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 ...
How does RE/MAX West put on an event to remember?
August 14, 2014
How this merger will benefit sellers.
August 7, 2014
Launch of a new merger RE/MAX West announces its merger with a marketing support staff company Team Concierge, formerly operated as CX Team Consulting, provided marketing services and coordination support to Real Estate Agents in the GTA. Recently, RE/MAX West announced their merger with them, now operating as a division of RE/MAX West as Team Concierge. Team Concierge is exclusive to RE/MAX West sales professionals offering an internal marketing team for their agents. With this new service, RE/MAX West offers its sellers and buyers added value that none of the competitors offer. Team Concierge consists of a group of professionals ...
Expand your business, NETWORK!
July 10, 2014
In business the most important thing to remember is NETWORKING... the larger and more diverse your network is, the more advantages you will have in the world of business. This summer, Toronto offers many exciting events that provide business professionals with the means to mingle and build their network. Here are just a few "must attend" events: 1. Speedy Networking by Toronto Social Network on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at WAbar, 3 Isabella Street, Toronto, ON. Network with as many people as possible in one evening, but don’t let them catch you networking too long with one ...
We represent all buyers and sellers fairly.
July 3, 2014
Ethics plays a huge part in every decision we make, whether it is personal or professional. Like any occupation, real estate professionals also have to abide to specific policies, and laws of ethics in order to provide maximum quality services to their clients. Without these policies, real estate agents would find it extremely difficult to build lasting and trusting relationships with their clients. Choosing the right real estate professional, especially one who lives and breathes the laws of ethics and strives in providing fair and valuable services will decrease the downs in any real estate transaction. Here’s an example of ...
What to look for when choosing a brokerage/realtor... Why ethics is so important.
June 12, 2014
When thinking about buying or selling a home, one would benefit from having a real estate agent in their corner. The decision of what realtor to go with is a tough one due to the vast amount of brokerages to choose from. The question of the matter is… which one is perfect for you? When making the biggest decision of your life, picking any old realtor or brokerage will not do you any good. Weigh out the pros and cons, do your research, find out the terms, conditions and policies of each brokerage. A quality brokerage is one that strives ...
What to Watch for When Buying an Income Property in Toronto.
May 23, 2014
So, you want to start building a real estate portfolio and you require some insights with what to watch for when buying an income property in Toronto. The first thing you must be aware of, is the property performing well with its financial metrics? Analyzing an investment opportunity can be a daunting task, but if done properly it's the first step to financial freedom. The biggest mistake most newbie investors make is misunderstanding the difference between the NOI and CFBT when projecting cash flows. The NOI (net operating income) is the amount of money collected and then expenses are ...
Learn How to Invest in Income Properties in Toronto
May 16, 2014
Selling or buying a house is a complex and delicate operation. Buying or selling an investment property is an even greater task! This is why Re/Max West thought it would be great to share what two of its Realtors are currently hosting 8-10 times per year. Vincent la Fiura and Tony Carnovale have a created a group of professionals that specialize in different aspects of a real estate transaction, they named this group the Real Property Specialists (RPS). Their approach in helping consumers who are on both sides of the spectrum is to educate them in a very simplistic ...
The perfect home for the hardworking modern day woman.
May 9, 2014
Centuries ago, society's gender roles has portrayed women as care givers and males as bread winners, due to these roles, women were accustomed to cooking. For this very reason, women have tend to look for homes with beautiful and upgraded gourmet kitchens. In today's society, much has changed; women have become the bread winners and independent individuals. Being so busy in the work force and tending to their children, women today find it hard to relax and rarely have the time to really reflect on themselves. For this reason, noticeably women's desires in real estate today has changed from gourmet kitchen to ...
Are open houses advantageous for you?
May 1, 2014
Over numerous operations and observations of open houses hosted in today’s market, it has shown that the purpose of open houses has fallen short. Not only in Toronto’s market, but rather also in the market’s of several parts of the country, such as, Edmonton and Kingston, where open house are only yielding/attracting no more than 7 or 8 groups of people., despite all of the advertising and signs displayed. So the question is, have open houses become obsolete? Most would think that in a market like Toronto’s, where listings are few, far between, and homes are selling in an average ...
Accountability, a factor in avoiding the roller coaster effect?
April 14, 2014
Avoiding the roller coaster that is so typical of real estate is directly related to the amount of prospecting one does. However, the success in prospecting is obtained by the amount of effort and number of people one speaks to. Over the last 10 years, we have noticed that we only achieve the most success in hitting our targets when we have the support and encouragement of another person. We have coaches, partners, spouses and brokers that act in that capacity and have found that when we did not have that support there to remind us of our targets and goals ...