What’s that saying again? “Work hard, play hard” If you’re looking to work in an environment that promotes and appreciates hard work but still knows how to throw a great shindig, you’ve come to the right place! RE/MAX West hosts an Annual Awards Gala to show appreciation to all of our agents. Our brokerage believes that with hard work comes great rewards and we like to reward our top agents with not only an event at a great venue, amazing food, live entertainment and networking opportunities but also with our array of multi-level club awards! But ...
Annual Gala — Work as a Team, Play as a Team!
July 11, 2016
The Value of Experienced Broker Managers
July 4, 2016
The successful are those who acknowledge their faults and imperfections and strive to be better. We’ve observed many of our agents go from novice to expert in the industry of real estate within a short amount time using the method of mentorship. Having an experienced and knowledgeable real estate professional who has been there, done that is extremely important when building your business. Here at RE/MAX West we offer our agents more than a handful of exceptional real estate sales professionals, brokers, and managers that would be more than happy to mentor you through the process of building your ...
Get Ahead of the Competition, Join RE/MAX West TODAY!
June 14, 2016
Attention all Real Estate sales professionals, are you looking for the right fit for you? Want to work for the best? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here at RE/MAX West we believe in our agents! We provide our agents with the resources, training and support needed to succeed. With a total of 8 offices surrounding the Greater Toronto Area and over 450 agents, we are known as one of the top producing brokerages in the GTA, and we’re still expanding! You’re probably wondering what RE/MAX West can offer you compared to all of the other brokerages out ...
Choose the right brokerage for you!
October 9, 2014
When having to decide which brokerage to work with, doing your research is crucial. Questions you may want to ask are: "Do they have highly experienced sales professionals?" "How many sales reprentatives have been committed to said brokerage for a long time?" "Has the brokerage aided their sales professionals' business growth and success?" Choosing the right brokerage for you is very important, for a Realtor it is like choosing the right home. It will speak louder than rumors, to know that the brokerage you have chosen consists of dedicated people. Here at RE/MAX West, over 40% of our agents have ...
Get some tips & tricks at the 2014 Toronto Fall Home Show!
September 10, 2014
Summer is coming to an end and autumn is fast approaching. To welcome the new fall season, we present to you the 2014 Toronto Fall Home Show, an event that RE/MAX is proud to be sponsoring. The event runs from September 18 to the 21st taking place in the core of Toronto! This year the exhibition features celebrity/special guests: Tommy Smythe Television Design Personality Dan Hall of Hall Developments Marian Parsons – AKA Miss Mustard Seed Kevin Durkee from Cheesewerks Culinary Adventure Co. Vicky Sanderson from artemano And so much more. If you are interested in learning some tips ...
Take your real estate career to a level you've never imagined!
September 3, 2014
RE/MAX West is committed to helping you achieve the greatest possible success in your real estate career! To help you do just that, we developed the Launch Pad! Program. Beginning September 8th, join us in a 4 week boot camp, specifically designed to help real estate sales representatives exceed anything they've been able to accomplish so far. By instilling the habits and skills you will learn in the program, you WILL experience consistent success as a REALTOR®. Take action to excel today. Topics include: *Developing the mindset necessary to succeed *Specific actions you can take to get more appointments *Controlling ...
How does RE/MAX West put on an event to remember?
August 14, 2014
Here at RE/MAX West we appreciate our agents and our team! We are like a big family, when one succeeds, we all succeed! Yesterday's event Schmooze Palooza & Fundraiser at Woodbine Race Tracks was 1 of the 2 big events that we organize each year to celebrate our team's successes. The venue was under a white tent, elegant and filled with cheerful faces. Among the guests were RE/MAX West agents, management and their families, Team Concierge, and some new faces looking to be apart of the team. With an elaborate buffet dinner and dessert table, live music and entertainment, plus ...
Protecting Your Commission in the Case of a Shortfall of Funds on Closing
January 2, 2014
Let’s assume that you are the buyer’s agent and you have been told that the property have been mortgaged to the hilt, the taxes are several years in arrears, and there are outstanding executions affecting the property. Do you just move on to another property, or can you be paid out of this deal? After all, you have the buyer and you are the one who is putting this whole deal together, so you should get paid. Many agents will try to write something into the Offer giving themselves some priority. Will this work? Probably not! A frequently used clause ...
Be Careful about Fires if You are a Tenant
December 19, 2013
Basement Apartment Fire Safety Many young people will rent basement apartments. The problem is that some homeowners will not take all the appropriate steps to ensure that the unit complies with the legal requirements, or ensure that they are kept in compliance with the Fire Code of Ontario. The first step, if you are renting is to determine whether the unit is a “legal basement apartment”. In this regard, call the municipality. Was there a building permit for the conversion, when was that, and was a final inspection ever conducted or is this project “still in the works”? Let’s assume ...
Too Much Security can bring down the Value of Your Condo Townhouse!
October 23, 2013
A few weeks ago we pubished a blog on increasing the value of your condo or townhome through added security. But is there such thing as too much security? People like to be safe. They like to see the visible signs of security: fences, barriers, cameras, and the like. A large condominium project may employ security guards at the entrance to the driveway, and again just inside the main door. Entry is permitted only by electronic access key. That’s fine for highrises, but what about the upscale condominium townhouse complexes with less than 150 units? In this case, too much ...