowners carrying a mortgage, and where mortgage rates may be headed.

An Answer to Toronto’s Housing Shortages

An Answer to Toronto’s Housing Shortages

March 3, 2021

The demand for housing in the city is growing faster than the number of houses up for sale. But, there’s an opportunity to diversify the housing types available to increase housing supply. In a fast and focused conversation challenging policymakers to effect real change, Michele Trocme and Joe Berridge from Urban Strategies join TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host, Jason Mercer to share how the missing middle can transform urban areas across the GTA.

Buying, Selling and Renting Trends in 2021

Buying, Selling and Renting Trends in 2021

March 1, 2021

The dream of homeownership is stronger than ever with a majority of new homeowners admitting they purchased their home sooner than expected. TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host, Jason Mercer and Ipsos Vice President Sean Simpson talk about the strength of the market and the latest consumer sentiments of buying, selling and renting this year.

Black History Month Perspectives

Black History Month Perspectives

February 25, 2021

What a way to close out Black History Month and to keep the conversation going for the remainder of 2021. This is one conversation you want to listen to. TRREB President Lisa Patel sat down with five black Realtor Members of TRREB’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force: Charlene Williams, Ingrid Rojas, Mark Steele, Colin Campbell & Soroya Dempsey; TRREB Member Sheena Thompson, founder of the Black Realtors Association Facebook Group; and Von Palmer, TRREB’s Chief Govt Affairs & Comms Officer. All of them have two things in common; black ancestry and ambassadors for the real estate industry. Have a listen as they discuss the state of diversity in the GTA real estate industry, their experiences and perspectives.

Market Reactions to COVID-19

Market Reactions to COVID-19

February 24, 2021

The GTA real estate market experienced a record rebound after a steep drop in activity due to the pandemic. Listen in as TRREB’s Chief Market Analyst and podcast host, Jason Mercer talks with TRREB President Lisa Patel about the unprecedented year in the housing market, why the demand for condos is up, and how guiding clients virtually is now the new reality in the industry.

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board New Brand Launch

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board New Brand Launch

January 24, 2020

Know more about the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s new branding and theme

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